SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 13, 2013 15:54 ET

Brookline Hotel Staff Helps Families in Need

Courtyard Boston Brookline Staff Donates Time and Energy for Charity

BROOKLINE, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 13, 2013) - This holiday season, staff at the Courtyard Boston Brookline, a hotel near Longwood Medical Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, is donating their time and energy to help families in need.

For Thanksgiving, the BC hotel staff put together five Salvation Army brown bags that fed 22 hungry people. The needy families who received these meals enjoyed classic Thanksgiving dishes like turkey, stuffing, gravy, and pie.

The Kenmore Square hotel has collaborated with Salvation Army and adopted a family for this holiday season. They are fundraising through a Jeans on Friday campaign, where each person needs to donate a minimum of $3 to wear blue jeans.

Located near the Greenline MBTA, the hotel is easily accessible to downtown Boston's great attractions, including Copley Place, Kenmore Square, Faneuil Hall, the Prudential Center, and Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. It's also just minutes from Boston College, Boston University, and Northeastern University. Additionally, the Courtyard Boston Brookline offers free shuttle service to the nearby Longwood Medical area, which is less than a mile away.

About the Courtyard Boston Brookline
Located in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline, MA, the Courtyard Boston Brookline is a custom-designed eight-story hotel that is just minutes from downtown Boston. This AAA 3-Diamond hotel offers complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the rooms and public areas, complimentary shuttle service to the Longwood Medical area, laundry service, a lively restaurant, sundry store, fitness center, indoor pool, and on-site parking. The renovated guest rooms are outfitted with 27-inch stereo TVs, comfortable beds, coffee makers, modern workstations with an ergonomic chair and spacious desk, and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Families will appreciate the pull-out sofas in the king rooms, which allow for extra space for little travelers. The Courtyard Boston Brookline has an open lobby that's home to The Bistro, a lively new restaurant that serves fresh food and drinks. Here, guests can enjoy a healthy breakfast and strong Starbucks coffee in the mornings or unwind after a long day with a great meal and cocktails in the evenings. With two meeting rooms and over 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, the hotel is the ideal venue for intimate weddings and events in the greater Boston area. Guests who want to avoid the headache of driving in Boston can easily get around the city by public transportation as the hotel is conveniently located only one block from the Coolidge Corner Greenline Subway stop, which connects to Logan Airport and many sites in Boston, including Fenway Park, Kenmore Square, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern, Colleges of the Fenway, Mass General Hospital and Museum of Science.

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