RICHMOND, VA. — Apple Hospitality REIT has sold nine hotels in Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, Virginia and Texas for $95 million. The hotels total 1,054 rooms. The sold hotels included two in Florida (Homewood Suites by Hilton Sarasota and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Tampa), one in Louisiana (SpringHill Suites by Marriott Baton Rouge), one in North Carolina (Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Holly Springs), two in Virginia (Courtyard by Marriott Bristol and Courtyard by Marriott Harrisonburg) and three in Texas. The buyer(s) was not disclosed. Richmond-based Apple Hospitality REIT is publicly traded and owns 234 hotels in 34 states.