Friday, September 11th, 2015 - NewsMaker

The Former Richmond Marriott West Is Celebrating Big Changes This Summer

SHORT PUMP, VA -- (Marketwired) -- Sep 10, 2015 -- A major change has been completed at the former Richmond Marriott West. The new-look Short Pump hotel has embraced the latest in Marriott's Brand Standards, joining premier Marriott properties nationwide.

New renovations are extensive. The newly added MClub Lounge on the hotel's first floor is an exclusive benefit for Gold and Platinum members. It is a versatile space, ideal for wrapping up some work and casual socializing. Walking into the sprawling Great Room, guests can enjoy craft cocktails and light fare at the trendy, on-site Short Pump restaurant.

While those aspects of the hotel have been greatly improved, the guest rooms are completely new at this Marriott hotel near Richmond's booming Short Pump area. Rooms boast newly designed work space and 55-inch Smart TVs. The former double-double rooms have been upgraded to double-Queen rooms. The hotel has added a brand new Presidential Suite, and most impressively, 30 cutting-edge Stay Well Rooms have been added to the hotel. Stay Well Rooms offer an upgraded experience for discerning travelers and are dedicated to creating the healthiest, most nourishing environment possible for guests, a mission Marriott shares.

Business travelers staying with the Richmond Marriott will find the hotel's convenient proximity to local office parks is essential to a successful business trip, while downtown Richmond and the Convention Center area are fifteen minutes from the hotel, and the airport is just 20 short miles away. What's more, the hotel's meeting space has been upgraded with extra space and dynamic business amenities like electronic reader boards and Marriott's new Red Coat Direct app, where meetings and events are Imagined, thanks to Marriott's new Meetings Imagined initiative. The Richmond Marriott's commitment to improvement is unique among Richmond Convention Center hotels and should inspire every traveler, business and leisure alike.

With such drastic changes, this Richmond Marriott will also be updating their name from the Richmond Marriott West to the Richmond Marriott Short Pump. The name change will be effective as of September 2015 when the final renovations will be complete.

About the Richmond Marriott Short Pump
The new Richmond Marriott Short Pump is truly the premier hotel in the area. The property features 243 completely new guest rooms accentuated by reconfigured work spaces and state-of-the-art in-room technologies. No rooms have smaller than a Queen bed, and all rooms showcase a 55-inch Smart TV. The Richmond Marriott Short Pump also leads the vanguard into the future of leisure, boasting 30 Stay Well rooms -- researched, by Columbia University doctors, scientists, architects, designers, and wellness experts, Stay Well Rooms are built to optimize the health and environment of every guest. Travelers who like to explore the local area will love the hotel's easy access to a diverse range of local restaurants, premium shopping at the Short Pump Town Center, and downtown Richmond. For busy travelers whose time is more limited, the Richmond Marriott Short Pump offers excellent dining options. The Great Room is a welcoming place to unwind over a few cocktails and make a few friends while enjoying the restaurants simple sophistication. The hotel's 8,300 square feet of event space is flexible, able to accommodate the finest banquets or fast-paced business meetings. Whatever the reason for your stay, the thoughtful amenities and friendly, attentive staff at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump ensures that each guest's experience is memorable and relaxing.

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Richmond Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Boulevard
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

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