BAKERSFIELD, CA — The TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Bakersfield, CA is now open for business. Located at 8300 Granite Falls Drive, the 95-suite hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Caltex Hospitality.
Located seven miles from Meadows Field Airport and 10 minutes from downtown, the hotel offers guests convenient access to California State University Bakersfield, Rabobank and The Links at RiverLakesRanch. Rates vary depending on length of stay.
“We are pleased to introduce the TownePlace Suites brand to the Bakersfield area,” said Loren Nalewanski, vice president and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites. “Providing an upscale residential atmosphere, this TownePlace Suites hotel offers an appealing alternative to more standard hotel rooms designed for shorter stays.”
The hotel’s friendly “hello” signage welcomes guests to the check-in area. Designed to feel like a community coffeehouse, the warm and inviting lobby includes a variety of seating options designed to meet different needs – whether guests want to work quietly on their own or socialize as a group. The lobby also features a floor-to-ceiling TowneMap that helps guests settle into the local area by featuring great places to eat, popular night spots, recreation areas, shopping and other services, such as dry cleaners and local car wash outlets.
Guests can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area, as well as 24-hour On Us coffee service. For those who want a quick snack, guests can also select food and beverage items from the 24-hour In a Pinch market.
Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this property offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens that have stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their terms in modern suites that feature a fun, yet sophisticated sofa and task chair, a large flat screen television, as well as luxurious new bedding. Most rooms also feature the Home Office Suite, designed to provide guests with plenty of storage and flexible space to spread out and make it their own.
Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, an exercise room open 24 hours per day, 1,215 square feet of meeting space, complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing. The TownePlace Suites Bakersfield West is pet-friendly (fees may apply) and also provides laundry facilities for guests’ convenience.