Illiyan Hospitality to own, manage new Canadian TownePlace Suites

(The property is located in Edmonton, Alberta, a province of Canada, and is the second Marriott hotel to be run by Illiyan Hospitality this year.)

Marriott International's TownePlace Suites brand opened a new property in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The TownePlace Suites brand is experiencing a period of rapid growth, opening on average one new property every six days, and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Edmonton, Alberta is the latest in line for Canada. Located at 1115 103A Street SW, the new hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Edmonton's own Iliyan Hospitality, the second Marriott hotel opened by Iliyan this past year.

“We are excited to introduce the TownePlace Suites brand to the Edmonton area,” Loren Nalewanski, VP and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites, said in a statement. “At TownePlace Suites, we get it. We want to go above and beyond to do everything we can to make our guests feel comfortable. We encourage our guests to be real, and help them to do so by providing a seamless residential atmosphere with a friendly staff who genuinely care about our guests. That is what our brand is all about, and this property is a great example of that.”

All service team members at the new hotel are thoroughly trained on local knowledge and are prepared to connect guests to the local area. The property's floor-to-ceiling TowneMap also helps guests acclimate themselves to Edmonton by pointing out local places to eat, play and explore. The TownePlace Suites Edmonton South is located 11 miles from Edmonton International Airport and 15 minutes from downtown, and  the new hotel offers guests access to the West Edmonton Mall, Rogers Place, Nisku Business Park and South Edmonton Common.

Designed for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this new property offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens, as well as separate living, working and sleeping areas. The property's suites offer full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, adjustable work spaces with built-in shelves and lighting, a large flat screen television and new bedding. Most rooms also offer the Home Office Suite.

The TownePlace Suites Edmonton South allows guests to maintain a healthy lifestyle with an array of food options. While on property guests can create their own complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area, and can fire up their stay by grilling up dinner on our outdoor Weber grills. The 24-hour In a Pinch market and On Us coffee service. The full kitchen and refrigerator allow guests to cook their own food, or save their leftovers after eating at a local Edmonton hotspot.

TownePlace Suites also has a partnership with the Container Store, allowing travelers to unpack their suitcase in custom elfa closets. Other hotel amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub, an exercise room open 24 hours per day, laundry facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing. The hotel also offers an outdoor barbecue area as well as 864 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 72 people. In addition, the hotel is pet friendly.