HOLYOKE — The 95-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Holyoke, which opened its doors on Aug. 9, is scheduled to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. The hotel is located at 229 Whiting Farms Road, at Ingleside Square, and will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Shield Hotels of Northampton.
Ingleside Square is a ground-up redevelopment featuring such restaurants as Applebee’s, Chipotle, and McDonald’s, as well as retail stores. Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce executives and local legislators are expected to attend, and the public is invited.
Located 25 miles from Bradley International Airport, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield/Holyoke at Ingleside Square is close to family attractions such as the Basketball Hall of Fame, Six Flags, Yankee Candle, the Volleyball Hall of Fame, and starting next year, MGM Springfield.
Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, a 24/7 fitness center, valet laundry service, complimentary wi-fi, as well as fax and copy services. The hotel also offers 450 square feet of space to accommodate functions of up to 50 people.
“Delivering both function and comfort, our new design and décor elevate the Fairfield brand, setting a new standard in the moderate tier category,” said Callette Nielsen, gthe chain’s vice president and global brand manager. “At Fairfield Inn & Suites, we provide an easy, positive, and productive travel experience, as well as the promise of consistent and reliable service at an exceptional value. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield/Holyoke at Ingleside Square is a truly stunning example of the brand’s contemporary look and feel, and we are pleased to introduce Fairfield Inn & Suites hotels in the Holyoke area.”