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TravelThese are the amenities you can expect at mid-priced Marriotts

These are the amenities you can expect at mid-priced Marriotts


Sometimes, finding the right hotel for your needs and price point can feel as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack.

If you are traveling with kids, you may want to find a property with a pool. If you are traveling for business, you might want a fitness center and free breakfast so you can stick to your routine. If you are bringing your four-legged friend along, you’ll need a hotel that accommodates pets.

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To make your next hotel search simpler, we’ve compiled a list of the amenities that are guaranteed at mid-priced Marriott hotel brands like Courtyard, SpringHill Suites and Residence Inn. No matter which property you visit, you can look forward to generous offerings like pool access, a fitness center, complimentary breakfast or pet-friendly rooms.

Here’s what amenities you can expect at mid-priced Marriott hotels.

Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort. ISLA VERDE BEACH RESORT

Courtyard by Marriott properties are great for families and business travelers alike. Guest rooms often have comfortable seating and desks located near sleeping areas. If you work remotely or regularly travel for business, many Courtyard hotels have large lobbies, fast-casual restaurants, grab-and-go snack areas and several public spaces to meet with colleagues.

Whether you stay in Times Square or Tokyo, this is what is guaranteed at every Courtyard by Marriott property:

Fitness center or pool

Every Courtyard by Marriott property has a fitness center open seven days a week, and most are available 24 hours a day. Equipment varies by location, but you can expect to find cardio equipment, dumbbells, weight machines and workout mats regardless of where you go. Most locations also have towels and water available. Several locations also offer pool access, while others have a full-blown water park.

SpringHill Suites

SpringHill Suites Zion National Park. MARRIOTT

If you are traveling with multiple kids or a large group, SpringHill Suites is the perfect choice. Every guest room is designed to sleep at least four guests, with one king or two queen/double beds in the sleeping area and a sofa bed in the living area. You’ll also find a kitchenette with a microwave and minifridge as well as a workspace with a desk and chair.

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Here’s what else you are guaranteed to find at every SpringHill Suites property:

Complimentary breakfast

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The breakfast spread at SpringHill Suites may vary slightly by location, but you can always expect to find a mix of on-the-go items like sandwiches, staples like waffles and pastries as well as customizable bowls with ingredients like yogurt, granola and fruit. Guests can also enjoy Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee with their meal.

Fitness center or pool

All SpringHill Suites locations have fitness centers with equipment like treadmills, ellipticals, dumbbells and adjustable weight machines so you can stay active while on vacation. Most properties will also have a swimming pool.

Residence Inn

Residence Inn Jekyll Island. MARRIOTT

Residence Inn properties are primarily designed for extended stays. Guest rooms come equipped with separate spaces for living, working and sleeping. There are also full kitchens with cookware and tableware included.

Fitness center or pool

Residence Inn Orlando at FLAMINGO CROSSINGS® Town Center. MARRIOTT

All Residence Inn locations have an on-site fitness center with a range of strength training and cardio equipment. Some also have pools where you can swim a few laps or cool off after a long day.

Complimentary breakfast

Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown. MARRIOTT

Complimentary breakfast at a Residence Inn usually includes eggs, bacon, pastries, fruit, yogurt and, of course, all the coffee your caffeinated heart desires. Because every room has a full kitchen, you also have the option to cook for yourself if you prefer.

Fairfield by Marriott

Fairfield by Marriott Bali Kuta Sunset Road. MARRIOTT

Fairfield by Marriott properties are equally accommodating to business and leisure travelers. They feature modern rooms designed to be comfortable whether you stay for one night or one month. Several locations have outdoor spaces with cozy seating and fire pits so you can make the most of your time there.

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Here are a few things you’ll find at every Fairfield by Marriott:

Fitness center or pool

Fairfield by Marriott Anaheim. FAIRFIELD BY MARRIOTT ANAHEIM RESORT/FACEBOOK

If you are looking for a hotel brand where you can get your sweat on day or night, you’ll love knowing that every Fairfield by Marriott property has a 24/7 fitness center. Several also have indoor or outdoor pools where you can do some laps or relax.

Complimentary breakfast

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Every Fairfield location serves a varied breakfast spread, with grab-and-go items like fruit, cereal and breakfast sandwiches as well as staples like oatmeal, pastries, waffles, eggs and more. You can also enjoy complimentary coffee throughout the day, either at breakfast or in the lobby.

Complimentary coffee and breakfast are not available in Asia Pacific Fairfield hotels.

TownePlace Suites

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Downtown Indianapolis. MARRIOTT.COM

TownePlace Suites is another of Marriott’s affordable, all-suite brands designed to bring you all the comforts of home even when you’re on the road. Guest rooms have full-size kitchens, in-room workstations, closets with built-in organization systems and separate areas for sleeping, working, relaxing and dining. You can even borrow blenders, cookbooks, board games and more to make your stay even more homey.

Here are the other guaranteed offerings at TownePlace Suites properties:

Complimentary breakfast

TownePlace Suites New York Manhattan/Chelsea. MARRIOTT

You could cook breakfast in your room, but why not take the day off and enjoy a free breakfast? Many items are customizable, like oatmeal or yogurt bowls and sandwiches, but you’ll also find eggs, cereal, breakfast meats and more.

Fitness center or pool

TownePlace Suites Tampa Clearwater. MARRIOTT

All TownePlace Suites locations have on-site fitness centers, and several have temperature-controlled pools where you can take your workout outside. Some locations also have hot tubs where you can soak sore muscles.

Pet-friendly

It’s not hard to find a pet-friendly hotel, but it is hard to find a brand where every location welcomes your furry friends. Every TownePlace Suites property allows pets and has pet-friendly amenities such as outdoor spaces where you can take your dog for a walk.

Four Points by Sheraton

The Four Points by Sheraton Eastham, Cape Cod. SHERATON

Four Points by Sheraton is designed for both business and leisure travelers. They offer stylish, modern guest rooms and casual dining outlets, and they put an emphasis on local offerings through the brand’s “Best Brews” program. Participating properties offer of selection of local craft brews.

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Besides beer and straightforward accommodations, here are the other offerings you will find all all Four Points by Sheraton properties:

Fitness center or pool

Four Points by Sheraton Boston Logan Airport Revere. MARRIOTT

All Four Points locations have fitness centers with everything you need to stick to your fitness routine while away from home. Several also have indoor or outdoor pools. Some locations even have fun features such as a swim-up bar, waterfalls, hot tubs and more.

Best credit cards for Marriott hotel stays

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When you stay at a Marriott property, choosing the right credit card can get you room upgrades, complimentary breakfast, bonus points and even automatic Marriott Bonvoy elite status.

  • Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Platinum Elite Status, which offers complimentary breakfast, late checkout, suite upgrades (based on availability) and more.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Bevy™ American Express® Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Gold Elite status, which offers room upgrades (when available), 25% points bonus on stays and 1,000 bonus points on each paid when stay booked directly with Marriott.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Gold Elite status, which offers room upgrades (when available), 25% bonus points on stays and a 7% room rate discount when you book direct.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Silver Elite status, which offers 10% bonus points on paid room rates.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Bold® Credit Card: 3 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Silver Elite Status, which offers 10% bonus points on paid room rates.
  • The Platinum Card® from American Express: 5 points per dollar on prepaid hotels booked with Amex Travel and automatic Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status. (Enrollment required.)
  • American Express® Green Card: 3 points per dollar spent on travel purchases.
  • Chase Sapphire Reserve®: 3 points per dollar spent on travel purchases, or 10 points per dollar when booked through the Chase Travel℠ portal.

The information for the American Express Green card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Bottom line

Whether you want to swim laps or enjoy free breakfast, you can cut your hotel search short by choosing a Marriott brand that guarantees the amenities you need.

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