Chandler’s 1st full-service Marriott hotel opens

Business News | 12 Nov, 2019 |

On November 12, the bustling Price Corridor in Chandler will be home to the city’s very first full-service Marriott hotel. Located at Price Road and Wills Road in the Park Place development, the Marriott Phoenix Chandler is not only the largest legacy brand full-service Marriott in the state, the property features the greatest amount of hotel conference space in the area. It is managed by Cincinnati-based Winegardner & Hammons Hotel Group, LLC., an affiliate company of the Pyramid Hotel Group, which is one of the predominant hotel management companies in the United Sates.

The Marriott Phoenix Chandler is filling a large void in the business travel and conference sector in the Price Corridor. It boasts the largest hotel conference space in the area with more than 28,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event venues. The hotel can accommodate meetings and events of all sizes, up to 1,000 people. Marriott Phoenix Chandler offers more than 20 different spaces, including a large ballroom that can be divided into four separate rooms, as well as eight different breakout rooms, most with natural light and/or direct patio access. Also, there is a private dining room for more intimate gatherings, as well as poolside and lawn spaces for enjoying the mild Arizona weather. To round out these amenities, Marriott Phoenix Chandler offers full catering and event planning services. For the frequent Marriott traveler, the Marriott Phoenix Chandler has a spacious M Club, an ideal spot for elite level members to lounge or catch up on work.

“Before even opening our doors, we’re seeing a great interest for the Marriott Phoenix Chandler’s meeting and conference facilities. We know we’ve hit the mark with filling a need in the area’s business development and growth,” said Brent Menzel, General Manager, Marriott Phoenix Chandler.

The expansion of the Price Corridor as a major employment center has been nearly 40 years in the making. In 2001, the area’s growth was further accelerated after the Loop 101 freeway was extended south to the Loop 202 freeway, making it easy to get anywhere in greater Metro Phoenix. Now a major tech hub, the Price Corridor is home to more than 540 companies, including 15 of which are on this year’s Fortune 1,000 list. Seven businesses employ more than 1,000 workers each, and the area is teeming with more than 40,000 employees. Adding to the growth in the area, the new Marriott Phoenix Chandler employs more than 100 team members.  

“Chandler is thrilled to welcome the Marriott Phoenix Chandler to the Price Corridor, which brings our largest event space to our largest employment corridor; a natural fit for our many business travelers,” said Chandler Mayor, Kevin Hartke. “The addition of an upscale, full-service hotel will further the city’s reputation as a meetings destination and will be a great asset for Chandler, while continuing the city’s economic growth.”

Aside from its appeal to business travelers, the Marriott Phoenix Chandler is also a great option for the leisure traveler looking for high-end hotel amenities near plenty of shopping, golf, dining and entertainment. The 182,000 square foot hotel features 264 rooms, spanning eight floors. Guests may choose from a king room, a double queen room, or a suite, with many featuring unobstructed views of South Mountain. Marriott Phoenix Chandler has a wide variety of food and beverage options. The full-service restaurant, Café MeSo showcases American cuisine with Southwestern and Mediterranean influences. Many of the dishes feature ingredients from local farmers and artisans, providing tastes of the very best the state has to offer. The lobby bar, Proof 19, features more than 30 varieties of tequila, as well as craft cocktails, a local wine and beer selection and chef-prepared small bites. Marriott Phoenix Chandler also has a morning grab-and-go cafe and Fresh Bites in room dining.

The Marriott Phoenix Chandler has an outdoor, heated pool with resort-style lounge furniture, as well as a fire pit. Overlooking the pool is a spacious, state-of-the art fitness center with an expansive selection of strength training and cardio equipment, as well as a Peloton Bike and a Fitness on Demand virtual training experience. The Marriott Phoenix Chandler practices a variety of green initiatives, including in-room recycling, filtered water dispensers on every floor, eco-friendly toiletries, water saving opt-out room service options, and more. The hotel is geared towards the modern-day, technology-minded traveler. All rooms are equipped with ample charging ports, and the entire hotel is equipped with Wi-Fi that is rated twice the speed of the industry standard. Additionally, rooms can be accessed with optional keyless smartphone entry through the Marriott Bonvoy app. Marriott Phoenix Chandler is a pet-friendly hotel.

Marriott Phoenix Chandler is located at 1600 South Price Rd., Chandler, Ariz., 85286. For more information, call 480-732-1600 or visit www.marriottphoenixchandler.com. Follow Marriott Phoenix Chandler on Instagram or Facebook @MarriottPhoenixChandler.

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