John Q. Hammons’ Courtyard Springfield Airport in Missouri Kicks-off Modern Makeover

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--()--A double take is in order at the Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Airport in Missouri with a more than $1.5 million renovation in progress of its guest rooms/suites, common areas and meeting space. Conveniently located just off I-44, exit 75, the 142-room/suite hotel plans to complete its capital improvements in February 2014. The Courtyard Springfield Airport is owned and operated by Springfield-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH), the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States.

Enhanced Lobby Life

The transformation of the hotel’s new stylish lobby has been completed and welcomes guests with flexible spaces to work or relax. The modern environment with comfortable modular furniture showcases an inviting color palette of crimson, gold and earth tones. Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via the Courtyard GoBoard® adds to the area’s functionality. A main feature of the lobby experience is The Bistro Eat. Drink. Connect.®, which provides guests with healthy food and beverage offerings in the morning and evening dinner service with cocktails. In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel’s refurbished outdoor patio area featuring ample seating around an attractive fire pit.

More Refreshing Offerings

Soon all of the Courtyard Springfield Airport guest rooms/suites will feature a contemporary style and new plush carpet, updated furnishings and fixtures, modern artwork, energy-efficient lighting, ergonomic chairs, pull-out sofas, and cloud-like cumulus bedding. New shower curtains and framed mirrors of refreshed bathrooms will be complemented by granite countertops. Also, unique to JQH and Courtyard Springfield Airport, guest accommodations are being remodeled to offer a built-in “refreshment center,” where a mini-fridge, microwave oven and coffeemaker are housed for guests’ convenience.

“Our hotel renovation is off to a wonderful start with numerous guests sharing their excitement about property enhancements in progress,” said Shelley Copeland, general manager of Courtyard Springfield Airport. “We are also pleased to be able to help give back to the local community by repurposing numerous pieces of hotel furnishings with several area non-profit organizations.”

Hotel Information

Located at 3527 West Kearney just minutes from the Springfield-Branson National (SGF) Airport and General Aviation, the Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Airport in Missouri offers a complimentary 24/7 airport shuttle service and free on-site parking. The hotel is also convenient to many of Springfield’s influential businesses, universities and popular attractions. Also a part of the hotel’s modern makeover in progress, the property’s 4,199 square feet/eight meeting rooms of flexible space is ideal for functions from board room meetings to casual social events. Guests can enjoy breakfast, dinner and drink service at The Bistro restaurant on-site or shop for food, snacks and refreshments at The Market, a 24-hour access “mini-mart” concept. Other amenities include a full-service business center, indoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool, and fitness center. Renovated spacious rooms/suites include work space and separate seating areas and luxurious bedding; refreshment center, with mini-fridge, microwave oven and coffeemaker; well-lit work desk with ergonomic chair; 32” LCD HDTV; complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access; complimentary daily newspaper; and individual climate control. The hotel is pet friendly and promotes a complete smoke-free environment within the property. For more information about the Courtyard Springfield Airport or to book a group function, call (417) 869-6700 or go to www.marriott.com/sgfap.

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About John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts

Springfield, Mo.-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) is the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, representing brands such as: Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Sheraton, IHG, Chateau on the Lake Resort / Spa & Convention Center, and Plaza Hotels Collection. With a portfolio of 78 hotels representing nearly 19,000 guest rooms/suites in 24 states, JQH’s properties are dominant in their markets. Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons and built on his legacy of excellence spanning more than 50 years, JQH has become one of the most recognized and award-winning companies in the hospitality industry. Built to be the best, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development. For more information about John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, visit the company’s website at www.jqhhotels.com or www.facebook.com/jqhhotelsresorts.

Contacts

Courtyard Springfield Airport
Shelley Copeland, 417-869-6700
shelley.copeland@jqh.com
or
Publicis PR for John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
Sheri D. Smith, 469-366-2493
Mobile: 214-454-3969
sheri.smith@publicis-usa.com

A double take is in order at the Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Airport in Missouri with a more than $1.5 million renovation in progress of its guest rooms/suites, common areas and meeting space. The transformation of the hotel's new stylish lobby (pictured) has been completed and welcomes guests with flexible spaces to work or relax. Conveniently located just off I-44, exit 75, the 142-room/suite hotel plans to complete its capital improvements in February 2014. The Courtyard Springfield Airport is owned and operated by Springfield-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH), the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States. (Photo: Business Wire)

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JQH's Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Airport in Missouri announces February 2014 as expected completion for the $1.5 million renovation of its guest rooms/suites, common areas and meeting space.

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Contacts

Courtyard Springfield Airport
Shelley Copeland, 417-869-6700
shelley.copeland@jqh.com
or
Publicis PR for John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
Sheri D. Smith, 469-366-2493
Mobile: 214-454-3969
sheri.smith@publicis-usa.com