This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, or any solicitation of an offer to buy, these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offering is being made solely by means of the prospectus, including a preliminary prospectus supplement, forming part of the effective shelf registration statement.A copy of the prospectus supplement and base prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting: Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, or by calling (800) 503-4611, or by e-mail at email@example.com; or Raymond James & Associates, Inc., 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716, or by calling toll-free at 1-800-248-8863, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Attention: Syndicate Department, 777 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, or by calling (800) 792-2473, or by email at email@example.com; or RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th floor, New York, New York 10281-8098, or by calling (877) 822-4089. About Summit Hotel PropertiesSummit Hotel Properties, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring and owning premium-branded select-service hotels in the upscale and upper midscale segments. As of January 8, 2013 the Company’s hotel portfolio consisted of 84 hotels with a total of 9,019 guestrooms located in 21 states. Forward Looking Statements This press release contains statements that are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. These statements relate to the expected date of closing of the Company’s common stock offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds. No assurance can be given that the common stock offering discussed above will be completed on the date or the terms described, or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Completion of the common stock offering on the date and the terms described, and the application of net proceeds, are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including, without limitation, general economic conditions, market conditions and other factors, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s periodic reports and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Copies are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov . The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements after the date of this release.