Hospitality Development Co. Opens Courtyard by Marriott in Bowie, Maryland
Courtyard by Marriott Bowie opened its doors in Bowie, Maryland on Friday, December 21, 2018. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard's latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience.
Located at 16800 Science Drive, the 144-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Hospitality Development Co. III, LLC. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Courtyard Bowie offers guests convenient access to Bowie State University, Six Flags America, the United States Naval Academy, FedEx Field, and is 20 minutes from Washington, DC and 40 minutes from downtown Baltimore.
Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to meet the changing needs of its guests. The latest room design offers hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting ready. Indirect lighting and a neutral, tone-on-tone color palette makes for a soothing and calm environment.
“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers,” said Janis Milham, senior vice president and global brand leader, Classic Select Brands. “Today's technology has changed how people travel. Our guests want a room that has purpose and flexibility that enables a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is designed to offer them a relaxing and functional space to work the way they want to, when they want to.”
The new room design is intuitive and thoughtful, offering flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the “Luggage Drop” and plug personal devices into the “Tech Drop” ledge for seamless technology integration.
The five-story hotel features an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and guest laundry, and offers four meeting rooms with 2,200 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 350 people.