MainStay Williston brings home the Gold Award!

Williston, ND. May 15, 2020 – The MainStay Suites hotel of Williston, North Dakota, managed by Dora Hospitality, has been recognized with a prestigious 2019 Gold Award from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the MainStay brand.

The Gold Award designation goes only to the top 10% of hotels within the brand, representing a tremendous accomplishment. As one of the top-tier properties operating under the MainStay flag, the hotel’s staff has demonstrated an exceptional focus on guest satisfaction and dedication to superior service. Award criteria are evaluated by Choice Hotels through its official property ranking reports and relies on real guest reviews via Likelihood to Recommendscores to rank their hotels. This will be the third year in a row that the MainStay Williston has earned the Gold Award.

“It is extremely gratifying to have the kind of staff that is able to take the service to our guests to a level that is rated in the top 10% of our brand. This is a tribute to the consistent hard work that the entire team at the hotel has put in,” said Joe Dora, General Manager.  Mr. Dora, who has been managing hotels across the country for his family company, Dora Hospitality, since the 1980s, opened and decided to stay at the MainStay Suites hotel in Williston.   

The MainStay Suites Williston participates in the award-winning Choice Privileges loyalty rewards program, rated a top loyalty rewards program by both USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards and by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years.  Membership is free and offers fast rewards, instant perks, and exclusive member rates.  For more information on this award-winning hotel or to take advantage of Choice Privileges rewards, visit and book directly at