SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 30, 2011 14:26 ET

Upcoming Riverside Marriott Renovations to Improve Customer Experience

When Exploring Attractions in Riverside, CA Be Sure to Lodge at this Newly Renovated Downtown Riverside Hotel

RIVERSIDE, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - Great Room renovations are underway at the distinctive Riverside Marriott in the heart of this city's historic downtown. Summer renovations are scheduled to start July 11, 2011, creating an impressive transformation of this Riverside Convention Center hotel's lobby, bar and restaurant into a "Great Room" that will enhance the overall hotel experience for guests visiting the "City of Arts and Innovation."

Exceptional customer service will prevail throughout the renovation process, with alternate locations established within the hotel to provide guests with an attentive and welcoming atmosphere. The new M.I. Great Room concept reinvents the hotel lobby by incorporating modern technology, great food and service along with unique spaces into a welcoming atmosphere that accommodates the way travelers socialize, work and relax. Renovation work on this impressive transformation of the hotel's lobby, bar and restaurant is scheduled to be complete by September 2011. This renovation follows the recent completion of a new $300,000 concierge lounge in early 2010.

Attractions in Riverside, CA include the world-famous Auto Club Speedway and the Galleria at Tyler as well as local favorites such as the Riverside Philharmonic and Fox Performing Arts Center. As part of the popular Inland Empire of Southern California, Riverside offers guests an array of museums, antique shops, specialty boutiques and unique downtown Riverside restaurants.

The distinctive Riverside Marriott provides guests with well appointed accommodations and is conveniently located next door to the Riverside Convention Center, making it an excellent choice for event planning in Riverside, CA. Business event managers and social planners delight in the hotel's 14,000 square feet of flexible event space which includes a Grand Ballroom with seating for 500 persons, full-service catering options, state-of-the-art business services and equipment, online planning guides and Marriott certified event planners to assist with every need.

About the Riverside Marriott
The Riverside Marriott hotel is conveniently located near LA/Ontario International Airport and combines fine southern California hospitality and gracious amenities to provide guests with a full-service hotel experience. Spacious guest rooms and hotel suites, complimentary Wi-Fi and wired high-speed Internet access, along with a unique selection of on-site dining options make the Marriott a premier choice among hotels with pools in Riverside, CA, offering something for everyone whether traveling for business or leisure.

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