The 120-room TownePlace Suites, a Marriott division, has opened on Genesee Street across from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. It is being run under a franchise agreement with Buffalo Lodging Associates, an affiliate of Benderson Development Co.
TownePlace Suites are upscale in nature with such amenities as studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units, each equipped with small kitchens as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. It offers a complimentary continental breakfast and indoor swimming pool and 24-hour exercise room.
"Providing an upscale residential atmosphere, the TownePlace Suites offers an appealing alternative to more standard hotel rooms designed for shorter stays," said Loren Nalewanki, TownePlace Suites vice president and global brand manager.