Wednesday, 24 June 2015 16:03

Courtyard Hotel To Open In Laie, Hawaii

Courtyard by Marriott Oahu North Shore is scheduled to open its doors in Laie, Hawaii on Monday, June 29, 2015. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience.

 Located at 55-400 Kamehameha Highway, the 144-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group of Provo, Utah. The Courtyard Oahu North Shore offers guests convenient access to the Polynesian Cultural Center, Brigham Young University – Hawaii campus, Laie Hawaii Temple and all of the local happenings in the North Shore area. The hotel is also nearby to many of the finest beaches and bays in the world--Sunset, Pipeline, Banzai and Waimea--where guests will find numerous activities that appeal to their sense of adventure.

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

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers,” said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard. “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 is intuitive and thoughtful, offering 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.

The room décor features local island-style furnishings and large spacious standard rooms, with suites also available. The property will also showcase artwork from famed local photographer Jon Mozo.

An upgraded, more spacious layout creates an enhanced bathroom experience. A “Shower Nook” housing shampoos and towels, makes amenities accessible without having to leave the shower.

The Courtyard Oahu North Shore 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 casual, flexible seating; easy access to food and high quality, healthy menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer so guests can unwind.

Throughout the hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

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.

The three-story hotel features an upgraded outdoor swimming pool with a waterfall, kid’s pool and hot tub. A 24-hour fitness center and guest laundry is also available, and the property offers 1,600 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 100 people.