DiamondRock Provides Update on Impact of Hurricane Sandy

           DiamondRock Provides Update on Impact of Hurricane Sandy

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 31, 2012

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --DiamondRock Hospitality Company
(the "Company") (NYSE: DRH) today announced that the latest information
indicates that all associates and guests staying at its hotels impacted by
Hurricane Sandy are safe. After preliminary physical inspections, our hotels
directly impacted by the storm, including our two hotels located in
Washington, D.C., four hotels located in New York City and two hotels located
in Boston, did not suffer significant property damage. The hotels remain open
and are currently catering to the needs of guests. The Company is currently
evaluating the financial impact from the storm on hotel operating results.

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"We are incredibly proud of our team and the folks on the ground at the hotels
during this very trying time. The associates are rising to the occasion,
taking care of fellow employees and the guests while doing everything possible
to support the local community," stated Mark W. Brugger, Chief Executive
Officer of DiamondRock Hospitality Company.

About the Company

DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust
(REIT) that is an owner of premium hotel properties. The Company owns 26
premium hotels with approximately 11,500 rooms and holds one senior mortgage
loan. The Company's hotels are generally operated under globally recognized
brands such as Hilton, Marriott, and Westin. For further information, please
visit DiamondRock Hospitality Company's website at www.drhc.com.

SOURCE DiamondRock Hospitality Company

Website: http://www.drhc.com
Contact: Sean Mahoney, +1-240-744-1150
 
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