Natick, MA Local officials, business partners and well-wishers turned out at the Residence Inn by Marriott’s grand opening celebration. PROCON designed and built the 5-story upscale hotel owned by XSS Hotels and National Development. Located at 1 Superior Dr., the new hotel is within minutes of Wellesley College, Framingham State University and Babson College.
Attendees enjoyed refreshments and tours of the hotel throughout their evening. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony featured XSS Hotels partner Mark Stebbins, and National Development partner Jack O’Neil, along with state and local officials. Afterwards, Mass. senate president Karen Spilka presented the hotel with an official congratulatory citation from the office of the State Senate.
Guests of the Residence Inn Natick will discover that comfort and convenience are both accessible at the affordable extended-stay accommodation designed with longer-stay travelers in mind. The hotel offers 136 urban king suites, each with a separate living area. Every room includes an efficient workspace, and fully-equipped kitchens with standard-sized appliances for a sense of home-away-from-home.
The hotel features the décor of the award-winning Colwen Design and Purchasing Interior Design Team. Furnishings, high-end finishes, modern artwork by local artists, and seating nooks are scattered throughout the hotel. Guest and visitors may unwind in front of a fireplace that adds ambiance to the lounge/bar area. An outdoor patio can be enjoyed during warmer months where guests can participate in Residence Inn’s signature mix n’ mingles with redefined beverages and food selections.
The hotel’s luxury and comfort is enhanced by an assortment of guest-centric amenities that include, a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with fitness-on-demand. And, a host of complimentary amenities are available starting with WiFi, grocery shopping services, dry cleaning services upon request, onsite parking, shuttle service, an onsite laundry, and electric car charging stations. And guests traveling with pets will feel right at home at the Residence Inn Natick where pets are welcome.
The 3,800 s/f event center accommodating up to 160 people, offers flexible and creative floor plans and is perfect for corporate meetings, seminars, weddings and other special occasions. Two meeting rooms are also available for smaller business meetings. All the events spaces include innovative technology and are available by reservation.
When commenting on the hotel and its location, XSS Hotels’ partner Leo Xarras said, “This brand choice was intended to provide more hotel rooms in a dense urban area, and still offer the extended-stay room experience for guests of the Residence Inn brand.”
The Residence Inn is the only extended-stay accommodation in Natick, and is adjacent to Avenu at Natick on 3 Superior Dr. – a 62+ active adult walkable community that includes a 164-unit apartment building with resort-style amenities. The two buildings occupy a 9-acre parcel known as the “triangle,” located on the town’s west side bordering Rte. 9.