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Peachtree Hotel Group Set to Open the 85-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
in Columbus, Mississippi

Cristina Tapia-Bastow Opening General Manager

Bethesda, Maryland – March 23, 2011 – Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR; is scheduled to open the 85-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Columbus, Mississippi on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.  Located at 2011 Sixth Street North, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Peachtree Hotel Group, LLC of Atlanta, Georgia.  
Located two miles from the Riverfront and three miles from downtown, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus offers guests convenient access to the Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi University for Women, the Cotton District, the Lock and Dam and Mississippi State University.  The hotel offers opening rates beginning at $114 per night.
“We are pleased to introduce Fairfield Inn hotels in the Columbus area,” said Brian King, senior vice president, Select Service and Extended Stay Brand Management, Marriott International.  “This hotel offers business and leisure travelers convenient, quality accommodations at an affordable price.  We look forward to welcoming guests and providing the friendly service that sets Fairfield Inn apart.”
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. 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. Additional in-room amenities include an ergonomic desk chair and hair dryer.

A complimentary continental breakfast is available each morning in the lobby area.  Other hotel amenities include an outdoor salt-water pool, fitness center, valet laundry service, free high-speed Internet and business center. The hotel also offers 920 square feet of meeting space to accommodate small meetings and functions of up to 130 people and a boardroom for up to 25 people.
Launched in 1987, Fairfield Inn has become a leader in the moderate tier category.  With more than 640 properties throughout the United States, guests can rely on Fairfield Inn to meet their lodging needs wherever their travels take them.  Fairfield Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent guest program.  Members earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage for dollars spent at more than 3,100 Marriott hotels worldwide.
For more information or reservations, call the Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus hotel directly at 662-241-1990, call the Fairfield Inn toll-free number at 800-228-2800, contact a travel agent or visit the web site at
Click here for Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) company information.

Cristina Tapia-Bastow
General Manager
Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus

Jackie Berra
Marriott International
(301) 380-6756

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Also See: Peachtree Hotel Group Takes Ownership of Three Hotels Located in San Antonio, Birmingham and the Suburbs of Philadelphia / September 2010

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