Uniondale, NY--October 9, 2008--The Long Island Marriott has recently completed $21 million in renovations, it was announced today by Michael Johnston, General Manager. The new meeting spaces, ballrooms, lounges, and accommodations mean that guests will find it easier than ever to meet their every need, whether they be for business or pleasure.
THE NEWLY REINVENTED LOBBY
As part of Marriott's ongoing effort to meet the needs of today's travelers, the new renovations create a functionally organized lobby called "Skylight Lounge", complete with plug-in support and separated into zones which enable guests to work, relax, or socialize.
The Long Island Marriott's new lobby features a "Social Zone" with inviting, comfortable couches perfect for group meetings; the "Library Zone" with a quiet working environment suitable for the business traveler; and the "At Your Service Zone" to accommodate arrival and departure needs.
Along with the hotel's major renovations, changes in service were made as well. Food and beverages will be sold throughout the day, starting with coffee and breakfast specialties. In the evening, guests can enjoy a full-service bar and light food eatery. Music and lighting will also change as the day-into-night services change.
THE BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED MEETING SPACES
In addition to a brand new lobby, The Long Island Marriott also completely renovated their meeting spaces, including a Grand Ballroom, Lighthouse Ballroom, and Skylight Room. Renovations include new carpet, wall coverings, lights, chandeliers, and a state-of-the-art sound system.
With a total of 25 meeting rooms, 28,000 sq ft of total meeting space, and the Grand Ballroom with maximum space of 9,720 sq ft and maximum seating capacity of 1,000, the Long Island Marriott is the ideal place for weddings and corporate meetings as well as other social affairs.
THE COMFORTS OF HOME
Guest rooms at the Long Island Marriott were also renovated to ensure maximum comfort and state-of-the-art technology.
The centerpiece of the rooms are Marriott's trademark Revive bedding which features 300 thread count linens, fluffy pillows, and cozy down comforters as well as coffee and tea service, blow dryers in the bathrooms, and access to high-speed Internet. Concierge-level rooms and suites are also available.
ABOUT THE LONG ISLAND MARRIOTT
The Long Island Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Uniondale, NY is the perfect hotel for business, weekend getaways, family and leisure travel.
The hotel is adjacent to the Nassau Coliseum and convenient to the central Long Island business district as well as near Hofstra University and Roosevelt Field Mall. The hotel features 618 rooms as well as on on-site Spa Salon, swimming pool, and two restaurants and lounge.