Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE: INN) (the "Company") today announced that it closed on the previously announced acquisition of the Hampton Inn & Suites located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Company acquired the 211-guestroom Hampton Inn & Suites on April 13, 2015 for a total purchase price of $39.0 million and entered into a management agreement with Interstate Hotels & Resorts. The Company anticipates an estimated forward capitalization rate in the range of 7.0 percent to 8.0 percent based on management's current estimate of the hotel's 2016 net operating income.

"We are extremely pleased with the recent completion of the Hampton Inn & Suites located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis," said Daniel P. Hansen, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This property is a wonderful addition to our nationwide portfolio of premium select-service hotels. The newly built Hampton Inn & Suites is in a prime urban location with direct access to the Minneapolis Skyway System and walking distance to the Block E Entertainment District, Target Field, Target Center, Minneapolis Convention Center and the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, currently under construction."

About Summit Hotel Properties

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused primarily on acquiring and owning premium-branded, select-service hotels in the upscale and upper midscale segments of the lodging industry. As of April 14, 2015, the Company's portfolio consisted of 91 hotels with a total of 11,679 guestrooms located in 21 states.

For additional information, please visit the Company's website, www.shpreit.com .

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For information about the Company's business and financial results, please refer to the "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and "Risk Factors" sections of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 filed with the SEC, and its quarterly and other periodic filings with the SEC. The Company undertakes no duty to update the statements in this release to conform the statements to actual results or changes in the Company's expectations.

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