Innovative design and flexible space tailors to the needs of todayâ€™s travelers
Online PR News – 17-October-2016 – Schenectady, New York – Courtyard by Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor is scheduled to open its doors in Schenectady, New York this Thursday, October 20, 2016. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyardâ€™s latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience.
Located at 240 Harborside Drive, the 124-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Galesi Group of Rotterdam, New York. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Courtyard Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor offers guests convenient access to Rivers Casino & Resort, Proctors Theatre, Union College and The Mohawk Harbor. The riverfront property is also in close proximity to General Electric campus and many other Schenectady businesses. Rates begin at $159 per night.
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.
â€śFrom day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers,â€ť said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard. â€śTodayâ€™s technology has changed how people travel. Our guests want a room that has purpose and flexibility that enables a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is designed to offer them a relaxing and functional space to work the way they want to, when they want to.â€ť
The new room design is intuitive and thoughtful, offering flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the â€śLuggage Dropâ€ť and plug personal devices into the â€śTech Dropâ€ť ledge for seamless technology integration.
Signature furniture and architectural elements replace traditional art in the new guestroom. The â€śLoungeAroundâ€ť sofa offers a pop of color and a comfortable area for relaxing or for working. The new design also features a light desk on wheels, allowing guests to work from anywhere in the room.
An upgraded, more spacious layout creates an enhanced bathroom experience. A â€śShower Nookâ€ť housing shampoos and towels, makes amenities accessible without having to leave the shower.
The Courtyard Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor 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 â€“ Eat. Drink. ConnectÂ®, 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.
Green has been Courtyardâ€™s signature color since Marriott launched the brand 30 years ago. Now it is even greener with the introduction of a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal are conveniently located by side exits.
The four-story hotel situated on the Mohawk River features an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor fire pit, a fitness center and guest laundry, and offers 1,157 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 100 people.
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guestsâ€™ needs for choice and control. With more than 1,000 locations in 38 countries and territories, Courtyard hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott RewardsÂ® 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 Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor directly at 518-579-6620, call the Courtyard toll-free number at 800-321-2211, visit courtyard.marriott.com, become a fan at www.facebook.com/courtyard or follow Courtyard at www.twitter.com/courtyardhotels.
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