Residence Inn to Open in Virginia

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 240-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Alexandria, Va., this December. Located at 1456 Duke Street, the Residence Inn Alexandria - Old Town will be owned by Miller Global Properties of Denver, Colo. and managed by Marriott International of Bethesda, Md.

Situated eight miles from downtown Washington D.C. and three miles from Reagan International Airport, the Residence Inn Alexandria - Old Town offers its guests convenient access to Arlington National Cemetery, John F. Kennedy Center, the Pentagon, U.S. Capitol Buildings and the White House. Rates begin at $119 depending on length of stay.

“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Alexandria 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
—Indoor swimming pool
—Social room—Exercise room
—Weeknight social hour
—Daily housekeeping
—Complimentary grocery shopping services
—In-room modem line


Residence Inn, a leader in extended-stay lodging, offers more than 400 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 56 countries.

For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Alexandria - Old Town hotel directly at 703-684-6843, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the Web site at