WASHINGTON - July 15, 2002 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 102-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Des Moines, Iowa, this August. Located at 7225 Vista Drive, the Fairfield Inn & Suites West Des Moines will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company of Mentor, Ohio.
Located nine miles from downtown, the property offers guests convenient access to Living History Farms and Valley Junction as well as Des Moines International Airport. Rates begin at $69 per night.
An innovative new offering from Fairfield Inn by Marriott, the new Fairfield Inn & Suites West Des Moines features a variety of enhancements to guest rooms and public areas, as well as the addition of distinctively designed suites. The signature “king suite” offers separate living and sleeping areas, pantry with coffee maker, mini-refrigerator and microwave, and a dividing wall with a 32-inch recessed television and state-of-the-art compact disc stereo system.
“We are pleased with the continued growth of Fairfield Inn hotels in the Des Moines 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.”
A complimentary continental breakfast is available each morning in the lobby area, and additional hotel amenities include:
—Indoor swimming pool with whirlpool spa
—One meeting room
—Valet laundry service
—Facsimile and copy service
—In-room coffee service
—Ergonomic desk chair
—Free local phone calls
Launched in 1987, Fairfield Inn 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 & Suites West Des Moines directly at
515-457-3229, call the Fairfield Inn toll-free number at 800-228-2800, contact a travel agent or visit the web site at www.fairfieldinn.com.