ROK Builders renovates Residence Inn Marriott Hartford Downtown

ROK Builders, the hotel construction affiliate of Roedel Companies, completed a renovation of the Residence Inn Marriott Hartford Downtown in Hartford, Conn. The organization implemented Residence Inn’s new brand standards named “Possibilities” into the hotel’s 120 loft suites.

The company-wide initiative is designed to support extended-stay guests with a room design that offers flexible spaces where they can relax, work, eat and sleep. In addition, ROK Builders renovated the lobby, corridors and all public spaces throughout the property.

Located in the Richardson Building, the Residence Inn Marriott Hartford Downtown is managed by Waterford Hotel Group. The property offers studio, one bedroom and two bedroom suites. ROK Builders updated the suites’ to include separate zones, reflective of guest lifestyles at home. The newly renovated suites include a bathroom and a kitchen with a full size refrigerator and stainless steel appliances. A larger workspace, sectional sofa and flat screen television are also available. The rooms also include new décor, lighting, fixtures and carpet.


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ROK Builders was said to convey the feeling of “comfortable living on the road” throughout the re-design of the hotel’s lobby and meeting spaces. The new lobby now has a multi-functional living space with a living room style lounge. Private “nooks” with personal high-definition flat screen televisions provide guests with a private/public workspace outside of their suite. Other elements include contemporary décor and an emphasis on natural light.

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