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Richland, Washington – January 22, 2013 – The 90-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Richland, Washington is scheduled to open on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Located at 591 Columbia Point Drive, the TownePlace Suites Richland Columbia Point will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by InterMountain Management of Monroe, Louisiana.
Located on the Columbia River, ten miles from the Tri-Cities Airport and just minutes from downtown, the hotel offers guests convenient access to numerous golf courses and is within an hour drive of more than 160 wineries. Rates vary depending on length of stay.
“We are pleased introduce the TownePlace Suites brand to the Richland area,” said Loren Nalewanski, vice president and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites. “Providing an upscale residential atmosphere, this TownePlace Suites hotel offers an appealing alternative to more standard hotel rooms designed for shorter stays.”
The TownePlace Suites Richland Columbia Point’s warm lobby and friendly “hello” signage welcomes guests to the check-in area. Guests and staff interact using a floor-to-ceiling TowneMap® that helps guests settle into the local area by featuring great places to eat, popular night spots, recreation areas, shopping and services, such as dry cleaners and local car wash outlets.
Guests can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast every morning in the lobby area, as well as 24-hour On Us® coffee service. For those who want a quick snack, guests can also select food and beverage items from the 24-hour In a Pinch® market.
Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this property offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their terms in brightly-colored modern suites that feature full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, adjustable work spaces with built-in shelves and lighting, a large flat screen television, as well as luxurious new bedding. Most rooms also feature the Home OfficeTM Suite, designed to provide guests with plenty of storage and flexible space to spread out and make it their own.
Other hotel amenities include an exercise room open 24 hours per day, an indoor swimming pool, complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing. The TownePlace Suites Richland Columbia Point is pet-friendly (fees may apply) and also provides laundry facilities for guests’ convenience.
About InterMountain Management, LLC
As one of North America’s leading owner/operator and third-party management companies, InterMountain Management, LLC specializes in the select service and extended stay hotel segments. For more than 25 years, InterMountain Management’s dedication to success has been proven in the results as a hotel owner, management company, and hotel developer. Their managed hotel owners have benefited from the development and management knowledge and experience gained from owning and operating our own hotel portfolio. They currently own and/or manage over 75 premium branded hotels in 26 states within Marriott International and other leading hotel brand portfolios. For more information or to view hotel locations across the U.S., please visit their website at www.intermtn.biz.
About TownePlace Suites by Marriott
TownePlace Suites by Marriott is an all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand in the moderate price range. Ranked #1 for mid-price extended stays by Business Travel News' Hotel Chain Survey in 2011 and 2012, TownePlace Suites is the only brand to rank at the top of its tier for both years. Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, TownePlace Suites offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens and separate living/working and sleeping areas. Launched in 1997, the brand currently has more than 200 locations in the United States and Canada. TownePlace Suites participates in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the TownePlace Suites Richland Columbia Point directly at 509-943-9800, call the TownePlace Suites toll-free number at 800-257-3000 or visit www.towneplacesuites.com.
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