SPRINGHILL SUITES HOTEL TO OPEN IN DEADWOOD, SOUTH DAKOTA

Stylish, all-suite hotel offers space for travelers to spread out and recharge

Deadwood, South Dakota – May 17, 2013 – The 78-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Deadwood, South Dakota is scheduled to open early June. Located at 322 Main Street, the SpringHill Suites Deadwood will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Optima, LLC and managed by ISIS Hospitality, LLC.

Only 45 minutes from Rapid City Regional Airport, the hotel is located in the historic mining town of Deadwood, South Dakota. With past residents like Calamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok and Seth Bullock, it’s easy to see why the entire town is listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks. The area offers skiing and winter sports activities during snow season and great hiking, boating and other activities for the outdoor enthusiasts. Home of the Days of ’76 Rodeo, Kool Deadwood Nights, Wild Bill Days and a wide variety of others, Deadwood offers history, scenery and entertainment for all ages.

“We’re delighted that the SpringHill Suites Deadwood is the latest addition to our growing number of properties across the United States,” said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, SpringHill Suites. “The hotel’s design provides a seamless blend of style and function at an affordable price, and our all-suite offering allows guests enough room to relax and reenergize.”

Featuring suites that are larger than typical hotel rooms, SpringHill Suites Deadwood is ideal for business and leisure travelers looking for style and inspiration in their stay. Every aspect, from furniture and lighting to colors and fabrics, has been carefully selected to offer calm and refreshing spaces. Separate living, working and sleeping spaces also provide guests with flexibility and functionality. The perfect place to sink into a good night’s sleep, the hotel offers luxurious linens and plush pillows, while a comfortable pullout sofa bed and lounge chair offer additional space for relaxation or extra family members. The hotel’s tasteful bathroom includes modern touches, a marble-top vanity, iridescent tile walls and creative lighting features, which help travelers revive and refresh.

Business travelers can take advantage of a large, well-lit desk with ergonomic chair. Complimentary Wi-Fi in the hotel’s lobby and high-speed Internet access in every suite allow guests to remain connected at all times.

Featuring a brand new design that adds depth and sophistication to the décor, the hotel’s lobby is a great venue for conducting casual meetings or simply to socialize. Using warm colors, accent fabrics and walnut-stained wood, the lobby’s earth tones inspire guests to sit, relax and enjoy their stay. The hotel also offers business services, guest laundry facilities, a fitness center, an indoor hot tub and Infinity pool with retractable roof. The large pool deck is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the display of natural light through the glass panels of the pool area. And in the summer months, guests may enjoy the fresh air and sunshine when the roof retracts. In the evenings guests can enjoy the outdoor firepits and take in the starry skies.

In the lobby, the Market offers convenient 24/7 access to food and beverages. And to ensure that guests start the day right, SpringHill Suites provides a daily complimentary hot breakfast in the lobby.

Adjacent to the brand new SpringHill Suites is Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort. Designed with the player’s enjoyment in mind, this Deadwood casino offers eight gaming rooms, ten action-packed blackjack tables, four live poker tables and over 200 state of the art slot machines. Whether you’re looking for prizes, cash or free play rewards, the gaming floor at Cadillac Jack’s has a variety of games to provide the most exhilarating experience in town.

The property also boasts 3,800 square feet of meeting space for up to 240 guests with state of the art Audio Visual technology. The only IACC compliant conference facility in the state of South Dakota, the Roosevelt Ballroom also offers a large pre-function area perfect for receptions, tradeshows and other events. With high ceilings, warm colors and gourmet menu selections, the SpringHill Suites in Deadwood will be “the” place to hold your next event.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott is an all-suite brand that offers design and style at an affordable price, appealing to both business and leisure travelers. Ranked highest in the Guest Satisfaction Study for the Upscale Brand Segment by J.D. Power and Associates’ 2012 North America Guest Satisfaction Index Study, the brand features spacious suites and smart layouts that allow guests to relax and reenergize. Launched in 1998, the brand currently has nearly 300 locations in the United States and Canada. SpringHill Suites participates in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the SpringHill Suites Deadwood directly at 605-559-1600, call the SpringHill Suites toll-free number at 888-287-9400, visit www.springhillsuites.com or become a fan at www.facebook.com/springhillsuites.

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Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 3,800 properties in 74 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $12 billion in fiscal year 2012. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.

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