Marriott opens largest Residence Inn in Calgary

Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District marks Marriott's 800th Residence Inn and its largest to date. Photo credit: Marriott International

Marriott International opened its 800th Residence Inn in downtown Calgary, Alberta, its largest to date.

The 33-story Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District offers 390 studio and one-bedroom suites, each featuring a fully equipped kitchen and living and sleeping areas. Hotel amenities include a complimentary grocery delivery service, daily hot breakfast, 24-hour market, laundry room, 24-hour fitness facility and valet parking. Guests can find light meals, cocktails, wines and local beer selections in the hotel’s lounge and terrace areas. The property also expects to introduce a lobby wine bar this summer.

“Canada has become a key market for the brand’s continued expansion and we look forward to Residence Inn’s continued growth in the country,” said Janis Milham, SVP/global brand leader of Marriott International’s Classic Select Brands.


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Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District features nearly 6,500 square feet of meeting space. Offering built-in multimedia technology, these areas can accommodate up to 175 persons and include gathering spaces for meals, breakout sessions and one-on-one meetings.

“Calgary is a key market for extended-stay travel and we are delighted to launch the city’s third Residence Inn, widening the accommodation options available to business travelers whilst also putting Calgary’s most popular cultural attractions within easy reach of our long-stay leisure guests,” said Don Cleary, president of Marriott International in Canada.

The property is proximate some of the city’s biggest attractions, including the Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary Tower and Studio Bell.

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“We are strengthening our existing brands and building new ones to appeal to the customer of tomorrow,” President/CEO Pat Pacious said.

The planned acquisition comes on the heels of two other significant investments the hospitality group recently made in Hawaii.

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