SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

March 14, 2012 10:22 ET

Residence Inn Amelia Island Recognized as Diamond Hotel for 2011

Fernandina Beach, FL Hotel Reaches Marriott's Highest Level of Distinction

FERNANDINA BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2012) - Distinguished for providing the ultimate in home-away-from-home accommodations, one of the premier Fernandina Beach, Florida hotels has been aptly recognized as recipient of the Diamond Award for 2011 by the Marriott hotel brand.

The impressive Residence Inn Amelia Island was recognized during the brand's recent annual conference for reaching the Marriott's highest level of distinction, an honor shared with only two other Residence Inn properties. Offering travelers spacious Amelia Island suites, the services of an attentive 24/7 staff and a host of value-added amenities, the Residence Inn is an easy choice for those seeking home-like accommodations amidst the excitement of one of Florida's most vibrant vacation destinations.

Conveniently located less than two blocks from the beach, the Residence Inn Amelia Island is an award-winning all-suite hotel ideal for vacation adventures, extended business needs or those simply seeking added space and comfort while traveling. Guests are treated to complimentary on-site parking and enjoy convenient access to popular island attractions and fun shopping, fabulous restaurants, parks and golf courses. The Residence Inn also has a large meeting room available for business meetings or social gatherings and is pet-friendly.

Diamond Awards are presented based on scores attained for overall satisfaction as determined by Guest Satisfaction Surveys; percentage of Extended Stay Occupancy and the hotel's RevPAR Index Score. Properties receiving the award must also have received a Green score on all of the brand's Quality Assurance Operations Reviews.

Setting the standard among hotels in Fernandina Beach, FL for exceptional service and meticulous facilities, the Residence Inn Amelia Island hotel offers a variety of studio, one- and two-bedroom suites ideal for vacationing families and those with extended-stay needs. Designed for comfort and functionality, all accommodations include a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, stove top, full oven, dishwasher and coffee maker. Guests also enjoy complimentary high-speed Internet access, a pull-out sofa for additional sleeping space and at least one 37-inch flat screen HDTV with premium movie channels for in-room entertainment.

The Residence Inn Amelia Island, FL hotel's added services include complimentary grocery shopping and a hot and hearty breakfast served daily. Evening socials are also held throughout the week and a putting green, outdoor patio with fire pit and even bike rentals are all readily available, along with a refreshing heated outdoor pool, relaxing whirlpool and well-equipped fitness center to give guests every opportunity to make the most of their time away from home, whether traveling for business or leisure.

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