News for the Hospitality Executive
Bethesda, Maryland – June 12, 2012 – Marriott International , Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 108-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Located at 2915 East Stanford Avenue, the Residence Inn Springfield South will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Ehrhardt Hospitality of Hannibal, Missouri.
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Residence Inn Springfield South offers its guests convenient access to the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum, Knight’s Action Park and the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Rates vary depending on length of stay.
“We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn hotels in the Springfield area,” said Brian King, senior vice president, Select Service and Extended Stay Brand Management, Marriott International. “This new hotel was designed to be a home away from home and provides a residential atmosphere and spacious accommodations for guest comfort.”
Residence Inns are designed as all suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen with coffee maker, microwave oven, full-sized appliances and free high-speed Internet access. The hotel offers daily housekeeping, complimentary grocery shopping services and same-day dry cleaning.
A complimentary hot breakfast buffet is available each morning in the lobby area. Other hotel facilities and services include an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, exercise room/SportCourt®, an outdoor grill, a social room, weeknight social hour and faxing/copying/printing. The hotel also offers 700 square feet of meeting space to accommodate meetings and functions of up to 25 people.
With more than 620 properties in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica and Europe, Residence Inn by Marriott is a leader in the extended stay lodging segment. Designed for long stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Fully functional kitchens, grocery delivery, 24-hour markets and complimentary breakfast help guests maintain a healthy balance while on the road. WiFi allows guests to stay connected to home and office while health and fitness options and inviting lobby spaces provide comfortable places to work and relax. For more information or to book a stay, please visit: www.residenceinn.com; www.marriott.com or call 1-800-MARRIOTT. For travel tips, breaking news on the brand and to connect with other travelers, like Residence Inn on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/residenceinn.
For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Springfield South hotel directly at 1-888-236-2427, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the Web site at www.marriott.com/spiri.
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