Best Western Plus Clearfield Recognized with the Brand's Most Prestigious Honor

Clearfield, PA, 10.15.2021 -- The Best Western Plus in Clearfield was recognized with the brand’s highest honor, the M.K. Guertin Award at Best Western® Hotels and Resorts’ 2021 North American Convention held recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award was presented at an awards ceremony in front of Best Western’s North American hoteliers, corporate staff, and senior leadership team.

The esteemed M.K. Guertin Award is held in high regard as hotels that receive this award best represent the vision of Best Western’s founder and demonstrate exceptional levels of quality, guest satisfaction, and dedication to the brand. The hotels must also meet other brand standards and membership requirements to qualify for this award.

The Best Western Plus in Clearfield, PA is one of only 69 hotels out of approximately 2,100 properties in North America to receive this award.

“It is my distinct pleasure to congratulate the Best Western Plus on receiving our brand’s prestigious M.K. Guertin Award,” said Ishwar Naran, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “Named after our founder, this award holds great meaning and recognizes the top-performing hotels in our company across areas such as quality assurance, customer service, guest satisfaction, and commitment to the brand. The Best Western Plus has shown an unwavering dedication to excellence – even during one of the most challenging times for our industry – and we are proud to have them as an outstanding member of the Best Western family.”

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Located at 14424 Clearfield Shawville Hwy, Clearfield, the Best Western Plus features 69 rooms with an indoor pool and hot tub, complimentary “Deluxe Hot Breakfast”, free wi-fi, and free self-parking.  The property is managed by State College based Hospitality Asset Management Company (HAMCO), which operates numerous award-winning properties in State College, Altoona, Carlisle, and Indiana, PA.  “We are thrilled and so very proud of General Manager, Belinda Snyder, and her staff for receiving such a distinguished award from Best Western” says Edward Tubbs, Chief Operating Officer for HAMCO.

For reservations, call the hotel directly at 814.768.1049 or call Best Western’s 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-800-WESTERN. Reservations are also available through

About Hospitality Asset Management Company Inc.:

Hospitality Asset Management Company operates 15 Pennsylvania lodging properties and five restaurants. The company is a full-service management organization with extensive experience in hotel and restaurant development, financing, and operations.

In State College, they manage the AAA Four Diamond Carnegie House/Grace restaurant, Days Inn by Wyndham Penn State, Hilton Garden Inn/Mercato Mio restaurant, Super 8 by Wyndham, Quality Inn, Nittany Budget Motel, and Gigi’s Southern Table restaurant. In Carlisle, PA, their operations include the Comfort Suites, Comfort Inn and 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion and in Indiana, PA, on the campus of IUP, the Hilton Garden Inn and CH Fields Craft Kitchen. They also operate the Courtyard by Marriott, Wingate by Wyndham, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, and TōST at Market Square in Altoona, PA, as well as the Best Western Plus in Clearfield, PA. In Camp Hill, PA they feature the newly constructed Comfort Suites and the Penn Harris Hotel & Convention Center.


About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts:

Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand within the BWH Hotel GroupSM global network. With 18 brands and approximately 4,700 hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide*, BWH Hotel Group suits the needs of developers and guests in every market. Brands include Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Vīb®, GLō®, Aiden®, Sadie®, BW Premier Collection® and BW Signature Collection®. Through acquisition, WorldHotelsTM Luxury, WorldHotels Elite, WorldHotels Distinctive, and WorldHotels Crafted collections are also offered. Completing the portfolio is SureStay®, SureStay Plus®, SureStay Collection® and SureStay StudioSM franchises**. For more information visit,, and


* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.

**All Best Western, WorldHotels and SureStay branded hotels are independently owned and operated.

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