Choice Hotels International is to build the first Cambria Suites hotel in Washington DC, US.

The 182-room Cambria Suites hotel is a joint venture between Choice Hotels, hotel management and development company Concord Hospitality and real estate firm Roadside Development.

The hotel is part of the $300m mixed-use development CityMarket at O, and will feature a pool and a fitness centre.

Concord Hospitality will also build a 127-room Cambria Suites in Houston, Texas.