Memphis, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 20, 2012
The new 232-room Memphis Marriott East has opened and is now welcoming guests. Located in the heart of East Memphis, the hotel is minutes away from upscale restaurants, shopping, and iconic attractions such as Graceland, Beale Street and Historic Downtown Memphis. It is the first full service Marriott hotel to open in East Memphis in 25 years.
“We are excited to introduce the new Memphis Marriott East to vacation and business travelers, meeting attendees and wedding couples,” said Doug Lawrence, general manager of the Memphis Marriott East. “Our Southern hospitality, vibrant décor and fresh cuisine celebrate the spirit of Memphis.”
The newly constructed hotel incorporates warm tones of wood and stone accented with a bright color palette that combines both natural and modern materials. Paintings and photographs from local artists are found throughout the hotel, embodying the spirit of Memphis.
The hotel’s 8,960 square feet of meeting and banquet space in 11 meeting rooms features two ballrooms – the Noble Ballroom located on the first level accommodates up to 120 guests and the Grand Ballroom, located on the second level, accommodates up to 320 guests.
Transforming the lobby experience is the Marriott Great Room, a social hub of the hotel that combines stylish and flexible spaces to work, socialize and eat. Guests may enjoy their favorite beverages or light dinner fare at the lobby bar, relax in the outside patio, or partake of the indoor swimming pool and fitness center.
Table - A Delta Grille restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner takes a modern approach to creating authentic Southern dishes and embraces the foods of the Delta region. Seasonally, simply prepared and highly flavorful, Table – A Delta Grille uses the freshest ingredients sourced from local farmers and producers. Table - A Delta Grille is led by Executive Chef Kevin Rains and Chef de Cuisine John Kirk.
The Memphis Marriott East is located at 5795 Poplar Avenue. For reservations or to inquire about a meeting or special event, please visit http://www.marriott.com/memmm, or call (901) 682-0080.
About the Memphis Marriott East
The brand new, 232-room Memphis Marriott East celebrates the spirit of Memphis, providing exceptional service, accommodations and meeting spaces for leisure guests, business travelers, meeting attendees and wedding couples seeking Memphis accommodations and a special event venue. Located in East Memphis, the hotel is close to attractions such as Graceland, Beale Street and Historic Downtown in addition to a vibrant business district. The Memphis Marriott East features 8,960 square feet of meeting space, Table - A Delta Grille restaurant, fitness facility, indoor pool, outdoor patio, and the Marriott Great Room. The Memphis Marriott East is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (http://www.interstatehotels.com), the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company. For more information about the Memphis Marriott East, please visit http://www.marriott.com/memmm.