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Manchester, New Hampshire - Best Marriott group choices?

Manchester, New Hampshire - Best Marriott group choices?

Old Sep 9, 19, 1:58 pm
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Question Manchester, New Hampshire - Best Marriott group choices?

I'm going to be traveling for work from New Jersey to Manchester, NH about twice a month, each trip for about one week long. I already have platinum status with Hilton, so I'm thinking of switching to Marriott to gain status with them as well. There are several Marriott properties by Manchester NH. There is a Springhill Suites, Towneplace Suites, Courtyard, and a Fairfield Inn, all within reasonable distance to my work. I do not pay for the hotel room but I do get to keeps the points for the stay.

Anyone have any advice on which Marriott property they prefer? I'm spending my first trip at the Courtyard as they seem pretty standard. I get food daily allowance as well so room service vs having functional kitchen is pretty comparable. Thinking about checking out Springhill suites next time to compare, but curious if anyone out there had any input.
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Old Sep 10, 19, 5:23 am
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I'd repost this on the Marriott board here for the best advice. That is a MUCH more visited board than the regional ones.

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Old Sep 10, 19, 5:45 am
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Welcome from me as well, Dr_Foody. I agree with Out of my Element, so I've alerted a moderator to move your post to the Marriott forum along with a link left here in New England so that visitors to either one can comment if they wish.

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Old Sep 10, 19, 8:00 am
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First of all, some Marriott brands, including TownePlace Suites, only earn points at half the usual rate. OTOH, all TPS rooms have small but fully equipped kitchens which can be very convenient for longer stays.

I wouldn't expect room service or indeed much in the way of F&B offerings beyond breakfast in any of these brands unless they're co-located with a full service hotel. Courtyard is likely to come closest to having a restaurant and bar.

Is there a Hyatt nearby? Alternatively, have you considered an independent inn or even a good B&B? Some of these can be very good in New England.
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Old Sep 10, 19, 8:16 am
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Dr_Foody, welcome to FlyerTalk!

Let me move this to the Marriott forum, with a slightly-edited thread title - and a re-direct visible in the New England forum. Ocn Vw 1K, Senior Moderator.
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