First Residence Inn Hotel to Open in the Bronx

BRONX, NY—The Residence Inn by Marriott is set to open here on May 10, 2015. Located at 1776 Eastchester Rd. in the Hutchinson Metro Center Atrium, the 125-suite hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Simone Development Companies.

A short distance from LaGuardia Airport, the property offers access to The Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Gardens, Arthur Ave., City Island and Yankee Stadium.

“We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn hotels in the Bronx area,” said Diane Mayer, VP and global brand manager, Residence Inn. “This new hotel offers a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows guests to settle in and thrive.”

Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Amenities for travelers include a work desk, ergonomic chair and high-speed Internet access. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite also has a fully equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances. The hotel’s complimentary breakfast offers healthy food and to-go options.

Guests can take advantage of the property’s grocery delivery service, 24-hour food and beverage market, dry cleaning services and guest laundry room. Guests can fax, copy and print materials in the business library or utilize the hotel’s 1,500 sq. ft. of meeting space, an exercise room and a full bar in the lobby serving light fare.