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Residence Inn by Marriott debuts in Columbia with a property in Bogotá

Marriott has announced the opening of Residence Inn by Marriott Bogotá, marking the brand’s debut in the country.

Residence Inn by Marriott Bogotá is located at Calle 90 # 16-30, just a few steps from 93rd Street Park and in the middle of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan area in the Colombian capital. The hotel provides direct access to Chicó Market (Mercado del Chicó), an innovative gastronomic complex with more than 30 gastronomic offerings, located adjacent to the hotel, as well as to Bodytech Calle 90, one of the best medical sports clubs in Colombia.

Diane Mayer, Vice President & Global Brand Manager of Classic Select Brands, Marriott International, said:

We are very pleased to introduce the Residence Inn by Marriott brand for the first time in Colombia. We’ve seen increased demand for longer stay brands that offer modern amenities, open room layouts and sophisticated design to spread out, recharge and maintain a healthy balance while on the road, whether for business or for fun. Travelers can make the most of their stay by choosing the Residence Inn by Marriott Bogotá.

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The hotel design makes use of organic materials and textures combined with warm colors, transition palettes, as well as textiles and ancestral Colombian goldwork that feature crisp and inspiring details

The hotel offers 131 all-suite, flexible guest rooms including studios and one- or two-bedroom suites. These come with separate areas for living and sleeping with plush bedding and linens. Fully equipped kitchens in each suite – complete with a refrigerator, cook top, microwave, dishwasher, residential-size appliances, and dishes and cookware – set the stage for home-cooked meals, paired with Residence Inn’s complimentary grocery delivery. The suite also features large in-suite workspaces with a well-lit desk, ergonomic seat and high-speed wireless internet access.

Suite. Photo: Marriott

Designed for stays of five nights or more with maximum benefits in mind, Marriott states that ‘Residence Inn stands out for its modern residential decor based on the idea of ‘travel the way you live.’ It is a concept where openness, freedom and love for life translate into personalized service and unrestricted experiences’.

Residence Inn offers a wide variety of healthy and natural options on rotation for its daily complimentary breakfast, included in the room rate.

Operated by oxoHotel – a company specialized in the conceptualization, development and operation of multi-brand and multi-segment accommodations – the new Residence Inn by Marriott Bogotá welcomes business and leisure travellers.

Juan Carlos Galindo, CEO of oxoHotel, said:

We are delighted to open the first Residence Inn in Colombia in an area surrounded by impressive shops, restaurants and experiences that invite business and tourism. Each suite has been developed to create sensations of being close to home with personalized welcoming moments. With this opening, we are not only reaffirming our intention to offer enhanced experiences to our guests, but also to reignite tourism and new hotel projects in Colombia.

Meanwhile, Marriott recently announced the opening of Fairfield by Marriott South Binh Duong (Fairfield’s debut in Vietnam); Aloft Osaka Dojima (Marriott’s 70th hotel in Japan); Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Budapest; The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands; The Ritz-Carlton, Turks and Caicos; The St. Regis, Bermuda; The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm; Moxy, Bordeaux; Moxy, Bergen and Renaissance Bordeaux. The American hospitality chain has also announced plans to bring its Moxy brand to Sydney, Australia and to Nepal.

Featured image by Marriott

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