Marriott started to tease about a new midscale extended stay brand on an earnings call in May (read more here) and has now apparently settled on the name.
The 32nd Marriott brand will be called StudioRes, according to their development website.
You can access Marriott’s page for StudioRes here.
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Marriott’s StudioRes fact sheet:
A New Perspective On Extended Stay
- Marriott International is excited to introduce an innovative new lodging concept designed from the ground up with a specific customer and a specific owner in mind.
- StudioRes is for customers who want smart functional design at an affordable price, and for hotel owners seeking an efficient cost to build and low-cost operating model reflective of the current economic environment.
- Given today’s increased consumer demand for longer stay options at an affordable price, this is the ideal time to explore Marriott’s StudioRes: a new-build, midscale extended stay development platform for owners & franchisees in the US and Canada.
- Most trusted partner – Marriott mastered the extended stay segment and no one knows more about creating value for owners
- Smart, modern, and functional design with the amenities guests want at an affordable price
- Very efficient building with larger guest studios than the competition
- Focus on short-term rental market – 20+ days length of stay
- Perfect for secondary and suburban markets with a concentration of class B multi-family
- 1,800 target markets already identified
- Sits in lower midscale
- New-build extended stay prototype
- 124 keys
- Fully-furnished studios, queen beds, kitchen
- Public spaces: communal table, fitness room, guest-paid laundry, covered patio, vending area
- 1.6 acre site
- 54,000 sf total building area
Cost Effective Operating Model
- Efficient staffing model (no breakfast, weekly housekeeping, 24/7 front desk availability)
- Tailored Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program
- Simple bundled fee structure
I am sure the points and elite qualifying nights earned for stays at this StudioRes brand are reduced.
The question is whether you even earn 1 elite qualifying night for every 2 and 5 points per USD or even less.