All-New Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City Set To Debut Deluxe Accommodations On Nov. 19

Hotel near downtown Shreveport will offer spacious suites, free breakfast buffet for comfortable extended stays in Northern Louisiana

Nov 04, 2015, 11:39 ET from Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown

BOSSIER CITY, La., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering a fresh take on Northwest Louisiana hotel stays, Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown is scheduled to make its debut Nov. 19, 2015, just in time for the holiday season.

Exceeding Marriott's high standards for quality and affordable accommodations, the new Bossier City extended-stay hotel boasts 131 spacious suites with stylish decor and high-tech amenities geared to today's demanding traveler. Guests will enjoy sleek furniture in separate areas to live, work, dine and dream in comfort. From whipping up a snack in their fully equipped kitchen and working at large desks with ergonomic chairs to curling up on a comfortable sectional while staying connected with complimentary wireless Internet access, guests are invited to make themselves right at home. Pets are also welcome.

Located near the shores of the Red River dividing Shreveport and Bossier City, the hotel is conveniently positioned off of Interstate 20 and places visitors just minutes from each city's thriving downtown areas with a variety of local attractions and businesses. Within walking distance of the hotel are some of the region's hottest destinations including the lively Horseshoe Casino and Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, which offers dozens of shops, restaurants and entertainment options. The new Residence Inn offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) and Shreveport Downtown Airport (DTN).

The hotel will pride itself on serving a hot, fresh and free breakfast buffet daily in the state-of-the-art lobby with plenty of seating for impromptu gatherings. Free Wi-Fi is also available. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, guests are invited to The Residence Inn Mix, a social event featuring local cuisine and free snacks as well as craft beer and wine. It's the perfect time and place to unwind after a long day of meetings or sightseeing in the city. The hotel is just minutes from the city's best dining destinations for lunch and dinner.

During downtime, visitors can lounge by the sparkling outdoor pool, gather with new friends around the fire pit or even take advantage of a self-made meal at the extended-stay hotel's BBQ grills.

Opening under the leadership of veterans in the hospitality industry, the hotel will be led by General Manager Gary Theus, Assistant General Manager Tamika Miles and Director of Sales Jennifer Boone. A graduate of Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge with a degree in hospitality management, Theus was most recently general manager of Hampton Inn Shreveport-Bossier City where Miles served alongside him. There he was awarded General Manager of the Year by his management company before accepting his current position at Residence Inn. Boone's past hospitality work spans from Boston, MA to Napa Valley Wine Country, and she previously served as director of sales for Hilton's Homewood Suites brand.

About Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown
Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown at 501 Traffic Street in Bossier City, LA is near Shreveport Convention Center, the Louisiana Boardwalk and Horseshoe Casino. The hotel features 4 floors with 131 suites offering complimentary wireless Internet access. Also on site are a 700-square-foot meeting room, state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool and spacious lobby, where guests can enjoy a free breakfast buffet and gather for evening socials on select nights. For information, visit or call 1-318-584-7125.

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