• The Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange Offers Incentives for Groups

     
    POSTED January 3, 2017
     

Residence Inn by Marriott, located in West Orange just 20 minutes from Manhattan, is starting off 2017 with new incentives for groups and meetings. The all-suite, pet-friendly Residence Inn by Marriott West Orange is located 9 miles from Newark Liberty Airport. The hotel features 128 suites on three floors; a total of 2,394 square feet of flexible meeting space; complimentary on-site parking and daily breakfast; grocery shopping, dry cleaning and laundry services onsite; and a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool and whirlpool. All suites include separate working and sleeping spaces, luxurious bedding, fully equipped kitchens and flat-screen televisions.

As for details on those group-minded packages…

Planners who book the Meet and Thrive package receive a 5 percent room rate discount for groups of 10 or more rooms. In addition, they earn 2,000 additional Marriott Reward Points and a complimentary AM/PM Coffee Break. This offer is valid on stays Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 31, 2017.

Small groups of 10–35 receive a $100 credit voucher for booking a meeting and a free welcome amenity for each attendee. The offer is available from Jan. 1, 2017 through April 1, 2017, and rates start at $169/night plus 15 percent tax.

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