Sometimes, finding the right hotel for your needs and price point can seem as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack.

If you are traveling with children, you may want to look for a property with a pool. If you’re traveling for business, you want a fitness center and free breakfast so you can stick to your routine. If you’re bringing your four-legged friend along, you’ll need a hotel that accommodates pets.

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To make your next hotel search easier, we’ve compiled a list of guaranteed amenities at mid-priced Marriott hotel brands like Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, and Residence Inn. No matter which property you visit, you can look forward to generous offerings like pool access, a fitness center, free breakfast, or pet-friendly rooms.

Here are the amenities you can expect at a mid-priced Marriott hotel.

Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort. ISLA VERDE BEACH RESORT

Courtyard by Marriott properties cater to families and business travelers alike. Guest rooms often have comfortable seating and desks located near sleeping areas. If you work remotely or travel regularly for business, many Courtyard hotels have large lobbies, fast-casual restaurants, grab-and-go breakfast areas, and many public spaces for meeting colleagues.

Whether you’re in Times Square or Tokyo, every Courtyard by Marriott property guarantees:

Fitness center or pool

Each Courtyard by Marriott property has a fitness center open seven days a week, and most are available 24 hours a day. Equipment varies by location, but you can expect to find cardio equipment, dumbbells, weight machines, and workout mats wherever you go. Towels and water are also available in most places. Some locations also offer pool access, however Others have full-blown water parks.

Springhill Suites

Springhill Suites Zion National Park. Marriott

If you are traveling with multiple children or a large group, SpringHill Suites is the perfect choice. Each guest room is designed to sleep a minimum of four guests, with one king or two queen/double beds in the sleeping area and a sofa bed in the living area. You’ll also find a kitchenette with a microwave and minifridge, as well as a workspace with a desk and chair.

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Here’s what else you’re sure to find at every SpringHill Suites property:

Free breakfast

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Breakfast at SpringHill Suites can vary slightly by location, but you can always expect to find a mix of staples like sandwiches, waffles, and pastries, as well as on-the-go items like bowls that can be customized with ingredients like yogurt, granola, and fruit. Guests can also enjoy Rainforest Alliance certified coffee with their meal.

Fitness center or pool

All SpringHill Suites locations have fitness centers with equipment such as treadmills, ellipticals, dumbbells and adjustable weight machines so you can stay active while on vacation. Most properties will also have a swimming pool.

Residence Dharamshala

Residence in Jekyll Island. Marriott

Residence Inn properties are primarily designed for extended investment. Guest rooms are equipped with separate spaces for living, working and sleeping. There are also full kitchens with cookware and tableware included.

Fitness center or pool

Residence Inn Orlando at FLAMINGO CROSSINGS® Town Center. Marriott

All Residence Inn locations have an on-site fitness center with an array of strength training and cardio equipment. Some even have pools where you can swim a few laps or cool off after a long day.

Free breakfast

Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown. Marriott

The free breakfast at the Residence Inn usually includes eggs, bacon, pastries, fruit, yogurt, and of course, all the caffeinated coffee to your heart’s content. As each room has a full kitchen, you also have the option to cook for yourself if you wish.

Fairfield by Marriott

Fairfield by Marriott Bali Kuta Sunset Road. Marriott

Fairfield by Marriott properties cater to business and leisure travelers alike. Whether you stay for a night or a month, they have modern rooms designed for a comfortable stay. Some places have outdoor areas with cozy seating and fire pits so you can make the most of your time there.

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Here are some of the things you’ll find at every Fairfield by Marriott:

Fitness center or pool

Fairfield by Marriott Anaheim. Fairfield via Marriott Anaheim Resort/Facebook

If you’re looking for a hotel brand where you can work up a sweat day or night, you’ll love knowing that every Fairfield Marriott property has a 24/7 fitness center. Some even have indoor or outdoor pools where you can do some laps or relax.

Free breakfast

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Each Fairfield location offers a variety of breakfast spreads with items like fruit, cereal and breakfast sandwiches, as well as items like oatmeal, pastries, waffles, eggs and more. You can also enjoy coffee at breakfast or throughout the day in the lobby.

Complimentary coffee and breakfast are not available at Asia Pacific Fairfield hotels.

TownPlace Suites

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Downtown Indianapolis. MARRIOTT.COM

TownePlace Suites are another of Marriott’s affordable, all-suite brands designed to give you all the comforts of home even when you’re on the road. Guest rooms feature full-size kitchens, in-room workstations, closets with built-in organization systems, and separate areas for sleeping, working, relaxing, and dining. You can also borrow blenders, cookbooks, board games and more to make your stay more homey.

Here are other guaranteed deals at TownePlace Suites properties:

Free breakfast

TownePlace Suites New York Manhattan/Chelsea. Marriott

You can cook breakfast in your room, but why not take the day off and enjoy the free breakfast? Many items are customizable, like oatmeal or yogurt bowls and sandwiches, but you’ll also find eggs, cereal, breakfast meats, and more.

Fitness center or pool

TownePlace Suites Tampa Clearwater. Marriott

All TownePlace Suites locations have on-site fitness centers, and some have temperature-controlled pools where you can take your workout outside. Some places even have hot tubs where you can soak sore muscles.


Finding a pet-friendly hotel isn’t difficult, but finding a brand where every location welcomes your furry friends is difficult. Each TownePlace Suites property allows pets and has pet-friendly amenities such as outdoor spaces where you can walk your dog.

Four Points by Sheraton

The Four Points by Sheraton Eastham, Cape Cod. Sheraton

Four Points by Sheraton is designed for both business and leisure travelers. They offer stylish, modern guest rooms and casual dining outlets, and they emphasize local offerings through the brand’s “Best Brews” program. Participating properties offer a selection of local craft brews.

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Besides beer and easy lodging, here are other offers you’ll get at all four points through Sheraton properties:

Fitness center or pool

Four Points by Sheraton Boston Logan Airport Revere. Marriott

All Four Points locations have fitness centers to help you stick to your fitness routine while away from home. Some also have indoor or outdoor pools. Some places also have recreational facilities like swim-up bars, waterfalls, hot tubs and more.

Best Credit Cards for Marriott Hotel Stays

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When you stay at a Marriott property, choosing the right credit card can get you room upgrades, complimentary breakfast, bonus points and even automatic. Marriott Bonvoy elite status.

  • Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Platinum Elite status, which offers free breakfast, late checkout, suite upgrades (subject to availability) and more.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Bevy™ American Express® Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Gold Elite status, which offers room upgrades (when available), a 25% points bonus on stays and 1,000 bonus points on every payment made when booking directly with Marriott.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Gold Elite status, which offers room upgrades (when available), 25% bonus points on stays and a 7% room rate discount when you book direct.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card: 6 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Silver Elite status, which offers 10% bonus points on paid room rates.
  • Marriott Bonvoy Bold® Credit Card: 3 points per dollar at Marriott hotels and automatic Silver Elite status, which offers 10% bonus points on paid room rates.
  • Platinum Card® from American Express: 5 points per dollar on prepaid hotels booked with Amex Travel and automatic Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status. (Registration required.)
  • American Express® Green Card: 3 points per dollar spent on travel purchases.
  • Chase Sapphire Reserve®: 3 points per dollar spent on travel purchases or 10 points per dollar booked through the Chase Travel℠ portal.

Information for the American Express Green Card is independently collected by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Bottom line

Whether you want to swim laps or enjoy a free breakfast, you can shorten your hotel search by choosing a Marriott brand that guarantees the amenities you need.

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