SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Residence Inn by Marriott the leader in
extended stay lodging, will open its newest hotel on September 3, 1999 in San
The 150-Suite Sorrento Mesa Residence Inn is located in the heart of the
Sorrento Mesa / Mira Mesa area. The hotel's design in the newest generation
of Residence Inn which incorporates a residential, home-like feel with several
additional features to help the guest be more productive, flexible and
comfortable. Each guest room or "suite" has a fully equipped kitchen with
full-sized appliances; coffee maker and microwave oven; living rooms area; and
many suites have fireplaces.
The hotel has one centralized building that contains studio and one-and
two bedroom suites with interior corridor entrances. The Gatehouse welcomes
guests to the main reception area and front desk, management offices, and its
equipped with a fitness room, meeting room, and large gathering area for a
daily complimentary continental breakfast buffet.
Recreational facilities at the Sorrento Mesa Residence Inn include an
outdoor swimming pool, spa and SportCourt that can be use for volleyball,
basketball and mini-tennis. Monday through Thursday social events are hosted
in the Gatehouse. Opening room rates begin at $119.00 for a Studio or
One-Bedroom Suite and decrease depending upon length of stay.
"We pride ourselves in making Residence Inn as close to home as possible,"
says Jonathon Giloff, General Manager. "We offer a more casual atmosphere,
where we get to know our guests by their first names and we treat them like
Although Residence Inn is designed to meet the needs of all types of
business travelers, the hotel is specifically targeted to guests on
extended-stay, defined as those on the road for more than a few nights. "When
corporations send their employees on the road for extended trips-such as
training, special projects or relocation-they find our hotel product, services
and rates very cost efficient to those of traditional hotels," comments Ana
Escobar, Director of Sales. "The guest appreciates the company's efforts to
identify a comfortable, homey, friendly hotel. The company saves money on
food expenses since the employee has access to complimentary breakfast,
evening socials, and in-suite fully equipped kitchen.
Residence Inn by Marriott, with over 315 hotels in 43 states, the District
of Columbia and seven locations outside the U.S. including six Canadian hotels
and one Tijuana, Mexico, is a division of Marriott International, Inc., based
in Washington, D.C.
Marriott international Inc. is a leading worldwide hospitality company
with over 1,800 operating units in the United States and 52 other countries
and territories. Marriott's lodging business includes hotels and vacation
ownership (timeshare) resorts operated and franchised under the Marriott, Ritz
Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield
Inn, Springhill Suites, Ramada International and Marriott Vacation Club
International brands. Other businesses include senior living communities and
services, and food service distribution. The company is headquartered in
Washington, D.C. and has approximately 133,000 employees. In fiscal year
1998, Marriott International reported total sales of $8.0 billion.
SOURCE Residence Inn by Marriott