Marriott to Open Fairfield Inn Hotel in Smithfield, Rhode Island

WASHINGTON - June 19, 2002 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 118-room Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Smithfield, R.I., this August. Located at 355 George Washington Highway, the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Smithfield will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Paramount Hotel Group of Fairfield, N.J.

Situated 20 miles from T.F. Green Airport and 25 minutes from downtown Providence, the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Smithfield offers guests convenient access to Lincoln Park Dog Track, Block Island and Newport Mansions. Rates begin at $94 per night.


A complimentary continental breakfast is available each morning in the lobby area, and additional hotel amenities include:


—Outdoor swimming pool with whirlpool spa—Valet laundry service—Exercise room—Guest laundry—Meeting room—Free local phone calls—Facsimile and copy service—Cable TV

“We are pleased to introduce Fairfield Inn hotels in the Smithfield area,” said Craig Lambert, senior vice president of select-service lodging, Marriott International. “This hotel offers business and leisure travelers convenient, quality accommodations at an affordable price. We look forward to welcoming guests and providing the friendly service that sets Fairfield Inn apart.”

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Fairfield Inn was launched in 1987 and has become a leader in the value-priced category. With more than 450 properties throughout the United States, guests can rely on Fairfield Inn to meet their lodging needs wherever their travels take them. Fairfield Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent guest program. Members earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage for dollars spent at more than 2,100 Marriott hotels worldwide.

For more information or reservations, call the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Smithfield directly at
401-232-2400, call the Fairfield Inn toll-free number at 800-228-2800, contact a travel agent or visit the web site at www.fairfieldinn.com.

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