Anchorage, Alaska – November 13, 2014 – The 114-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Anchorage, Alaska is scheduled to open next week, making it the first in Alaska. It is also Alaska’s first LEED Certified hotel. Located at 600 East 32nd Avenue, the TownePlace Suites Anchorage Midtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Denali Land, LLC and managed by Stonebridge Companies of Denver, Colorado.
Located in Midtown and five miles from Ted Stevens International Airport, the hotel offers guests convenient access to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, the Alaska Railroad Train to Denali National Park and the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
“We are pleased to introduce the TownePlace Suites brand in the state of Alaska,” 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 Anchorage Midtown’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.
The hotel will be LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified for its contributions in making the environment a healthier place by reducing waste and conserving energy and water. It is the latest TownePlace Suites to receive this certification and the first hotel in Alaska to receive this distinction.
Other hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, an exercise room open 24 hours per day, complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing. The TownePlace Suites Anchorage Midtown is pet-friendly (fees may apply) and also provides laundry facilities for guests’ convenience as well as a complimentary airport shuttle.