Residence Inn chain is acquired by Marriott in 1987. Now, it is a brand of Marriott International Inc.
The first hotel of Residence Inn after acquisition opened in Charlotte. These are extended stay hotels. Residence Inn was the first brand to have extended-stay hotels in USA. They have the concept of 'Suites' in hotels. There are approximately six hundred hotels in USA, Mexico and Canada combine. The brand has a slogan as ' It's not a room. It's a Residence'.
The hotels compete in the upscale industry. Its main competitors are Hyatt, Homewood InterContinental's Staybridge Suites, Hyatt's HYATT house, and Homewood Suites by Hilton.
They have main building known as 'Gatehouse'. Recent buildings have most of the suites in the same building.
Residence Inn have check-in and check-out app. Customer can check-in and check-out from anywhere as per his/her convenience.
The brand has featured their partnership with America Red Cross society.
Residence Inn has loyalty program for its loyal customers. It provides redeem points to its customers.
They provide suites, which have much larger rooms than the common rooms of the hotels. Residence hotels provide complimentary breakfast and complimentary dinners on weekdays (from Monday to Wednesday). Hotels provide laundry facilities. The hotels also have exercise rooms and swimming pools. Hotel rooms are comfortable and cozy to stay for the visitors.