ValueXpress obtained a $4.8-million SBA 7(a) first-mortgage loan commitment with its banking partner, Westbound Bank, for a 3-story, 81-room extended-stay interior-corridor hotel constructed by the sponsors to Candlewood Suites brand standards. Room mix is 4 king studio suites and 77 double queen studio suites. Each suite features a fully equipped kitchen, large workspace and recliner. Kitchens include full-sized refrigerator/freezer, cook-top, microwave, dishwasher, sink, cooking utensils, and dishes. The property features the Candlewood Cupboard, where guests can purchase food, beverages and toiletries. Additional amenities include the Gazebo Grill, guest laundry, lending library, Candlewood Gym and outdoor pool.
The property is situated east of Houston off I-10, 30 minutes from Hobby Airport. The location in Baytown allows for easy access to popular area attractions and business destinations. Local tourist spots include Pirates Bay Waterpark and Houston Raceway Park. Notable historic sites, including Battleship Texas and San Jacinto Monument, are within a short drive of the hotel.