Marriott brings Residence Inn to Europe in London and Ghent and to Panama

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Published on 11/02/20 - Updated on 17/03/22

Residence Inn London

The long-stay oriented brand by Marriott welcomes three new properties, included two in Europe and one in the Americas.

Residence Inn London Tower Bridge, UK

Second property in the British capital city after Residence Inn London Bridge in 2017, the new Residence Inn opened not far from his brother, less than a mile away on Bermondsey Street. The new address has 101 one- and two-bed apartments, with high-tech amenities (smart TVs, USB charging points). It also features multiples F&B options, such as a complimentary Breakfast, a small supermarket and a grocery service at reception. Other amenities include self-service laundry room and a 24-hour gym.

John Licence, VP of premium and select brands at Marriott International Europe, said:

“We are delighted to launch the third Residence Inn property in London. The city continues to be a key market for extended-stay travel, and we’re committed to providing comfortable, modern spaces to encourage and allow guests to thrive while they travel.”


Residence Inn Ghent, Belgium

First Residence Inn in Belgium, the property is owned by GE Holdings and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Made for longer stays, the property reveals 105 studios and one-bedroom suites, with separated spaces for living, working and sleeping.

An all-day restaurant completes the property, namely the Rabbit Hole. Also, complimentary breakfast and free grocery delivery service offer other food and beverage possibilities. Last but not least, a 4,560 sqm fitness centre is accessible to guests.

"With so much to see in Ghent and beyond, Residence Inn Ghent allows guests to truly settle in to the Belgian way of life" says John Licence, Vice President Premium and Select Brands at Marriott International, Europe. "The opening marks the brand's eleventh property in Europe. With a quickly expanding European portfolio - a pipeline of over 15 openings over the next two years - the brand responds to the growing demand for extended-stay within the continent."


Residence Inn by Marriott Panama City, Panama

The brad is making its debut both in the capital city and in country of Panama, by opening a 144-suite address in downtown Panama City, in the Pacific Center Punta Paitilla. Amenities include complimentary grocery delivery service and daily hot breakfast, a 24-hour market, a laundry room, and a fitness centre. The property encounters a restaurant and lounge in the Sky Lobby with a local cuisine offe, as well as 2 153 square-feet of naturally-lit meeting space.

Panama City is a key market for longer-stay travel and the perfect place for Residence Inn by Marriott. The spacious suites with separate living, working, and sleeping zones and fully functional kitchens will help guests maximize their time and thrive while they travel,” said Carlos Roque, General Manager of Residence Inn Panama City. “Located just a few minutes from historic Casco Viejo, travelers will have the option to enjoy restaurants, shops and nightlife creating work-life balance and a true home away from home.”



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