Newport Marriott in Rhode Island Completes Hotel Renovation of all Meeting Rooms and Grand Ballroom

December 06, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
NEWPORT, RI December 6, 2009 The Newport Marriott, a newly renovated hotel is situated in the heart of historic Newport, RI, has completed a full hotel renovation of its extensive meeting rooms, including the hotel's Grand Ballroom, it was announced today.

"We are excited to share this beautifully renovated space with our loyal group business and social event customers," said General Manager Walter Andrews. "Our multi-million dollar renovation project was several years in the making, but we think the final results speak for themselves. Together with the new Spa at the Newport Marriott, which opened this summer, our hotel has never been better positioned to serve the needs of our guests and the Newport community."

The newly renovated hotel meeting and event rooms in Newport, Rhode Island features a color palette that is rich and elegant, and an overall design that is airy and understated. Soothing golden walls are awakened by crisp white panel moulding at this Newport meeting venue. Custom carpets swirl with shades of indigo, azure, sienna and maize. Sleek lighting fixtures infuse each room with contemporary form and functional sensibility. Bathrooms and hallways have also been renovated, allowing the remodeled hotel's 24,800 square feet of meeting space to blend into one cohesive design environment. Meeting guests of this newly remodeled hotel in Newport will also enjoy the new video conferencing unit, which enables groups to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions with an offsite location.

The Newport meeting rooms features the latest in state-of-the-art audio-visual, as well as wired and wireless high-speed Internet connectivity and quality sound systems. The Newport Marriott offers a total of 16 meeting rooms, event space and the Grand Ballroom which, at 7,600 square feet, is the largest space in this Rhode Island hotel. The hotel's Grand Ballroom in Newport can seat up to 840 guests theater style, and is divisible by four (approximately 1,952 square feet each, accommodating 200 people theater style) and able to house 36 exhibit booths. Additional spaces at this Newport conference venue range from the 560-square-foot Portsmouth Suite, which can accommodate 40 people theater style to the Freedom Suite at 1,036 square feet, which can accommodate 110 theater style.

The Newport Marriott is located at 25 America's Cup Avenue, in the heart of the historic downtown district, just five minutes from the famous Gilded Age mansions, charming shops on Ocean Drive, numerous beaches and golf courses, and the International Tennis Hall of Fame. This newly renovated hotel in Newport offers 24,800 square feet of flexible meeting space, as well as 317 beautiful guest rooms, 7 suites and a Concierge Level. All guest rooms feature Marriott's luxurious Revive® bedding with plush 300 thread count linens and the high-tech Plug-in-Panel 32-inch LCD TV. Guests enjoy the Spa at Newport Marriott, as well as the hotel's state-of-the-art health club (with saline pool, whirlpool, fitness room, racquetball courts and seasonal roof deck), Fathoms restaurant, lounge, gift shop, business center, and concierge services. For more information, please call (401) 849-1000 or visit