Courtyard Rockford To Unveil Reimagined Guest Rooms At Free Open House on May 8, 2014

Hotel in Rockford, IL, plans to show off its new slumber spaces while offering a chance to win a complimentary stay

ROCKFORD, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Rockford has just completed a major renovation and invites the public to celebrate the hotel's new comfortable and sophisticated guest rooms at an upcoming open house.

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The Rockford, IL, hotel will host the free event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 7676 E. State St. City officials, locals and guests are encouraged to stop by and check out the hotel's new rooms while listening to live music by the Screw City Swingers and enjoying fresh, made-to-order pizza from Rockford's Woodfire Pizza food truck. The hotel will be giving away a complimentary overnight stay as a door prize.

Featuring Courtyard's latest contemporary CYnergy package room design as well as an innovative lobby space, the hotel in Rockford, IL, provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experiences.

Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to meet the changing needs of its guests. The latest room design at the hotel offers hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting ready. Indirect lighting and a neutral, tone-on-tone color palette make for a soothing and calm environment.

"From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers," said Janis Milham, senior vice president of modern essentials and extended-stay brands. "Today's technology has changed how people travel. Our guests want a room that has purpose and flexibility that enables a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is designed to offer them a relaxing and functional space to work the way they want to, when they want to."

The new room design at the Rockford, Illinois, hotel is intuitive and thoughtful and offers flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the luggage drop and plug personal devices into the tech drop ledge for seamless technology integration.

Signature furniture and architectural elements replace traditional art in the new guestrooms at this premier hotel in Rockford, IL. The lounge-around sofa offers a pop of color and comfortable area for relaxing or working.

The hotel also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment where guests can enjoy an open and bright area outside of their rooms. Along with media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. The lobby also features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect., offering flexible seating, easy access to food and healthy menu options for breakfast. Light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer, also are available to help guests unwind.

Throughout the Rockford, IL, hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computers along with a printer. Separate computers in a boarding pass area are dedicated solely to printing airline passes and checking flight statuses.

Green has been Courtyard's signature color since Marriott launched the brand 30 years ago. Now it is even greener with the introduction of a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal are conveniently located by side exits at the hotel in Rockford, IL.

About the Courtyard Rockford

The Courtyard Rockford at 7676 E. State St. in Rockford, IL, is near Belvidere and Loves Park companies and about 12.9 miles from Rockford Airport (RFD). The hotel features 133 rooms and 14 suites on three floors along with two meeting rooms with 1,274 square feet of flexible event space. A new lobby, The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect., an indoor pool, fitness center and guest laundry area are among other amenities at the Rockford, IL, hotel. For information, visit or call 1-815-397-6222.  

About Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 900 locations in 38 countries and territories, Courtyard hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the Courtyard Columbus Dublin directly at 614-764-9393, call the Courtyard toll-free number at 800-321-2211, visit, become a fan at or follow Courtyard at

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Media Contact: Nina Herrera-Davila, Courtyard Rockford, 1-301-380-2691,

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