Residence Inn by Marriott Opens in Downtown Stamford, Connecticut Led by General Manager Todd Lindvall

USA, Stamford, Connecticut. November 27, 2018

The 156-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Stamford, Connecticut is now open for business. Located at 25 Atlantic Street, the all-suite Residence Inn Stamford Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by UC Funds and managed by Urgo Hotels & Resorts of Bethesda, Maryland.

Located just steps from historic Palace Theatre and within walking distance to the Stamford Town Center, the Residence Inn Stamford Downtown offers its guests convenient access to Mill River Park, the University of Connecticut and the Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

“We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn hotels in the Stamford area,” said Diane Mayer, vice president and global brand manager, Residence Inn. “When on the road for an extended period, our guests need space to spread out, maintain their life's pace and restore their energy to help them maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. This new hotel offers them a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows them to settle in and thrive.”

Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. The eight-story hotel features Club One, a signature tapas-style restaurant and tequila bar, with a two-story ceiling, a grand piano and a fireplace. The Residence Inn Stamford Downtown is pet-friendly, offers a complimentary American hot breakfast and over 2,000 square-feet of meeting space.

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