TownePlace Suites by Marriott, part of the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio of over 30 extraordinary brands, marks its landmark 500th hotel with the opening of TownePlace Suites Richmond Colonial Heights in Virginia, the state where the brand debuted its inaugural hotel in 1997.
Now, 26 years after its debut, TownePlace Suites has become one of Marriott International’s fastest-growing brands, establishing itself as an industry leader in the all-suite, extended-hotel model. In addition to the 500th opening this month, the brand has hundreds of additional properties in the development pipeline, all within the U.S. and Canada.
All TownePlace Suites properties include pet-friendly accommodations, all-suite floor plans, full kitchens, and upgraded outdoor space, TownePlace Suites properties are well-suited to cater to all types of longer-stay guests. After more than two decades the brand continues to be a category leader, expanding in leisure and road trip destinations including TownePlace Suites by Marriott Dallas Rockwallin Texas, and TownePlace Suites By Marriott Tampa Clearwater in Florida.
“TownePlace Suites has experienced exponential growth and success as a hotel brand of choice for modern-day travelers, and TownePlace Suites Richmond Colonial Heights is a remarkable addition to the portfolio,” said Diana Plazas, Senior Vice President and Global Brand Leader of Select Brands at Marriott International. “We will continue to grow our footprint to provide guests with the opportunity to live uninterrupted.”
Located just south of Richmond, the 131-room hotel offers spacious studio, or one-bedroom suites equipped with high-speed internet, full kitchens, and a customized Elfa closet system from The Container Store, which is availible at all TownePlace Suites hotels. On property, guests can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, a full-service lobby bar, and premium stainless steel Weber Grills in the hotel’s outdoor patio area, complete with tools, spices, and seasoning for guest usage. Perfectly positioned to explore the nearby area, TownePlace Suites Richmond Colonial Heights offers direct access to the Appomattox River Trail and is conveniently located near Virginia State University and Ft. Lee Gregg Adams Army base.
As a pioneer in the longer-stay segment, TownePlace Suites by Marriott offers accommodations perfect for both business and leisure travelers, with programs like Something Borrowed, lending guests anything they may need during their stay, from counter-top appliances and cooking utensils to family board games. In addition to amenities like complimentary breakfast, onsite laundry, refreshing pools, pet-friendly accommodations, and the signature In-A-Pinch Market, TownePlace Suites has collaborated with TasteMade and Weber Grills, to give guests access to online recipes to use in-suite, ensuring they and their loved ones feel right at home.