St. Louis-based hotel operator, Genuine Hospitality, LLC selected to operate the 119-room Residence Inn by Marriott – Charlotte / Steele Creek, NC

Published February 21, 2023
Feb. 21, 2023 / PRZen / ST. LOUIS -- Located at 5110 Trojan Dr, Charlotte, NC, the Residence Inn by Marriott - Charlotte Steele Creek is ideally located next to the Charlotte Premium Outlets and only seven miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport.  The Residence Inn by Marriott – Charlotte / Steele Creek offers travelers a 'home-away-from-home' experience. The spacious studios, one and two-bedroom suites, all have full kitchens, large bathrooms, serene sleeping areas, and separate living and working spaces. Each well-appointed suite is thoughtfully designed to give guests a sense of openness to live without constraints. Additionally, the hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, patio with firepit and soft seating, barbecue grill, fitness center and meeting room.

At Residence Inn by Marriott Charlotte / Steele Creek, guests can eat out at many of the surrounding breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, or cook in their suite. Nothing says comfort like a homecooked meal, and with a fully equipped kitchen including refrigerator, microwave, cooktop, dishwasher and cookware in every suite, guests can cook the same way they do at home.  The hotel's complimentary breakfast offers morning staples including fresh, hot, and healthy favorites, while the convenient 24-hour 'Grab 'n Go Market' in the lobby provides a quick option for drinks and snacks.

Kurt Furlong, CRO & Partner, states, "The Residence Inn by Marriott – Charlotte / Steele Creek, will be our first hotel in Charlotte but 5th Marriott hotel in our growing portfolio.  This hotel is a Marriott International Diamond, award-winning hotel, providing a terrific product and elite service to the transient, corporate and extended stay area travelers."

Rob Willard, President & Partner, states, "We are looking forward to bringing this asset into the Genuine Hospitality family and working with the tenured leadership team led by General Manager, Henry Schmidlin." Willard added "This is our first Residence Inn by Marriott in our portfolio, and it is very exciting for us! We are currently working on the construction of our 2nd Residence in the Chicago metropolitan area."

About Genuine Hospitality, LLC

Genuine Hospitality was established in 2018 and has quickly become a leading hotel management company in the Midwest. Co-founders Kurt Furlong & Rob Willard, joined forces, with over 70 years of experience in hotel development, revenue generation, revenue management, operations, asset management and accounting services.

Genuine Hospitality executives recognize and understand the intricacies associated with hotel development, asset value and investment risk and through delivering superior results, grow partnerships and investors.

Genuine Hospitality, LLC is a hotel asset operator of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting of 16 hotels, in 6 states, partnering with 5 different global brands. For more information on Genuine Hospitality locations and services, please visit

About Residence Inn by Marriott

Residence Inn by Marriott is the global leader in the longer stays lodging segment with more than 870 properties in over 15 countries and territories. Guests have the freedom to travel the way they live with Residence Inn's spacious suites featuring distinct living, working, and sleeping spaces. Travelers can maximize their time and thrive while on the road with fully equipped kitchens in each suite, grocery delivery service, 24/7 grab-and-go markets and complimentary breakfast. The warm and inviting public spaces feature modern residential design allowing guests to feel right at home, paired with the added amenities of upscale hotel living. Residence Inn is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition.

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