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Chesapeake Hospitality - History

A 64 Year History of Creating Hotel Asset Value

It was 1957 when Edgar Sims, Jr. opened the 12-room Royal Pine Motel in College Park, Maryland. His vision: provide guests with outstanding service in an exceptionally maintained property.


As his sons became involved in the business, it led to growth and an emboldened vision for the company. Well-managed expansion, opportunities for employees, and community involvement were the cornerstones of the business strategy. It provides the foundation for Chesapeake Hospitality today.