Columbus, Ohio – October 16, 2018 – Marriott International, Inc. today announced that a combined 122-suite SpringHill Suites and 140-suite TownePlace Suites hotel in Columbus, Ohio will open this Thursday, October 18, 2018. Located at 4048 Morse Road, the hotel ownership is a joint venture between Continental Real Estate Developers and affiliates of Concord Hospitality Enterprises of Raleigh, N.C. The four-story property will be managed by Concord Hospitality and will share 1,400 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool and a patio with Weber gas grills for guest comfort and convenience.

Located in the heart of the Easton Town Center, 10 miles from downtown Columbus and six miles from John Glenn Columbus International Airport, the dual-branded property offers guests convenient access to the Funny Bone Comedy Club, Legoland Discovery Center, as well as numerous corporate offices and headquarters.

"Attracting both business and leisure travelers, the Columbus area is an ideal location for this dual opening," said Janis Milham, Senior Vice President, Classic Select Brands for Marriott International. "Each brand offers distinct amenities and services that tailor to all visitors."

General Manager Katie Starek and Director of Sales Patty Frair, both of Concord Hospitality, will lead the management team at the new dual Marriott branded hotel.

The SpringHill Suites Columbus Easton

With suites that are larger than typical hotel rooms, the new SpringHill Suites Columbus Easton features separate living, working and sleeping spaces for flexibility and functionality. Comfortable beds, soft linens and plush pillows allow for an optimum night’s sleep. Each suite also features the SpringHill Suites’ custom, three-in-one, stylish West Elm sofa which converts from a sofa to a daybed to a trundle bed and a West Elm Swivel Chair that offers an additional option for relaxation.

A well-lit desk space ensures maximum productivity for those who need to get down to business. Every aspect of design – from furniture and lighting to colors and fabrics – has been carefully selected to offer calm and refreshing spaces that allow guests to relax and recharge.

The TownePlace Suites Columbus Easton

Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, the TownePlace Suites offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens that have stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their terms in modern suites that feature a fun, yet sophisticated sofa and task chair, a large flat screen television as well as luxurious new bedding. Most rooms also feature the Home OfficeÔ Suite, complete with The Container Store’s elfa® closet system, designed to provide guests with plenty of storage and flexible space to spread out and make it their own.