New SpringHill Suites by Marriott opens in Newark, Del.

The front desk at the SpringHill Suites Newark, Del. Photo credit: Marriott International

Marriott International opened the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Newark, Del. The 132-suite hotel, located at 402 Ogletown Road, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Danneman Hospitality and managed by TKo Hospitality Management of Newport, Del. General manager Scott Craver and director of sales Stephanie Patterson lead the management team at the hotel.

The hotel offers guests access to the University of Delaware, the Christiana Mall and Fashion Center, the Bob Carpenter Center, the STAR Campus and major corporations such as W.L. Gore, Siemens, JP Morgan Chase and Barclay.

“As a brand opening a new hotel every 10 days on average, we are delighted that the SpringHill Suites Newark Downtown is the latest addition to our growing number of properties across the United States and Canada,” Callette Nielsen, VP and global brand manager, SpringHill Suites, said in a statement. “Our all-suite offering, and convenient amenities offer guests a little extra to help them enjoy their stay. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, we understand that guests want to connect to the local area. We make it our business to help them do that by offering our local expertise, and bringing the community into the hotel through our 24/7 market and at our Art of Local events.”

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“Scott and Stephanie are great additions to our team and bring years of diversified hospitality experience. They have led this opening and built a great team of hospitality professionals,” Vince DiFonzo, partner and president of TKo Hospitality, said in a statement.

Designed for business and leisure travelers, the new hotel offers extra space with suites larger than a typical hotel rooms. Separate living, working and sleeping spaces are available, and each suite also includes SpringHill Suites’ custom, three-in-one West Elm sofa that converts from a sofa to a daybed to a trundle bed. The designated work space offers a desk.