In focus: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Centralia’s new La Quinta by Wyndam


A ribbon-cutting ceremony for La Quinta by Wyndham in Centralia was held on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

The event was hosted by the Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce. The new hotel is located at 1225 Mellen St. in Centralia. 

“The owners are excited to bring a Wyndham property to the area and contribute to the economy of Lewis County,” General Manager Pamela Johnson stated in a news release prior to the event.

La Quinta by Windham is owned by Brent Nicholson and Nick Westlund. Nicholson is local to the community and his family has owned the property since 2005. 

The hotel employs 17 people. It features 88 rooms, including three family-style suites that offer a queen bed and bunk beds. Some of the rooms also feature a kitchen with a full-size refrigerator.  There are a variety of queen and king rooms throughout the hotel. Some rooms allow pets.