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Renaissance at the Columbus Adam’s Mark

Marriott International, Inc., have announced that the Columbus, Ohio Adam’s Mark hotel will become The Renaissance Columbus Hotel on April 5, 2004.  The 415-room hotel, located at 50 North Third Street, will immediately undergo a comprehensive refurbishment to its guest rooms, meeting space, lobby, restaurant and bar that is expected to be completed by early 2005.  The property will be owned by Terrapin Columbus, LLC and managed by Marriott International’s Renaissance Hotels & Resorts brand.

Renaissance Hotels & Resorts is an upscale, distinctive full-service hotel brand designed to enhance the enjoyment of its guests. Renaissance guests can expect stylish environments, crisp and attentive service, and contemporary restaurants that feature well-defined, quality-dining experiences at more than 125 properties worldwide.

“We are very excited to bring the Renaissance brand that represents distinctive sophistication combined with a local flavor to Columbus,” said Jürgen Giesbert, senior vice president, Renaissance North America.  “Once renovations are complete, we expect that both visitors and the people of Columbus will discover a unique hotel that will be the city’s premier accommodation.”

The Renaissance Columbus Hotel will be distinctive and will capture the essence of the city and its namesake, Christopher Columbus.  The hotel will be redesigned to welcome guests with an inviting sense of arrival as they enter the lobby.  The new street restaurant and bar concept will cater to local clientele, as well as hotel guests, and feature imaginative food. The hotel will incorporate the Renaissance brand’s signature Savvy Service that makes guests feel recognized and respected.

The hotel is situated in downtown Columbus within a few blocks from the Greater Columbus Convention Center and State Capital, and a ten-minute drive from the Port Columbus International Airport.  The hotel currently offers 33,500 square feet of meeting space, including an 11,700 square foot ballroom.