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Marriott International's Fairfield Inn & Suites Unveils New Contemporary
Lobby and Rooms; New Decor Redefines Moderate Tier

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fairfield Inn brand, by Marriott (NYSE: MAR), is making a splash with a fresh new design. The contemporary new decor is transforming the guest experience with a warm and welcoming environment; developed to address every traveler's needs and invite them with bright and lively colors. Visit YouTube to take a tour of the new design and Flickr to view photos of the new spaces. 

Fairfield Inn, a leading brand in the moderate tier lodging category, is designed for today's traveler who is looking to be productive on the road, whether for business or leisure. Approximately 50 Fairfield Inn & Suites hotels feature the new design, with many more coming in 2009. The brand also has 180 new properties in the pipeline including several locations in New York City.

The Fairfield Inn New Lobby

Fairfield Inn New Suite Room

"The guest is looking for fresh bright spaces and a room with the comfort and technology they need to relax, be productive, and recharge for the next day," said Shruti Buckley, brand vice president, Fairfield Inn and Fairfield Inn & Suites, Marriott International, Inc. "The inviting decor, complimentary amenities and courteous service not only provide our guests a great value, but also give them a sense of confidence because they know Fairfield Inn will provide them with a travel experience that is just right."

The new Fairfield Inn & Suites public space features an innovative and contemporary design that is both flexible and functional. The open and bright new lobby welcomes guests with a vibrant color palette of greens, blues, and oranges. Features include free in-room high-speed Internet access, free Wi-Fi in the lobby, comfortable beds, complimentary weekday newspaper, on-site business center, fitness center and swimming pool. All Fairfield Inn branded hotels provide complimentary hot breakfast serving delicious breakfast sandwiches and healthy items like fruit, yogurt, whole grain cereals and breads. Many hotels also offer an expanded breakfast offering with make-your-own waffles, oatmeal and eggs. 

Thoughtfully designed suite rooms offer separate living, working and sleeping areas and include an additional television, microwave, and mini-fridge. The sleeping area features plush mattresses, downy blankets and crisp linens to create a truly revitalized bedroom experience. The bright, spacious living area provides a well-lit work area, ergonomic chair, and entertainment area with a second television and CD/stereo.

With more than 570 properties throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, guests can rely on Fairfield Inn and Fairfield Inn & Suites to meet their lodging needs wherever their travels take them. Fairfield Inn participates in the company's award-winning Marriott Rewards(R) frequent guest program. Members earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage for dollars spent at nearly 3,000 Marriott hotels worldwide.

For more information or reservations, call the Fairfield Inn toll-free number at 800-228-2800 or visit the web site at
Our statements about the number of particular hotels at which we expect the new design to be introduced are "forward looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including those described in Marriott International, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which could cause the new design introduction dates or locations to be different than we anticipate.

Marriott International, Inc.
Also See: Marriott International’s Residence Inn Brand, the Pioneer of the Extended-stay Category, Reinventing Itself with the “Gen7” Suite / July 2005



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