First Hospitality Adds Fairfield by Marriott Fair Oaks Farms to Management Portfolio

USA, Fair Oaks, Indiana. January 09, 2020

First Hospitality today announces it has assumed management of Fairfield by Marriott Fair Oaks Farms. The one-of-a-kind hotel is located in a nearby country destination and agritourism attraction just outside of greater Chicago at 708 N. 600 E. in Fair Oaks, Indiana.

"Fair Oaks Farms offers travelers the highest standards in hospitality along with a countryside escape," says David Duncan, president of First Hospitality. "This is a unique property, and we look forward to sharing it with new and returning guests."

Fairfield by Marriott Fair Oaks Farms is owned by Fair Oaks Farms, who developed and opened the property in January. It marks First Hospitality's fourth hotel under management in Indiana.

Designed as a contemporary barn, the hotel features 68 traditional guest rooms and 31 suites with décor that celebrates the American countryside and custom art throughout the property. 11 custom-designed suites include the Business Silo Suites with a conference room for six people; the Family Bunk Silo Suites featuring bunkbeds and bean bag chairs; the Bridal Silo Suites offering an ideal dressing room for the wedding party; and the Entertainment Suites, which are practical for receptions, small gatherings, and a game of cards or bumper pool.

Other guest amenities include a themed "Pool Party" indoor, saltwater pool and waterslide, indoor and outdoor hot tub, fitness room, large outdoor patio, business center, Great Room common area with a fireplace, and complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast.

Fairfield by Marriott Fair Oaks Farms is also connected to the Farmhouse Restaurant, Pub & Conference Center with over 17,000-square-feet of wedding, meeting, and private dining space. The hotel's location at Fair Oaks Farms allows guests to become fully immersed in the nature of the surrounding countryside and engaged in true life adventures in sustainable farming.

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