WASHINGTON - September 24, 2002 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 191-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Aventura, Fla., this October. Located at 19900 West Country Club Drive, the Residence Inn at Aventura Mall will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Turnberry Associates of Aventura, Fla.
Situated 11 miles from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, the Residence Inn Aventura offers its guests convenient access to Aventura Mall, South Beach, Miami Seaquarium, Fort Lauderdale and Oleta Reiver State Park. Rates begin at $149 depending on length of stay.
“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Aventura area,” said Tim Sheldon, senior vice president for extended-stay lodging, Marriott International. “This new hotel was designed to be a home away from home and provides a residential atmosphere and spacious accommodations for guest comfort.”
Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen with coffee maker, microwave oven and full-sized appliances. Other hotel amenities include:
—Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
—Same-day dry cleaning
—Outdoor swimming pool
—Weeknight social hour
—Complimentary grocery shopping services
—In-room modem line
Residence Inn, a leader in extended-stay lodging, offers more than 360 hotels in 43 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. Residence Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® program, which enables members to earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage in their preferred airline program for dollars spent at more than 2,100 Marriott hotels in 60 countries.
For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn at Aventura Mall hotel directly at 786-528-1001, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the web site at www.residenceinn.com.