Hospitality Properties Trust Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results Conference Call for Thursday, February 9th

January 26, 2006

NEWTON, Mass.--Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced that it will host a conference call in conjunction with the announcement of its fourth quarter and year end 2005 financial results.

HPT plans to issue a press release containing its fourth quarter and year end financial results before the NYSE opens on Thursday, February 9, 2006. Later that day at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, John Murray, president and chief operating officer, and Mark Kleifges, chief financial officer, will host a conference call to discuss the fourth quarter and year end 2005 results. Following the company's remarks, there will be a short question and answer period.

The conference call telephone number is (800) 818-5264. Participants calling from outside the United States and Canada should dial (913) 981-4910. No pass code is necessary to access the call from either number. Participants should dial in about 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available through Wednesday, February 15, 2006. To hear the replay, dial (719) 457-0820. The replay pass code is 1317540.

A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available in a listen-only mode on the company's web site, which is located at Participants wanting to access the webcast should visit the company's web site about five minutes before the call. The archived webcast will be available for replay on the company's web site for about one week after the call.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, which owns over 300 hotels located throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

Hospitality Properties Trust
Timothy A. Bonang
Manager of Investor Relations

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