Dual Branded Courtyard & Residence Inn Opens In Raleigh, North Carolina

New building features two popular Marriott brands under one roof

Online PR News – 23-June-2015 – Raleigh, North Carolina – Marriott International, Inc. today announced that a combined 128-room Courtyard hotel and 128-suite Residence Inn hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina are now open for business. The hotels located at 10600 Little Brier Creek Lane are owned and managed by SREE Hotels of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Located five miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the hotels offer convenient access to Brier Creek and Research Triangle Park, and are centrally situated between North Carolina State University, Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill.

The five-story property will share an indoor saltwater pool, a fitness center and 3,500 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 250 people. Courtyard’s Bistro, that includes a full bar is also accessible to guests from both hotels.

"Attracting both business travelers as well as tourists, the Raleigh-Durham Airport area is an ideal location for the dual opening," said Janis Milham, senior vice president, modern essentials and extended stay brands for Marriott International. "Each brand offers distinct amenities and services that tailor to all visitors."

About The Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to meet the changing needs of its guests. The latest room design offers hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting ready. Indirect lighting and a neutral, tone-on-tone color palette makes for a soothing and calm environment.

The new room design is intuitive and thoughtful, offering flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the “Luggage Drop” and plug personal devices into the “Tech Drop” ledge for seamless technology integration.

Signature furniture and architectural elements replace traditional art in the new guestroom. The “LoungeAround” sofa offers a pop of color and a comfortable area for relaxing or for working.

The Courtyard also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment, where guests can enjoy an open and bright area outside of their rooms. Along with media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. The lobby also features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect®, offering casual, flexible seating; easy access to food and high quality, healthy menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer so guests can unwind.

Throughout the hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

About The Residence Inn by Marriott

Residence Inn is an all-suite brand that offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite also has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances. Guests looking for a revitalizing sleep experience will enjoy the hotel’s plush mattresses and crisp linens, while guests focused on being productive will value their suite’s large, well-lit work desk, ergonomic chair and complimentary high-speed Internet access.

The Residence Inn’s complimentary breakfast has a variety of great options, including specially made featured items. Guests can start their day off right with healthy food choices and, with a convenient to-go offering, can make sure they do not miss the most important meal of the day.

Extending the feeling of comfortable living on the road, the hotel offers guests inviting and functional public spaces to relax or collaborate. Road warriors and families alike enjoy the hotel’s grocery delivery service, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour onsite food and beverage market, dry cleaning services, and onsite guest laundry room.

Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn participate in Marriott International's 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 or reservations, contact the Courtyard Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek directly at 919-472-1000, call the Courtyard toll-free number at 800-321-2211 or visit www.marriott.com/rduab, for the Residence Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek call directly at 919-472-1005 or call the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131 or visit www.marriott.com/rduac.


About Marriott International, Inc.

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About SREE Hotels, LLC

SREE Hotels, LLC is a fully integrated hotel development and management company based in Charlotte, North Carolina that currently owns/operates 26 hotels along the Eastern United States. Through its valued partnerships with the leading brands, SREE Hotels continues to grow with five hotels under construction, valued at $110 Million. For more information or to view their hotel portfolio, please visit their website at www.sree.com.