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Renovation Completed at the 132-room Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville
in Pennsylvania Owned and Managed by White Lodging


Collegeville, PA – November 8, 2011 – Visitors to Collegeville, PA now have a new place to relax during their travels as the Courtyard by Marriott located at 600 Campus Drive unveils its new look after a major renovation. The hotel now features the brand’s new Refreshing Business Lobby concept, designed to give travelers the flexibility to work and socialize while on the road. The 132- room Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville operates as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by White Lodging Services of Merrillville, IN.

“We are excited to open the highly anticipated Courtyard Bistro as well as our newly renovated rooms,” said Jon Gustin, General Manager, Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville. “Our magnificent new lobby provides space for guests to connect, energize, entertain and refresh.”

Conveniently located at the intersections of Route 29 and Route 422 in the Providence Corporate Center, the hotel offers convenient access to Movie Tavern, Valley Forge Historical Park, Philadelphia Premium Outlets and the King of Prussia Mall.

The classic style and warm colors in the lobby welcomes guests to relax in the lounge or pick a spot in the lobby to connect with friends. A signature element of the new lobby is the exclusive GoBoard® technology, a 55-inch LCD touch screen packed with local information, maps, weather, and news, business and sports headlines. Guests can navigate using the touch screen to find restaurants, local attractions and directions.

Guests can connect to free WiFi and there are ample electrical outlets throughout the lobby to power digital devices. The business library features complimentary computer terminals along with a free printer. There is also a computer station dedicated to printing airline-boarding passes and checking flight status.

Dining has been completely redesigned with The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect., offering casual, flexible seating; easier access to food and higher quality, healthier menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, wine and beer so guests can unwind. Flexible seating options range from a communal table in the middle of the action, to more private media booths with highdefinition televisions, to a more intimate, semi-enclosed lounge area.

The new guest rooms have been redesigned with the addition of new carpeting, draperies, bedding, furniture and each room now includes a flat-screen television. The Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville guest rooms feature a seating area with sofa bed or oversized chair, a large, well-lit work desk and complimentary high-speed Internet access.

The hotel has also upgraded its five meeting rooms, with 3,200 square feet of totally renovated meeting space and a custom catering menu, the Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville can accommodate 200 people for a wide variety of social and business events. In addition to its indoor space the hotel also boasts a large courtyard that is available for rental, complete with a fire pit and gazebo the area is perfect for small parties or a tented event of up to 220 people.

ABOUT THE COURTYARD PHILADELPHIA VALLEY FORGE/COLLEGEVILLE
The newly designed five-story hotel features the new Bistro restaurant, as well as an indoor swimming pool with whirlpool spa, an expanded state-of-the-art fitness center with brand new equipment, guest laundry, business center and The Market, a 24/7 shop for snacks and beverages.

For more information or to contact the sales department, please call the Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville hotel directly at 484-974-2600, visit www.marriott.com/phlvg or www.facebook.com/CTYDValleyForge.

ABOUT WHITE LODGING
White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current portfolio consists of over 155 hotels in 18 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide. For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com or call 219-472-2900.
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Contact:

Jon Gustin
General Manager
(484) 974-2600
jon.gustin@whitelodging.com

Kaitlyn Eastlund
Director of Sales
(484) 974-2605
kaitlyn.eastlund@whitelodging.com


 
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