LONDON—Marriott International announced plans to open its first hotel in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The 75-suite Residence Inn Sarajevo is expected to open in late 2014 and will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by SEIC Hospitality and managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.
“We are expanding our footprint in Eastern Europe and look forward to opening our first hotel in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” said Amy McPherson, president and managing director for Marriott International in Europe. “An as evolving business destination, Sarajevo is a perfect fit for our Residence Inn brand.”
Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom suites. Rooms offer large work desks, ergonomic chairs, and complimentary high-speed Internet. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen, separate dining area, and flat screen television.
Other hotel amenities include a fitness room and onsite guest laundry.