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FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CHICAGO SOUTHEAST/ HAMMOND UNVEILS INNOVATIVE NEXT GENERATION ROOM DESIGN AND DÉCOR

Redefining moderate tier lodging, Marriott’s rapidly expanding brand launches intuitive, flexible design and warm, natural décor

(Hammond, Indiana) – March 25, 2014– Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is unveiling its smart, inventive guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor, in Hammond, Ind. The RLJ Lodging Trust owned hotel now features the brand’s new design and décor, which enhance the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment.

“Delivering both function and comfort, our new design and décor elevate the Fairfield brand, setting a new standard in this moderate tier lodging category,” said Shruti Buckley, vice president and global brand manager, Fairfield Inn & Suites. “At Fairfield Inn & Suites, we provide an easy, positive and productive travel experience, as well as the promise of consistent and reliable service at an exceptional value. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Southeast/ Hammond is a truly stunning example of the brand’s contemporary new look and feel.”

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Southeast/ Hammond’s signature “smart” room décor warmly welcomes guests into a comfortable, productive and restful environment. Flexible and functional, the guest room includes a well-designed work area, an ergonomic chair, task lighting and electrical outlets where guests need them. A curved, mobile desk enables guests to create their own work space, while also optimizing their television viewing.

Inspired by nature, the hotel’s thoughtfully designed rooms and suites place the living and working area near the window to allow for more natural light and views. Building on this natural design, the room décor features organic patterns and fresh colors, blending wood tones with bright pops of color. The new design also places the sleeping area toward the middle of the room, helping to give guests a better night’s sleep on plush mattresses, as well as easier access to the bathroom and wardrobe. The bright, spacious living area also offers a comfortable couch, refrigerator, coffeemaker and microwave, and the bath area continues the room’s bright, spacious, contemporary feel with showers available in all standard king rooms and suites.

Located at 7720 Corinne Drive, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Southeast/ Hammond offers convenient access to the Horseshoe Casino, Majestic Star Casino, Ameristar Casino and is located 25 minutes from Chicago.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is designed for today’s traveler who is looking to be productive on the road, whether for business or leisure. In addition to complimentary Wi-Fi and hot breakfast, Fairfield Inn & Suites offers thoughtfully designed rooms and suites that provide separate living, working and sleeping areas. With more than 700 properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and India, Fairfield Inn & Suites hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Southeast/ Hammond hotel directly at (219) 845-695, call the Fairfield Inn & Suites toll-free number at 800-228-2800, visit www.fairfieldinn.com, become a fan at www.facebook.com/fairfieldinnandsuites or follow the brand at www.twitter.com/fairfieldhotels.

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