Marriott Opens Residence in Salinas

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) opened the 107-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Salinas, Calif. on September 15, 2003. Located at 17215 El Rancho Way, the Residence Inn Salinas will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Heritage Inn of Salinas, Inc. of Salinas, Calif. and managed by Tharaldson Property Management, Inc. of Fargo, ND
Near Monterey Bay and 23 miles from the Monterey Airport, the Residence Inn Salinas offers its guests convenient access to Cannery Row, Northridge Mall, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Steinbeck Center. Rates begin at $109.99 per night depending on length of stay.
“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Salinas area,” said Stacey Milne, brand vice president for Residence Inn, 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.”

Residence Inns are designed as all suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen with coffee maker, microwave oven, full-sized appliances and in-room modem line. The hotel offers daily housekeeping, complimentary grocery shopping services and same-day dry cleaning.

A complimentary hot breakfast buffet is available each morning in the lobby area. Other hotel facilities and services include an indoor swimming pool, exercise room/SportCourt®, a social room, weeknight social hour and faxing/copying/printing.

A leader in extended-stay lodging, Residence Inn 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 2,300 Marriott hotels in 56 countries.

For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Salinas hotel directly at (831) 775-0410, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the Web site at