Westport, MA – November 19, 2020 – Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Fall River Westport is now open for business. The new 90-room all-suite hotel is built for travelers looking for an effortless and friendly place where they can settle-in, keep their routine, and easily connect to the local area. Located at 41 Old Bedford Rd. immediately off Interstate 195, the hotel is driving distance to Boston, Plymouth, Cape Cod, Newport, and Providence. The hotel is also home to the new state-of-the-art corporate office for Lafrance Hospitality, who owns and manages the TownePlace Suites in addition to several other hotels, restaurants, and venues across New England and Florida.
Opening General Manager Michael Dougherty and Director of Sales Jennifer Do-Teixeira bring a wealth of hospitality and knowledge to the team. They are passionate about making their new hotel a tremendous addition to the community and look forward to welcoming travelers to their beautiful property. Dougherty said, “We are excited to bring the extended stay TownePlace Suites by Marriott brand to the Fall River Westport area. Our friendly staff members cannot wait to provide a sensational service to all our guests and local community. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, we have what you need and are eager to serve you.”
All service team members are thoroughly trained on local knowledge and look forward to connecting guests to the local area. The hotel brand’s signature floor-to-ceiling TowneMap® also helps guests instantly acclimate themselves to the area by featuring great places to eat, play and live.
Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this new property offers studio and one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their own terms in modern suites that feature full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, adjustable work spaces with built-in shelves and lighting, a large flat screen television, as well as luxurious new bedding. All rooms also feature the Home Office™ Suite, designed to provide guests with plenty of storage and flexible space to spread out and make it their own.
The TownePlace Suites Fall River Westport allows guests to maintain a healthy lifestyle with an array of food options. While on property, guests can create their own complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area and can fire up their stay by grilling up dinner on the outdoor Weber grills. The 24-hour In a Pinch® market and On Us® coffee service offer guests the chance to get their snack and caffeine on whenever they feel the need. Guests can easily access the adjacent Galley Grille to enjoy a sit-down dining experience as well as full take out service with delivery to the hotel.
Hotel amenities feature our ultramodern fitness center open 24-hours a day offering a vast array of free weights, Precor fitness equipment, Peloton cycle, and ample space for yoga exercises. Our indoor heated pool is handicap accessible and offers a wonderful view of Lake Watuppa. Other amenities include a meeting room, guest laundry facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and on-site business services, including copying, faxing, and printing. As a brand, TownePlace Suites recognizes that families may include more than just humans, which is why the TownePlace Suites Fall River Westport is pet-friendly (fees may apply).
The Lafrance Family is thrilled with the opening of the TownePlace Suites as it is a cornerstone on our Hospitality Campus which also includes our 130-room Hampton Inn by Hilton, a 20,000 square ft. event center and the Galley Grille restaurant. With easy access off Rt. 195, ample parking spaces, and outdoor reception areas we offer the Southcoast community and beyond first class accommodations and services which has been our trademark at this landmark since 1955. Our family hospitality business originated in 1946 with the White Spa Diner in Fall River, and as we celebrate our upcoming 75th anniversary our fourth generation of family members extend a warm welcome to all.
About TownePlace Suites by Marriott
TownePlace Suites by Marriott is an award-winning, extended-stay hotel brand that is ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays. The brand’s simple yet innovative design, features personal touches and playful details allowing guests to live uninterrupted. Offering studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens the brand offers thoughtful spaces for living and working. TownePlace Suites currently has the highest market share growth of any Marriott brand. There are currently over 350 properties across the United States and Canada. For more information or reservations, visit www.towneplacesuites.com , become a fan at www.facebook.com/towneplacesuites or follow at twitter.com/towneplace. TownePlace Suites is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.com.
About Lafrance Hospitality
Headquartered in Westport, MA, Lafrance Hospitality is a multifaceted organization that owns and operates seventeen hotels throughout New England and Florida, six function facilities, four restaurants and a catering division. In addition, Lafrance Hospitality offers management and consulting services as well as distressed asset management. Their vision is to be the premier hospitality company by employing the very best people, trained and empowered, to deliver a quality product with sensational service to every guest, every time. Learn more at lafrancehospitality.com