My Place Hotel opens at corner of Eagle Road, Fairview Avenue By Meridian Press staff firstname.lastname@example.org HollyBeechMP Apr 19, 2017 (…) By My Place Hotels My Place Hotels of America recently opened its first Idaho location at 3050 E. Jewel St., near the corner of Eagle Road and Fairview Avenue in Meridian. My Place Hotels of America recently opened its first Idaho hotel in Meridian, bringing the brand into 16 states with 32 locations. A second Idaho location is underway in Twin Falls.The new four-story hotel in Meridian has 85 rooms and offers economy options for short and extended stays. It’s at 3050 E. Jewel St., near Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, across Eagle Road from The Village at Meridian. Story continues below video × Advertisement After seven months of construction, the Meridian hotel opened on April 10, according to a press release. The owners will host a grand opening event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 24, which will include a food drive for the Meridian Food Bank. Meridian’s Great Harvest Bread Co. will cater the event.The hotel is independently owned by MP Meridian, LLC, and operated by Channel Point Hospitality, LLC, a division of Aimbridge Hospitality. The general manager, Chris Vaughn, has lived in Meridian since 1991, according to a press release. The hotel’s extended-stay rooms will feature a kitchen with a two-burner cooktop, a microwave and a full refrigerator. The hotel will allow pets and have on-site laundry, internet and a 24-hour store.My Place Hotels of America was co-founded by Ron Rivett, who also co-founded Super 8 Motels Inc., and is headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The first My Place Hotel opened in North Dakota in 2012, according to the company’s website, myplacehotels.com. More from this section UPDATE: Meridian police apprehend student allegedly responsible for Heritage threat Last updated: April 27, 2017 Housing construction has 'gone crazy' in West Ada, boosting total market value Posted: April 27, 2017 Treasure Valley Kite Festival returns to Meridian Saturday Posted: April 26, 2017 Meridian leaders talk Costco, mental health and transportation Posted: April 26, 2017 Scentsy employees to get $10 each to spread cheer on International Pay It Forward Day Posted: April 26, 2017 HollyBeechMP Follow HollyBeechMP Close Get email notifications on HollyBeechMP daily! Your notification has been saved. There was a problem saving your notification. Whenever HollyBeechMP posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Save Manage followed notifications Follow HollyBeechMP Close Followed notifications Please log in to use this feature Log In Don't have an account? Sign Up Today Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!