News for the Hospitality Executive
LOS ANGELES – August 23, 2011 – The 185-room Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard hotel has announced the completion of a multi-million dollar comprehensive renovation, reinvention and redesign to the lobby, guest rooms and meeting space.
“We are delighted to offer our business and leisure guests visiting Los Angeles a completely new stay experience that meets the needs of today’s traveler,” said General Manager Israel Mora. “New spaces, features and amenities will make our guests’ stay more comfortable, productive and personalized.”
A major highlight of the renovation is the brand’s signature Refreshing Business lobby concept with open, bright and contemporary design welcoming guests with vivid contrasting colors and offering travelers the flexibility to work and socialize however they choose. Seating options include a communal table, private media pods with high-definition televisions, and an intimate lounge area. Guests can connect to free Wi-Fi, with ample outlets throughout the lobby to power digital devices.
The traditional front desk has been replaced with three separate welcome pedestals to create a more personal and private interaction when guests check in. A signature element of the new lobby, the exclusive GoBoard® technology, provides a 52-inch LCD touch screen packed with local information, maps, weather, and news, business and sports headlines. The enlarged Business Library features several complimentary computer terminals along with a free printer and the Boarding Pass Station dedicated to printing airline boarding passes and checking on flight status.
Dining has been completely redesigned with The Bistro, offering casual, flexible seating; higher quality, healthier menu options for breakfast and light evening fare; snacks; and a full bar so guests can unwind. The MarketTM, a 24/7 shop for an assortment of snacks, beverages and sundries and is always open for late-night cravings.
The renovation also transformed all 185 guest rooms, designed with guests’ comfort in mind. The oversized, soundproof guest rooms offer a wealth of upscale amenities, luxurious bedding and 37” LCD high-definition televisions.
About the Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard
The newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard hotel offers an ideal blend of atmosphere, value and location. The property, located at 6161 W. Century Boulevard in Los Angeles, is the closest Marriott branded hotel to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), just one block away and offering complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle. Nearby beaches include Manhattan Beach, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, and Santa Monica. Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive are a short drive from the hotel. The hotel is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (www.ihrco.com), the nation’s largest independent hotel management company. For more information about the Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard, please visit the hotel’s website at www.marriott.com/laxcy.
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Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard
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