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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   February 4, 2013

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland 001-34693 27-1200777
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
50 Cocoanut Row, Suite 211, Palm Beach, Florida   33480
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (561) 802-4477

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On February 4, 2013, Chatham Lodging Trust (the "Company") announced that it will rebrand its 105-room Washington, D.C. hotel to a Residence Inn by Marriott following an upgrade/renovation. The Company acquired the hotel in July 2011, as part of a five-hotel portfolio acquisition.

Additionally, the Company announced it repaid the approximate $19 million loan balance outstanding on the Washington, D.C. hotel and refinanced three other mortgage loans, extending the Company’s debt maturity and enhancing earnings through reduced interest costs.

A copy of such press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Press Release of the Company, dated February 4, 2013, furnished under Item 7.01,

The information contained in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Furthermore, the information contained in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference in the filings of the registrant under the Securities Act of 1933.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

February 5, 2013   By:   Dennis M. Craven
        Name: Dennis M. Craven
        Title: Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press release dated February 4, 2013 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01)