SpringHill Suites by Marriott to Open Doors in Charlotte, North Carolina
11/20/2019

New 130-Suite Hotel Marks the First On-Site Hotel at Carowinds Theme Park

Online PR News – 20-November-2019 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Marriott International announced that the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Charlotte, North Carolina is set to open today. The 130-suite hotel, located at 1000 Coasterview Drive, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Carowinds. Carowinds is owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company based out of Sandusky, Ohio.

Located just steps from Carowinds theme park, the SpringHill Suites Charlotte at Carowinds offers guests convenient access to the 400-acre park, which features more than 60 rides and attractions and an expansive water park.

As the first on-site hotel at Carowinds, SpringHill Suites is 15 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, 15 minutes from Uptown Charlotte and convenient to a variety of other local attractions.

"As a brand opening a new hotel every 10 days on average, we are delighted that the SpringHill Suites Charlotte at Carowinds is the latest addition to our growing number of properties across the United States and Canada," said Janis Milham, Senior Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Classic Select Brands at Marriott International. "Our all-suite offering and convenient amenities offer guests a little extra to help them enjoy their stay."

Ideal for business and leisure travelers alike, the new hotel offers a little extra space with suites larger than a typical hotel room. Separate living, working and sleeping spaces provide guests with flexibility and functionality. The hotel offers comfortable beds, soft linens and plush pillows to allow for an optimum night's sleep. Each suite also features the SpringHill Suites' custom, three-in-one West Elm sofa which converts from a sofa to a daybed to a trundle bed - without sacrificing its stylish good looks - along with a stylish West Elm Swivel Chair offering additional space for relaxation. The designated work space offers a well-lit desk space to ensure maximum productivity for those who need to get down to business.

"As Carowinds evolves into a true destination theme park, we're thrilled to offer our guests a beautiful and comfortable new place to stay right here on site to enjoy their vacations," said Pat Jones, Vice President and General Manager, Carowinds. "We couldn't be more proud to welcome them to the SpringHill Suites Charlotte at Carowinds this fall."

From the guest rooms to the lobby, every aspect of design, from furniture and lighting to colors and fabrics, has been carefully selected to offer calm and refreshing spaces to allow guests to relax and recharge. Featuring a brand-new design that adds depth and sophistication to the décor, the hotel's lobby is a great venue for conducting casual meetings or simply to socialize with SpringHill Suites' enhanced evening experience.

The daily complimentary breakfast is filled with hot, healthy and indulgent choices including fresh strawberries, steel cut oatmeal, cold cuts, cheeses and much more. This is SpringHill Suites' way of making sure guests have a good start to their day. The hotel also provides business services, complimentary Wi-Fi, same-day dry cleaning, a meeting room, guest laundry facilities, a 24/7 Market, an outdoor swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center.

About SpringHill Suites by Marriott

SpringHill Suites by Marriott is an all-suite hotel brand that offers guests a fresh take on mixing business and pleasure, by providing little extras that help them enjoy their time away, with over 400 properties across the United States and Canada. The suites are spacious and feature a modern, stylish design that allows guests to be productive and unwind. For more information or reservations, visit www.springhillsuites.com, become a fan on Facebook or follow @SpringHillSuites on Twitter and Instagram. SpringHill Suites is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott's travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.com.

About Carowinds

Carowinds, a 400-acre theme park located on the border of North and South Carolina, is home to more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, including 14 world-class roller coasters and Carolina Harbor, a top-rated 26-acre waterpark. SpringHill Suites Charlotte at Carowinds is its first on-site hotel.

About Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. Focused on its mission to make people happy by providing fun, immersive and memorable experiences, the Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, four outdoor water parks, an indoor water park and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas and Toronto, Ontario. It also operates an additional theme park in California under a management contract.