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New Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Keene is NOW OPEN!

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New Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Keene is NOW OPEN!

Keene, NH, June 23, 2010 – The new Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Keene is pleased to announce that its highly anticipated opening is now official. The new Courtyard by Marriott is a full service hotel including  conference and event facilities for corporate and private functions of up to 200 guests. Construction began on the facility in August 2009, and is currently in the final stages of obtaining LEED Certification; constructed to meet the highest of environmental standards. The new Courtyard located in downtown Keene is in ideal proximity to Keene State College, and many of Keene’s major businesses and attractions.

The hotel and conference center offers a creative catering menu, dedicated event coordinator and professional wait staff to attend to guests’ every need. The refined urban décor includes distinctive custom finishes naturally subdued by earth tones to create the perfect atmosphere for productive business meetings or elegant social occasions from the smallest gathering to groups of 200. The space features recycled flooring and wall coverings, and oversized windows that fill the flexible function rooms with natural light.

The hotel and conference center are conveniently located downtown and offer shopping and dining just steps away. The hotel offers 128 eco-friendly spacious suites with luxury bedding, indoor pool, fitness center, Wi-Fi and a Starbuck’s Café ®.

The hotel and function center is striving to be the first LEED certified facility in the greater Monadnock region, making it the perfect choice for Government-related conferences that require hosting in a LEED Certified facility, or for guests who are looking for an environmentally friendly venue. Regional & recycled materials have been used in construction, and environmentally beneficial strategies include the use of white roofing, deploying water efficient landscaping, and promoting alternate transportation. The new event facility plans to reduce
water usage by 30%, utilize optimized energy management systems, provide enhanced indoor air quality and ventilation, and utilize “Green Cleaning” practices, benefiting both its guests and the environment.

For additional information about the hotel please visit or call 603-354-7900.

About Courtyard by Marriott Keene Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Keene Downtown features a convenient downtown Keene location, and 2,250 square feet of conference and event space. Construction and systems have been designed with full intention of acquiring the coveted LEED certification.

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About Colwen Hotel Management
Colwen Hotel Management oversees the management of numerous hotel properties throughout the country, directs all activities within the properties, and maintains standards set by Marriott International and Hilton Hotels Corporation.

Colwen has a well-rounded management group, solid philosophies and principles, and goals they can accomplish through service to their customers, associates, and owners. For more information, visit