Marriott to open new Arizona Courtyard

The new Courtyard by Marriott Sedona is scheduled to open its doors in Sedona, Ariz., on Oct. 6, 2016. Located at 4105 West State Route 89A, the 121-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Sunridge Properties of Mesa, Ariz.

Located 10 minutes from Uptown Sedona and offering access to numerous shops, galleries, restaurants and outdoor activities such as hot air ballooning and helicopter rides, the Courtyard Sedona offers guests access to Tlaquepaque Village and 120 different hiking trails. 

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers,” said Callette Nielsen, VP and global brand manager, Courtyard. “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 designed to offer 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 hotel takes advantage of the Arizona landscape with outdoor activities on offer.

Furniture and architectural elements replace traditional art in the new guestroom. The “LoungeAround” sofa offers a pop of color as well as an area for relaxing or for working. The new design also includes a light desk on wheels, allowing guests to work from anywhere in the room. All guestrooms also include private balconies offering views of the Red Rock Mountains. Each family-friendly guestroom also includes a large HD television with ENSEO offering Netflix, Hulu, Pandora and other platforms and in-room microwaves, mini-refrigerators and Keurig coffeemakers.

The Courtyard Sedona also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment, where guests can access media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones. The lobby also includes The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect, offering casual, flexible seating; access to food and healthy menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer so guests can unwind.

Throughout the hotel, guests can connect using ample electrical outlets. The business library has several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

The hotel is introducing a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal are located by side exits. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with a whirlpool spa, an outdoor courtyard with two fire pits, a rooftop deck, access to numerous hiking/biking trails, a fitness center, a complimentary shuttle and guest laundry, and offers 1,400 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 90 people, as well as outdoor event space for any outdoor gathering.