Laredo, TX
07/11/2017 04:52 PM

Laredo, TX – July 10, 2017– The110-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 2410 Santa Ursula in Laredo, TX has completed a major renovation of its lobby and all guest rooms. Scheduled to unveil on July 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm, the110-room Courtyard Laredo will offer a comfortable yet stylish aesthetic, designed to offer guests a relaxing and functional space to work and play the way they want. The hotel now features the brand’s smart and casual re-designed lobby lounge, a sophisticated yet inviting public living space that is welcoming to guests at all times of the day. In addition, each guest room now features plush bedding; functional work spaces; spacious bathrooms; separate seating areas and complimentary in-room high-speed internet. 


“Courtyard has always taken pride in listening and responding to all travelers’ needs,” said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard. “Technology, continues to influence how people travel, and we have to anticipate the ever-changing needs of our guests. Our public spaces and guest rooms have purpose and flexibility which affords a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is the smart, dynamic hotel that helps travelers make the most of their time on the road.” 


The open bright and contemporary Courtyard hotel lobby welcomes guests with vivid contrasting colors, including blue, green, orange and red. The traditional front desk is replaced with separate welcome pedestals to create more personal and private interactions when guests check in and allow staff to show guests the lobby features and provide assistance. Flexible seating options range from communal tables to the more private Media Pods with high-definition televisions.


The dining experience has also been completely redesigned with The Bistro, where guests can enjoy hot and healthy breakfast and dinner offerings, as well as in the evening, relax and imbibe at the full-service bar that features top shelf spirits and critically acclaimed wines. The Market™, a 24/7 shop for snacks, beverages and sundries, is always open for late-night cravings or the toothpaste guests may have forgotten to pack. 


A key component of the Courtyard lobby is the GoBoard®, which presents local information, maps, weather, and headline news on a 55-inch LCD touch screen. Designed with today’s busy traveler in mind, the award-winning GoBoard® features mobile integration, enabling guests to send directions from the GoBoard® directly to their smart phones. Guests can also touch the screen for immediate access to detailed flight information for local airports, popular entertainment and local event information, as well as walking directions. 


Throughout the hotel, guests can connect to complimentary Wi-Fi, and there are ample electrical outlets in the lobby to power digital devices. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.


Green has been Courtyard’s signature color since Marriott launched the brand 25 years ago. Now it is even greener with the introduction of a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal are conveniently located by side exits.


About Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ needs for choice and control. With more than 1,100 locations in nearly 50 countries and territories, Courtyard is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit, become a fan on Facebook or follow @CourtyardHotels on Twitter and Instagram. 


Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,100 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 124 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram. 

Danielle Mileno
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