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Courtyard Philadelphia Plymouth Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to its Lobby,
Guests Rooms and Meeting Space

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA:  May 3, 2011 – The Courtyard Philadelphia Plymouth Meeting has recently reopened following a multi-million dollar renovation, it was announced today by Sean O'Hara, General Manager.  The eight-week renovation encompassed the lobby, guest rooms, and meeting space.

According to Mr. O'Hara, the highlight of the renovations is the new state-of-the-art lobby which welcomes guests with vivid contrasting colors, including blue, green, orange, and red.  The traditional front desk is replaced with separate welcome pedestals to create more personal and private interactions when guests check in.  Flexible seating options range from a communal table in the center of the lobby, to more private media booths with high-definition televisions, to a more intimate, semi-enclosed lounge area.  A signature element of the new lobby is the exclusive GoBoard® technology, a 52-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.  The entire first floor of the hotel including the lobby and meeting rooms features wired and wireless Internet access.

The lobby also features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. — a new dining concept of 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.

Other changes include the complete renovation of the meeting rooms with new carpet, vinyl, lighting, and woodwork; new lobby restrooms; and new outdoor furniture enabling guests to sit and relax with a cool beverage or an appetizer.

To celebrate the hotel's new look, the property is offering a Bistro Dining Package which includes overnight accommodations, breakfast or dinner in the Bistro — Eat. Drink. Connect., and a non-alcoholic beverage of the guest's choice.  This package is priced from $194 and is available through December 31, 2011 and is bookable using promotional code ZJ8.

The Courtyard Philadelphia Plymouth Meeting is convenient to the Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL), Philadelphia Convention Center and the Valley Forge Convention Center. The property is located near Merck, Aetna, Unisys and David's Bridal and is also convenient to the King of Prussia Mall, Crayola Factory, Sesame Place and center city Philadelphia. The property features 149 guest rooms and 8 suites as well as an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and Starbuck's coffee shop.  For additional information, visit or call 1-800-335-9593.

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced.  Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ needs for choice and control.  With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott’s largest brand.  All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate 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, including guest guided video tours of the new lobby and the latest brand information, visit  For reservations, go to or contact a travel professional

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