Marriott opens long-stay in London

LONDON, 30 March 2017: Marriott International announced, Tuesday, the expansion of its extended-stay brand, Residence Inn by Marriott, with the signing of two new properties in London.

With additional openings in Amsterdam and Aberdeen this year, Residence Inn expects to more than double its European portfolio in 2017.

The opening of Residence Inn London – London Bridge expected in the second quarter of this year and the opening of Residence Inn London – Kensington is scheduled to follow in the last quarter.

Both properties, owned by a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group, will be operated under a franchise agreement with hotel management company and specialists in the extended-stay market, Cycas Hospitality – London’s second largest operator of serviced apartment and apart-hotels.

Located on Long Lane in Southwark, Residence Inn London – London Bridge will offer 87 suites.

Residence Inn London – Kensington will be situated on Warwick Road in Earls Court, with 307 suites. The Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre is a 10-minute walk away.

Both properties will cater to guests looking for longer stays with spacious suites and separate living, working and sleeping areas.

Facilities include Fully functional kitchens; grocery delivery service; fitness facilities; 24-hour markets; complimentary breakfasts and free Wi-Fi.

The two London properties will be joined by new openings expected in Aberdeen and Amsterdam, growing the European portfolio from three to seven hotels by 2019.

Residence Inn by Marriott has more than 730 properties located in the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Central America.