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City Place Marriott Recognized as #1 in Guest Service, Intent to Recommend Marriott Property in Americas Division Second Year in a Row

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HOUSTON, TX – Houston City Place Marriott has been honored as the #1 Guest Service, Intent to Recommend Marriott property in the Americas division for the second year in a row, earning the recognition for both 2020 and 2021.

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“We are very proud of this honor, which is a direct result of our dedicated and resilient team’s commitment to providing exceptional service to our guests,” said Mark Sampsell, Houston City Place Marriott General Manager. “Our associates’ desire to serve and their willingness to go the extra mile throughout every aspect of our guests’ stay is always top of mind.”

Facing the City Place Park and lake system, Houston City Place Marriott is located next to activated City Place Plaza in the heart of City Place’s 60-acre and fully integrated, mixed-use urban core. The property also sits within walking distance from the 2,000-acre community’s largest employers – ExxonMobil, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc., ABS and Southwestern Energy.

The 10-story property, which opened in 2018, is the first and only full-service hotel in City Place and one of three Marriott properties in the north Houston community. It was developed and is owned by Woodbine Development Corporation, designed by Gensler, and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, a leading global hospitality company.




The property features 337 guestrooms, including two executive suites, 12 junior suites, 192 king rooms and 130 queen rooms. All are modern, restful retreats with tooled-leather headboards, sliding barn doors, and comfortable lounge furniture.

Houston City Place Marriott offers 30,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor event space, including a 10,000 square foot grand ballroom and access to The Plaza, an expansive outdoor event area. Additional signature amenities include the MClub Lounge, the lobby great rooms and grab and go market, plus the property’s full-service three-meal-a-day restaurant and bar, SwitcHouse Plates & Pours, a 24-hour fitness center and outdoor pool. Access to 290 acres of parks and trails, including the 150-acre Nature Preserve with a forest habitat, wetlands and pond, are all within easy access to guests.

Marriott Hotels participates in Marriott Bonvoy, the award-winning travel program from Marriott International. Marriott Bonvoy members will earn points for their stay at Houston CityPlace Marriott at Springwoods Village and at other hotels and resorts across Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, including all-inclusive resorts and premium home rentals, as well as through everyday purchases with co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem their points for experiences including future stays, Marriott Bonvoy Moments, or through partners for luxurious products from Marriott Bonvoy Boutiques. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members enjoy a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.




Houston City Place Marriott is located at 1200 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring, Texas 77389. For more information or to make a reservation, visit

Woodbine Development Corporation is a full-service real estate company with more than 40 years of development, investment, acquisition, and asset management experience. With offices in Dallas, Phoenix and Los Angeles, Woodbine specializes in hotels, resorts, and mixed-use developments throughout the United States. The company’s hospitality portfolio features major brands, independent hotels, full-service destinations, and select-service stays alike. Since 1973, Woodbine has been involved in more than $7 billion in commercial real estate projects, including the development, ownership, asset management, repositioning or renovation of over 17,000 hotel rooms. To learn more, visit

Aimbridge Hospitality is a leading, global hospitality company offering best-in-class hotel management services across a broad spectrum of franchised branded full service, select service, luxury hotels, destination resorts, convention centers and lifestyle hotels. Aimbridge’s premium portfolio represents over 1,500 properties in 50 states and 23 countries, inclusive of pipeline. With the most robust brand diversity in the industry, Aimbridge operates 84 lodging brands, in addition to more than 90 independent boutique/lifestyle hotels in the portfolio. As the world’s largest third-party operator, Aimbridge is dedicated to its mission to leverage its scale to add value for owners and opportunities for associates better than any other hotel operator. Aligned with a concentrated focus, agility, and expertise for each vertical, Aimbridge drives market success for hotels and optimizes investment returns for owners. Aimbridge Hospitality’s global headquarters is based in Plano, Texas, with additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Fargo, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. Evolution Hospitality, Aimbridge’s Lifestyle Division, is based in San Clemente, California, Aimbridge’s International Division, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has supporting offices across Europe in Amsterdam, Birmingham, Glasgow and Moscow. The company’s division in Mexico, Group Hotelero Prisma, has offices in Monterrey and Mexico City. For more information, visit and connect with Aimbridge on LinkedIn.




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City Place – formerly Springwoods Village – is a sustainable, forward-thinking and dynamic hub for business, leisure and living located at the axis of the Grand Parkway, Hardy Toll Road and Interstate 45. Spanning 2,000 acres, protected forests and natural ecosystems coexist beautifully within an architecturally significant, built environment that has attracted major employers such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ExxonMobil, HP Inc., Southwestern Energy, St. Luke’s Health and the American Bureau of Shipping, along with a daytime workforce approaching 20,000. Complementing two existing residential enclaves – Audubon Grove and Harper Woods – in addition to several luxury apartment communities, a new development initiative will soon add a multitude of single and multifamily housing options. Miles of trails connect an array of amenities including three Marriott hotels, more than 30,000 square feet of indoor meeting and event space, 4.75 million square feet of office space, a 150-acre nature preserve, 10-screen Star Cinema Grill dine-in theater, 38,000-square-foot 24-Hour Fitness super sport club, The Market – Houston’s first LEED Certified multi-tenant retail development – and a 60-acre, mixed-use urban core that frames a programmed, waterfront plaza and park. For more information, please visit