Cambridge, Massachusetts – March 4, 2015 – The 123-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Cambridge, Massachusetts is scheduled to open this Friday, with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design highlighted by urban & sophisticated décor. Located at 215 Monsignor O’Brien Highway, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Lawrenceville LLC and managed by Colwen Hotels of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This Fairfield Inn & Suites will feature a customized décor for the Cambridge market, which enhances the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming dynamic and eclectic environment.

Located two miles from Boston Logan International Airport and 5 minutes from downtown Boston, the hotel offers guests convenient access to MIT, Kendall Square, Harvard University, the Boston Museum of Science, TD Bank Garden, the Charles River, and the “T” – Boston’s public transportation system.

“Delivering both function and comfort, our new design and décor elevate the Fairfield brand, setting a new standard in the moderate tier category,” said Shruti Buckley, vice president and global brand manager, Fairfield Inn & Suites. “At Fairfield Inn & Suites, we provide an easy, positive and productive travel experience, as well as the promise of consistent and reliable service at an exceptional value. The custom design of this Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge is a truly stunning take on the brand’s contemporary new look and feel, and we are pleased to introduce Fairfield Inn & Suites hotels in the Cambridge area.”

From the moment they arrive, guests are greeted by the hotel’s modern and fresh design features, including an updated exterior with a signature tower, a glass canopied porte-cochere and an inviting entrance that welcomes them into the hotel. Once inside, guests experience the hotel’s open public space featuring natural light and views throughout the lobby to connect the indoors with the outdoors. Consistent with the Fairfield brand’s heritage of great service and a warm welcome, guests are greeted by associates who can easily move from behind the angled front desk to interact and answer questions.

The lobby’s color palette of cool and warm greys, punctuated with pops of orange, speaks to the location of the hotel. Guests can stay productive or relax in a functional, creative lobby space. Guests can enjoy breakfast or a snack and stay on task with ample connectivity options, as well as a “connect and print” area that offers both standing and seated Internet stations. Guests can also unwind in the lobby’s inviting living area including a modern fireplace, comfortable seating areas with extraordinary lighting elements, and lobby bar & lounge featuring cocktails & light fare. On-the-go snacks and necessities are available in the 24/7 Corner Market.

In the morning, guests can enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, choosing from oatmeal, scrambled eggs, sausage, make-your-own waffles and other healthy items, such as fruit, yogurt, and whole grain cereals and breads.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge’s signature “smart” room décor welcomes guests into a comfortable, productive and restful environment. Flexible and functional, the guest room includes a well-designed work area, an ergonomic chair, task lighting and convenient electrical outlets where guests need them. Nine foot high ceilings, oversized windows and quartz topped furniture give the room an upscale, urban atmosphere.

The hotel’s thoughtfully designed rooms and suites place the living and working area near the window to allow for more natural light and views. Building on this intuitive design, the room décor features upscale patterns and finishes, blending natural tones with bright pops of color. The new design also places the sleeping area toward the middle of the room, helping to give guests a better night’s sleep on plush mattresses, as well as easier access to the bathroom and wardrobe. The bright, spacious living area in our suites also offers a comfortable couch, energy-efficient refrigerator, coffeemaker and microwave, and the shower and bath areas complete the modern appointments in all standard king rooms and suites.

Additional hotel amenities include a 24/7 fitness center, valet laundry service, complimentary Wi-Fi, fax and copy services available at front desk, as well as an electric car charging station.