CRESTVIEW — The Hub City’s Comfort Inn & Suites is a recipient of the 2016 Platinum Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International Inc., the Comfort Inn brand’s franchisor.

Platinum Award status represents an accomplishment for a hotel and its entire staff. Just the top 3 percent of hotels in each brand are eligible to receive this annual distinction.

The Comfort Inn & Suites here in Crestview is one of two Florida properties to receive this award.

As one of the company’s top-franchised hotels operating under the Comfort Inn flag, the hotel has demonstrated “an exceptional focus on guest satisfaction and dedication to providing superior service,” according to a media release.

Additional award criteria are evaluated by Choice Hotels through its official property ranking reports.