Marriott opens new Residence Inn in Stamford, Conn.

A guestroom in the Residence Inn by Marriott in Stamford, Conn. Photo credit: Marriott International

The 156-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Stamford, Conn., is now open for business.

Located at 25 Atlantic Street, the all-suite Residence Inn Stamford Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by UC Funds and managed by Urgo Hotels & Resorts of Bethesda, Md.

Located near the historic Palace Theatre and within walking distance to the Stamford Town Center, the Residence Inn Stamford Downtown offers its guests access to Mill River Park, the University of Connecticut and the Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

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“We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn hotels in the Stamford area,” Diane Mayer, VP and global brand manager, Residence Inn, said in a statement. “When on the road for an extended period, our guests need space to spread out, maintain their life’s pace and restore their energy to help them maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. This new hotel offers them a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows them to settle in and thrive.”

The Residence Inn Stamford Downtown offers complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour onsite food-and-beverage market, valet parking, dry-cleaning services and onsite guest laundry room. The hotel also maintains a business library where guests can fax, copy and print materials, and provides guests with an outdoor patio with barbecue grills, an indoor swimming pool, a whirlpool spa and a 2,000 square-foot fitness center.

The eight-story hotel also offers Club One, a tapas-style restaurant and tequila bar. The Residence Inn Stamford Downtown is pet-friendly, offers a complimentary American hot breakfast and more than 2,000 square feet of meeting space.