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Marriott to Open Residence Inn Hotel - Maryland

WASHINGTON - August, 2002 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 90-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Frederick, Md., this September. Located at 5230 Westview Dr., the Residence Inn Frederick will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Plamondon Hospitality Associates, LLC. of Frederick, Md.

Situated in Historic Downtown Frederick and approximately one hour from Dulles International Airport, the Residence Inn Frederick offers its guests convenient access to Hood College, Maryland School for the Deaf and the Barbara Fritchie House.

“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Frederick 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/SportCourt?’—Weeknight social hour
—Daily housekeeping—Faxing/copying/printing—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 Frederick hotel directly at 301-360-0010, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the web site at