Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in
London, England with the opening of Residence Inn London – London
Bridge, marking a debut in the capital for the company’s
Located on Long Lane in Southwark, Residence Inn
London – London Bridge offers 87 studio, one and
two-bedroom suites with separate living, working and sleeping
areas, as well as fully equipped kitchens, including refrigerator,
microwave, hob, oven, dishwasher and cookware.
Residence Inn London – London Bridge offers
guests complimentary hot breakfasts, communal laundry
facilities, free Wi-Fi, and a 24/7 Grab ’n Go Market in the lobby.
An onsite, state-of-the-art fitness centre is available 24/7 and
custom running routes can be accessed via MapMyFitness, thanks to
the brand’s global partnership with Under Armour Connected
Residence Inn London – London Bridge is well-connected, with good transport links, and
is located a
short walk from some of the city’s main historic attractions such
as Tower Bridge and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
John Licence, VP
Premium & Select Brands Europe at Marriott International said,
“London is a key, strategic destination for extended-stay travel
and we are delighted to debut the world-leading Residence Inn by
Marriott brand here with not one, but two new properties that
offer a home-away-from-home experience for business and leisure
A second Residence Inn by Marriott will open
later this year. Residence Inn London –
Kensington will be situated on Warwick Road in Earls Court,
offering 307 suites with easy access to The Kensington Olympia
Exhibition Centre as well as The Victoria and Albert museum, the
Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and the Natural History museum.
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.
John Wagner, Founding Partner of Cycas
Hospitality, said, “We are thrilled to welcome the world-class
Residence Inn brand to the extended-stay sector in London and to
our own expanding hotel portfolio. We look forward to creating
memorable moments for all our guests visiting these two new
Residence Inn properties. Delivering a first-rate guest experience
is in the DNA of all our Cycas Hospitality staff and we have an
excellent track record to prove it.”
The two London
properties will be joined by new openings in Aberdeen and
Amsterdam in early 2018, growing the European portfolio from three
to seven hotels. These four additions alone will see almost 600
rooms added to the Residence Inn portfolio, and there are a
further seven properties anticipated by the end of 2019.