Acquisitions & Hotel Openings

General Manager Thomas Haidet Welcomes Guests to Newly-Built TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock, Texas

AUSTIN, TX. July 17, 2017 – Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) TownePlace Suites by Marriott Austin Round Rock is scheduled to open for business this Tuesday, July 18, 2017. On average, a TownePlace Suites opens every six days. Built for travelers looking for a simple and friendly place where they can settle-in, keep their routine, and easily connect to the Austin area. The new TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock located at 541 Parker Drive, continues to exemplify the brand's rapid growth. The new hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by East VH TS Round Rock, LLC and managed by Vista Host Inc. of Houston, Texas.

“We are excited with the continued growth of the TownePlace Suites brand in the Austin area,” said Diane Mayer, vice president and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites. “At TownePlace Suites, we get it. We want to go above and beyond to do everything we can to make our guests feel comfortable. We encourage our guests to be real, and help them to do so by providing a seamless residential atmosphere with a friendly staff who genuinely care about our guests. That is what our brand is all about, and this property is a great example of that.”

All service team members are thoroughly trained on local knowledge and look forward to connecting guests to the local area. Our floor-to-ceiling TowneMap® also helps guests instantly acclimate themselves to Austin by featuring great places to eat, play and live (explore). The TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock is located just 30 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 20 minutes from downtown Austin. The hotel is located near many corporate headquarters including Dell, Emerson, Wayne/Dover and Hewlett Packard. TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock also offers guests easy access to Dell Diamond Baseball Complex, Old Settlers Park and the Round Rock Premium Outlets.

This new property offers studio and one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their own terms in modern suites that feature full kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and conventional ovens in the one-bedroom suites, adjustable work spaces with built-in shelves and lighting, a large flat screen television, as well as luxurious new bedding. Most rooms also feature the Home Office™ Suite, designed to provide guests with plenty of storage and flexible space to spread out and make it their own.

The TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock allows guests to maintain a healthy lifestyle with an array of food options. While on property guests can create their own complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area, and can fire up their stay by grilling up dinner on our outdoor Weber grills. The 24-hour In a Pinch® market and On Us® coffee service offer guests the chance to get their snack and caffeine on whenever they feel the need. The full kitchen and refrigerator allow guests to cook their own food, or save their leftovers after eating at a local Austin hotspot.

TownePlace Suites helps its guests stay organized on the road with the help of our partners the Container Store. While staying at the TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock, travelers can unpack their suitcase in a custom elfa® closet. From drawers to shelves to smart hanging space, you'll find everything you need to make you feel right at home. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center open 24 hours per day, an outdoor patio with fire pit, laundry facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing, and offers 275 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 10 people. As a brand TownePlace Suites recognizes that your family may include more than just humans, that is why the TownePlace Suites Austin Round Rock is pet-friendly (fees may apply).

About TownePlace Suites by Marriott

TownePlace Suites by Marriott is an award-winning, extended-stay hotel brand that is ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays. The brand’s simple yet innovative design, features personal touches and playful details allowing guests to live uninterrupted. Offering studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens the brand offers thoughtful spaces for living and working. TownePlace Suites currently has the highest market share growth of any Marriott brand. There are currently more than 300 properties across the United States and Canada. TownePlace is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit www.towneplacesuites.com ,become a fan at www.facebook.com/towneplacesuites or follow at twitter.com/towneplace.

About Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,000 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 122 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. Connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.

Contact:
Thomas Haidet
512-255-0600

Danielle Mileno
Danielle.Mileno@marriott.com
646-768-2762

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