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UPDATE: Hotel in North Phoenix Prepares to Unveil Its New Look in 2013

Residence Inn Phoenix Will Host a RI-Fresh Party to Share Renovations With Local Community

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- To celebrate the New Year, the Residence Inn Phoenix is unveiling a new look, giving new meaning to the traditional hotel room. The Refreshed hotel will share its new upscale look and feel to city officials and members of local businesses.

While the unveiling will bring many pleasant surprises, clients and guests of this extended-stay hotel in north Phoenix have been kept in the loop of all the changes with the hotel's LEGO project.

At the start of the renovation, the hotel informed clients of the work in progress by delivering a package of LEGOs with directions for them to start building. As the renovations of its public spaces and hotel rooms in Phoenix started to take shape, clients were sent additional pieces to expand their own projects. Those who toured the property got special LEGO pieces to add to their buildings.

Those attending the RI-fresh unveiling party will be bringing their LEGO projects along, and guests will vote on the best creation. The winner will receive a weekend stay at the Residence Inn Carlsbad, tickets to LEGOLAND and a gas card. All of the LEGO creations will be donated to Butterfly House, a Phoenix area non-profit that's 100% volunteer run and provides support, assistance, empowerment, counseling and more to victims and survivors of domestic violence.

Ninety percent of the renovations are already complete, and Marriott Rewards® members can get a sneak peak when booking exclusive hotel deals in Phoenix. With this special offer, available for a limited time through March 31, 2013, Marriott Rewards members can earn 500 bonus points per night when they stay Friday through Sunday nights. To book, visit the hotel website, or call 1-800-MARRIOTT from within the US. Make sure the promotional code M11 appears when booking online, or request it when making phone reservations.

About the Residence Inn Phoenix
Guests in town doing business with Honeywell Automation College, attending a session at the BLM National Training Center, cheering on their favorite baseball team at Peoria Sports Complex or checking out the campus at Grand Canyon University will find a home away from home at the Residence Inn Phoenix. This centrally located North Phoenix hotel offers extended-stay accommodations with the amenities of a full-service hotel. Spacious suites offer separate areas for living and sleeping, free high-speed Internet access, luxury bedding, a fully equipped kitchen with full appliances, outdoor space, a sleeper sofa and large vanity area. Soak up the Arizona sun at the outdoor heated pool or picnic and BBQ area at this pet-friendly hotel. Get in a workout at the fitness center. Host meetings in this hotel's 1,576 square feet of event space, and prep for presentations with the business center. The lobby hosts a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning and evening social hours with complimentary food, beer and wine. Nearby explore Metro Center Mall, Rose Mofford Sports Complex and Phoenix International Raceway/NASCAR.

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Residence Inn Phoenix
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