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Ocean Properties, Ltd. Opens the 100 unit Residence Inn by Marriott in Auburn, Maine

New Extended-Stay Hotel is the First Marriott Property in Auburn


Portsmouth NH (April 8, 2009) -- Ocean Properties, Ltd. opens its 11th hotel in Maine - its fourth Marriott and first in Auburn, on April 10th. The new 100-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Auburn is located at 670 Turner Street and will be managed by Ocean Properties under a Marriott franchise agreement.

"Ocean Properties is delighted to open a new hotel in Auburn and we are excited to give travelers visiting the area for business or leisure such an amenity-filled option for their lodging," said Tom Varley, Ocean Properties, Ltd. VP of Operations. "With our deep roots in Maine it is always a pleasure to make new connections and provide additional service to visitors.

General Manager Brooks Johnson said, "Our new Residence Inn is the perfect product for Auburn. As we are close to Lewiston, Bates College, Lost Valley Skiing and the Fox Ridge Golf Club, as well as three minutes from the center of Auburn, the choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom suites affords both business and leisure extended-stay guests extra comfort and convenience." <>

The new Residence Inn Auburn reflects the Marriott's latest design concepts for the brand. Each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen with coffee maker, microwave oven, full-sized appliances, flat screen tv and free wireless Internet access. A complimentary hot breakfast buffet, HomeTouch™ is available each morning in the lobby area. Other hotel facilities and services include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center/SportCourt®, fire pit, a social room, weeknight social hour and faxing/copying/printing. The hotel also offers 580 square feet of meeting space to accommodate small meetings and functions of up to 35 people. The hotel offers daily housekeeping, complimentary grocery shopping services and same-day dry cleaning.

Rates vary depending on length of stay. For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Auburn hotel directly at 207-777-3400, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the Web site at www.residenceinn.com.

About Residence Inn by Marriott

A leader in extended-stay lodging, Residence Inn offers more than 550 hotels in 47 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. Residence Inn participates in the company's award-winning Marriott Rewards® program, which enables members to earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage in their preferred airline program for dollars spent at more than 3,000 Marriott hotels in 56 countries.

About Ocean Properties, Ltd. Hotels & Resorts

With corporate headquarters in Delray Beach, Florida; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Montreal and Toronto, Canada; Ocean Properties, Ltd. Hotels & Resorts is one of the country's largest privately-owned franchisers of hotels and resorts. The company currently owns and operates properties throughout North America under Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group franchise flags. Their hotels are located across North America: in 13 states, the US Virgin Islands and 7 Canadian provinces and include Marriott, Westin, Hilton, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Springhill Suites by Marriott, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn by Marriott and Holiday Inn Express. For more information on Ocean Properties Ltd., please visit www.oplhotels.com.

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Contact:

Stephanie Seacord 
Leading Edge 
135 Piscassic Road (Box 960) 
Newfields NH 03856 
T: 603-772-1835 F: 603-772-7066
sseacord@lemd.com
 

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Also See: Thomas Menino, Mayor of Boston, Joins Ocean Properties, Ltd. For Ribbon Cutting at the Courtyard® by Marriott Boston Logan Airport / February 2009

Ocean Properties Completes $15 million Conversion of the Holiday Inn Logan Airport to the Courtyard by Marriott at Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusetts / October 2008
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