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The 1,408-room Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Completes
PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (August 1, 2011) — The 1,408-room Philadelphia Marriott Downtown has just completed a $17 million renovation of its meeting space, it was announced today by Bill Walsh, General Manager. The hotel offers 92,000 square feet of meeting space and 72 meeting rooms, the largest of which is the Grand Ballroom which is 34,300 square feet and can hold up to 4,500 people.
According to Mr. Walsh, the renovation project at the hotel — which is the only Philadelphia property connected by skywalk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center — encompassed all of the hotel's meeting space, excluding the recently renovated Franklin Hall. Details of the renovation included the following:
The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown commands a towering presence in the heart of America's original capital. Surrounded by rich revolutionary history and culture, the hotel's downtown location puts guests in close proximity to the adjacent Pennsylvania Convention Center as well as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, both located within eight blocks. The hotel features Circ, for chic contemporary American cuisine and 13 for inspired American cuisine as well as a Starbucks Coffee in the lobby. The property also features a fitness center and indoor pool. For additional information, visit www.philadelphiamarriott.com or call 215-625-2900.
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