New 111-Suite Hotel Opens its Doors Welcoming Guest to the Greater Columbia Area
Marriott International’s TowePlace Suites by Marriott Columbia West/Lexington, is open for business today. The new 111-suite hotel is built for travelers looking for a simple and friendly place where they can settle-in, keep their routine, and easily connect to the Greater Columbia & Lexington area. Located at 2915 Sunset Blvd, It will operate as a Marriott, franchise, owned by Lexington 26 Hotel Associates LLC and managed by Solara Hospitality based in Columbia, South Carolina. The General Manager, Andre Fontana leads the management team at the property for Solara Hospitality.
“We are excited to introduce the TownePlace Suites brand to the Greater Columbia and Lexington Area,” said Clancy Cipkala, President, CEO, & Senior Managing Partner. “At TownePlace Suites, we get it. We want to go above and beyond to do everything we can to make our guest feel comfortable. We encourage our guest to make themselves feel like they are at home, and help them to do so by providing a seamless residential atmosphere with a friendly staff who genuinely cares about our guests. That is what our brand is all about, and this property is a great example of that.”
All service team members are thoroughly trained on local knowledge and look forward to connecting guests to the local area. The hotel brand’s signature floor-to-ceiling TowneMap® also helps guest instantly acclimate themselves to the area by featuring great places to eat, play and live. The TownePlace Suites is located just two miles from Downtown Columbia, The Vista and the State Capital, and just across from Lexington Medical Center, the largest medical facility in the Carolinas on one Campus. The new hotel offers guest convenient access to the University of South Carolina.
Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this new property offers studio and one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping area. Guests can work and relax on their own terms in modern suites that features full kitchens, adjustable workspaces with built-in shelves and lighting, a large flat screen television, as well as luxurious new bedding. 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.
The TownePlace Suites Columbia West/Lexington allows guest to maintain a healthy lifestyle with an array of food options. While on property, guest can create their own complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area and can fire up their stay by grilling up dinner on the outdoor Weber grills. The 24-hour in a Pinch® market and on Us® coffee service offer guests the chance to get their snack and beverages whenever they feel the need.
TownePlace Suites helps it guest stay organized on the road with the help of its partner, The Container Store. From drawers to shelves to smart hanging space, you’ll find everything you need to make you feel right at home. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center open 24 hours per day, laundry facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing and printing. As a brand, TownePlace Suites recognizes that families may include more than just humans, which is why the TownePlace Suites Columbia West/Lexington is pet-friendly (fees may apply).
About Solara Hospitality
Solara currently operates four hotels in the Midlands and has developed over $70 million of investments in their projects in Greater Columbia. “Columbia and West Columbia are great cities and we want to contribute to their growth and the greater Columbia area and vision as a premiere destination for all visitors,” Cipkala added. Solara owns and operates the Residence Inn by Marriott in Irmo, on Lake Murray Boulevard, The Residence Inn Columbia West/Lexington across from Lexington Medical Center and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott on Columbiana Drive. Most recent project was the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott North Charleston, South Carolina.