Residence Inn by Marriott to Open in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH—The Residence Inn Pittsburgh Oakland/University Place is scheduled to open here this Wednesday.

The hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by MWK Forbes II LLC and managed by North Star Lodging Management Inc. of Pittsburgh.

The 144-suite hotel will have studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. They are designed for stays of five nights or more and offer a fully equipped kitchen, coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances.

Hotel amenities include a grocery delivery service, complimentary WiFi, an indoor swimming pool and exercise room, among others.

Currently, the property is pursing a LEED certification.

Residence Inn by Marriott has more than 700 properties in 10 countries worldwide.