Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway Modernizes Rooms, Becomes A Top Connecticut Full-Service Hotel

April 16, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Trumbull, CT – April 16, 2008 - When it comes to modern hotels in Connecticut, the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway is poised to become the premier central Connecticut full-service hotel. Owned by a subsidiary of Thomas Point Ventures, LP, the Trumbull hotel, which had been a Marriott franchise hotel since 1985, is now managed by Marriott and is undergoing major renovations, with special attention paid to upgrading its 323 sleeping rooms. In addition to these renovations, plans are already underway to update the hotel lobby, ballroom and meeting space, creating a revitalized and elegant location for events.

Located in scenic Fairfield County, this modern hotel lies in the heart of Connecticut’s Fortune 500 corporations. As the only full-service hotel in the area, the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway is the first choice for corporate meetings, business and leisure travel.

Major renovations to this modern 323-room Connecticut hotel include warm and welcoming blonde wall coverings and rich wood flooring in entry and vanity areas. Guest room furniture is surfaced in granite. The rejuvenating spa-like bathroom is trimmed in warm browns with cherry millwork and granite-topped vanity, stylish back-lit vanity mirror, sleek chrome accessories, curved shower rods, and a revitalizing showerhead. Bathroom amenities include hair dryers and bathrobes.

Business travelers will appreciate spacious work desks, desk-level electrical outlets, voicemail and two-line phones (may vary by room). Every desk has an in-room safe in the desk drawer with laptop storing capability.

Other accommodation amenities include individual climate control, coffee maker/tea service and a mini refrigerator. Beds have expanded nightstands and headboards with LED reading lights. Luxurious linens throughout include down comforters, cotton-rich bedding, your choice of down/feather or foam pillows and rollaway beds. Guest rooms have oversized mirrors in living areas and pull-out sofas in every king room.

Rooms offer Internet access and Web TV, cable satellite TV including CNN, ESPN, and HBO. Movies/videos, pay-per-view, video games and players are available for rent. The 37” LG flat-panel LCD HDTV includes a Jack Pack that allows you to project a laptop screen onto the TV, split the screens between TV and laptop, connect to iPods, MP3 players and video devices, and provides electrical outlets to power accessories.

Photographic local area artwork in guest rooms and well-lighted corridors reflect southern New England charm throughout this reinvented full-service hotel. Suites have been upgraded, too, including a larger three-room Presidential Suite and a new Junior Suite.

Other hotel highlights include high-speed Internet access, business center, and Express Check-in/Check-out. This hotel features a Concierge Level with VIP services including overnight pickup/delivery, fax and copying services. The fitness center has been updated with brand new, state-of-the-art equipment, including 5 treadmills, 2 bikes, 3 elliptical, free weights, leg extensions and seated leg curl machines. The Trumbull Marriott features 17 meeting rooms, 15 breakouts and a ballroom serving up to 700 guests.

The refreshing yet completely rejuvenated Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway — located near Bridgeport and Shelton – offers excellence in every luxury hotel area.

Just one hour from Manhattan, Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway is located near Shelton and Bridgeport and only 12 miles to New Haven, 8 miles from Fairfield and about 16 miles to Norwalk. For more information on the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway, please visit or call 203-378-1400.