TownePlace Suites By Marriott Near Hamilton Place Opens Its Doors

Friday, December 21, 2012

TownePlace Suites Chattanooga near Hamilton Place has opened, bringing extended-stay suites to an area that's home to major businesses including Volkswagen and the Amazon Distribution Center.

Offering 87 suites, TownePlace Suites Chattanooga offers complimentary property-wide Internet access, 24-hour business and fitness centers, an indoor pool, 24-hour On Us coffee service, complimentary breakfast in the lobby area and a 24-hour In a Pinch market with snacks and beverages available any time of day or night.

"We are pleased to introduce TownePlace Suites hotels in the Chattanooga area," Loren Nalewanski, vice president and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites, says.

"Providing an upscale residential atmosphere, this extended-stay hotel in Chattanooga offers an appealing alternative to more standard hotel rooms designed for shorter stays."

Officials said, "The lobby helps travelers get their bearings with a floor-to-ceiling TowneMap. Modern, brightly decorated suites at this pet-friendly hotel are designed to feel like home. A fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops lets guests prepare healthy, affordable meals; the hotel's patio area offers a grill. With the Home Office Suite, guests can spread their work out over the large desk, featuring an ergonomic chair and storage space. A large flat-screen HDTV and luxurious bedding offer ways to relax. Laundry facilities are available."


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