TownePlace Suites By Marriott Now Open In Austin, Texas
01/12/2017

New extended-stay hotel is the 300th TownePlace Suites to open

Online PR News – 12-January-2017 – Austin, Texas – Get ready to be real and be you on long stays. Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Austin, Texas is now open for business. On average, a TownePlace Suites opens every six days. Built for travelers looking for a simple and friendly place where they can settle-in, keep their routine, and easily connect to the Austin area. The new TownePlace Suites Austin North/Tech Ridge located at 12427 Tech Ridge Blvd., continues to exemplify the brand's rapid growth. The new hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by MB Hospitality, LP and managed by Pillar Hotels & Resorts of Plano, Texas.

“We are excited with the continued growth of the TownePlace Suites brand in the Austin area,” said Loren Nalewanski, vice president and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites. “At TownePlace Suites, we get it. We want to go above and beyond to do everything we can to make our guests feel comfortable. We encourage our guests to be real, and help them to do so by providing a seamless residential atmosphere with a friendly staff who genuinely care about our guests. That is what our brand is all about, and this property is a great example of that.”

The new hotel allows guests keep their routine and settle into the Austin neighborhood. All service team members are thoroughly trained on local knowledge and look forward to connecting guests to the local area. Our floor-to-ceiling TowneMap® also helps guests instantly acclimate themselves to Austin by featuring great places to eat, play and live (explore). The TownePlace Suites Austin North/Tech Ridge is located just 18 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport and 11 minutes from downtown. The new hotel offers guests convenient access to the The Domain, the Texas State Capitol and The University of Texas.

Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this new property offers studio and one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their own terms in modern suites that feature full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, adjustable work spaces with built-in shelves and lighting, a large flat screen television, as well as luxurious new bedding. Most rooms also feature the Home Office™ Suite, designed to provide guests with plenty of storage and flexible space to spread out and make it their own.

“This is not the typical TownePlace Suites prototype, said Michael Galligan, general manager, TownePlace Suites Austin North/Tech Ridge. “Interior and exterior finishes are custom and upscale, with larger public spaces to gather, socialize and dine. Even the breakfast area is unique and not prototypical, and palette colors are also custom in soft tones.”

The hotel allows guests to maintain a healthy lifestyle with an array of food options. While on property guests can create their own complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area, and can fire up their stay by grilling up dinner on our outdoor Weber grills. The 24-hour In a Pinch® market and On Us® coffee service offer guests the chance to get their snack and caffeine on whenever they feel the need. The full kitchen and refrigerator allow guests to cook their own food, or save their leftovers after eating at a local Austin hotspot.

TownePlace Suites helps its guests stay organized on the road with the help of our partners the Container Store. While staying at the TownePlace Suites Austin North/Tech Ridge, travelers can unpack their suitcase in a custom elfa® closet. From drawers to shelves to smart hanging space, you'll find everything you need to make you feel right at home. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, an exercise room open 24 hours per day, laundry facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing. As a brand TownePlace Suites recognizes that your family may include more than just humans, that is why the TownePlace Suites Austin North/Tech Ridge is pet-friendly (fees may apply).

About TownePlace Suites by Marriott
TownePlace Suites by Marriott is an award-winning, extended-stay hotel brand that is ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays. The brand’s simple yet innovative design features personal touches and playful details allowing guests to live uninterrupted. Offering studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens the brand offers thoughtful spaces for living and working. TownePlace Suites currently has the highest market share growth of any Marriott brand. There are currently more than 280 properties across the United States and Canada, and more than 180 properties in the pipeline. TownePlace Suites participates in the 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 TownePlace Suites Austin North/Tech Ridge directly at 512-339-4200, call the TownePlace Suites toll-free number at 800-257-3000, visit www.towneplacesuites.com ,become a fan at www.facebook.com/towneplacesuites or follow at twitter.com/towneplace.

About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,500 properties in 88 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of more than $14 billion in fiscal year 2015. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19 brands. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together comprise more than 57 million members. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.