Fairfield by Marriott Hotel opens in Austinburg | Local News
TOWNSHIP OF AUSTINBURG – The Fairfield by Marriott Inn and Suites Ashtabula is the newest hotel to open on Interstate 90 and Route 45.
The 81-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Bucyrus Lodging Inc., at 2782 Sidley Court.
“Ashtabula County is in the heart of Ohio’s wine country and renowned for its collection of covered bridges and scenic rivers,” said Julie Mock, General Manager. “We are thrilled to help this beloved county grow with its first Marriott hotel.”
Mock, who has more than 15 years of hotel management experience with Marriott, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), leads the new hotel’s management team. Throughout his career, Mock has overseen several renovations and new hotel openings in Ohio and Indiana.
The Fairfield Inn and Suites Ashtabula offers guests convenient access to the Western Reserve Greenway Trail, Interstate 90, Geneva-on-the-lake, and shopping and dining along Bridge Street in historic Ashtabula Harbor .
“Offering both functionality and comfort, our new design and decor elevates the Fairfield brand, setting a new standard in the moderate level category,” said Janis Milham, senior vice president and global brand leader, Classic. Select Brands. “The Fairfield by Marriott Inn and Suites Ashtabula is a truly stunning example of the brand’s contemporary feel, and we are thrilled to introduce Fairfield by Marriott Hotels in Ashtabula County.”
The new decor set is meant to evoke feelings of the Fairfield Farm and includes a farmhouse table in the lobby to gather and connect with, photographs of the Fairfield Farm serving as artwork in the lobby and guest rooms , natural materials and unique textures featured throughout, and a story wall showcasing the brand’s roots.
“We are thrilled to introduce the new Fairfield Inn and Suites to the Austinburg community,” said HB Patel, owner of Bucyrus Lodging Inc. “Our hotel is the latest prototype designed by Marriott. Its simplicity will be a trendsetter in We couldn’t have done it without the tremendous community support to bring a Marriott to the area.
The new rooms have been designed with the modern traveler’s needs in mind to stay productive on the road. The artwork in the room takes center stage with the window treatment acting as a focal point, displaying photographs taken at the Fairfield Farm. The material is transparent and allows light to pass through the photograph, warming the room and creating a comfortable environment. Rooms also feature an ergonomic workstation, comfortable sofa, refrigerator, coffee maker, and microwave.
“I am extremely honored to have the opportunity to be part of such a recognized and reputable hotel management team,” said Mock. “Our hospitality team is excited to be a preferred hotel for business and leisure travelers to Ashtabula County and its surrounding communities.”
Additional hotel amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, meeting room, and laundry service.
A free hot breakfast, including sandwiches, cereal, and other healthy items, such as whole fruit and yogurt, is also available.