Clearwater Beach Topping Off Ceremony

For Immediate Release


Contact:   Sean Riley

                   207-865-6105 Ext 105



First Marriott on Clearwater Beach, FL

Celebrates Topping Out


Clearwater Beach, FL August 3, 2016  –  Maine Course Hospitality Group, celebrated the topping out of Marriott’s first hotel on Clearwater Beach along with city officials, contractors, bankers and investors. The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, at 650 Bay Esplanades will have 102 rooms and is expected to open in the spring of 2017. Rooms will have views of either the #1 Beach in America or the inter coastal waters with boat activity.  Located on the inter coastal and just a short walk from the beach, guests will be just minutes from restaurants, entertainment and water sports.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites is Marriott’s mid scale brand and enjoys all the benefits of other Marriott hotels including Marriott Rewards, the strongest hotel frequent travelers program in the world. This hotel will have an outdoor pool, a roof top gathering area with a fire feature, as well as an on site market for sundry items.

Ken Capone, Vice President with Marriott International describes, “This hotel is in the perfect location for families and couples and just a short walk to the beach and water views. Marriott is excited that Maine Course is partnering on this project.”  Sean Riley, President and CEO of Maine Course added, “We are excited to be the first Marriott on the beach. The community has been a wonderful place to develop in and we look forward to growth on the west coast of Florida.”

The Freeport-based Maine Course Hospitality Group operates 18 hotels throughout New England including eight Marriott and seven Hilton branded hotels and three independent boutique hotels.

Photo L-R  Josh Bomstein, Creative Contractors; Hoyt Hamilton, Palm Pavilion & Counselor; Jim Kilpatrick, Iberia Bank; Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality Group; George Cretekos, Mayor of Clearwater; David Feaster, Republic Bank, Dustin Denunzio, Partner; Doreen Caudell, Counselor.