DESTIN, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - Howard Hospitality unveils the results of the recent ongoing renovations at the breathtaking Sandestin Hotels, the Courtyard Sandestin and Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard. From the newest hotel suites in Destin, FL to a stunning new gatehouse and lobby areas, both hotels have undergone beautiful improvements about which guests will be talking long after their stay.

At the Residence Inn Sandestin, the refreshed suites offer guests, updated amenities, fully-equipped kitchens, striking contemporary furnishings, easy connectivity with complimentary Wi-Fi and distinct and spacious living and sleeping areas for families that like to stretch out like home. Outside their suites, guests can relax in the quiet library, or enjoy on-site leisure activities at the outdoor pool, sport court and barbecue/picnic area.

Whether hungry for food or socializing, guests at the Residence Inn can start their day at the complimentary hot breakfast buffet, and later enjoy a complimentary social hour with food and beverages, on Monday and Tuesday evenings. At the Residence Inn Sandestin, "It's not just a room. It's a residence.™"

While at the Courtyard Sandestin, "It's a New Stay, ™" offering a balance of work and play, business and pleasure. Guests can dine in at The Bistro, offering delicious, healthy menu options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and "proudly serving™" Starbucks 24/7. For those with a favorite spot at the hotel to work, Courtyard Sandestin also introduces Workspace On Demand™, an online booking tool, to reserve that spot before someone gets there.

Convenience is key at both of these Destin, Florida hotels, located just steps away from each other at Grand Boulevard. For guests on the go, they also offer easy access to beaches, running and walking trails, state parks, championship golf courses and tennis courts. For fresh new fun in the sun, The Residence Inn and Courtyard at Grand Boulevard just set the bar.

About the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
After one look at the stunning surroundings at the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, guests will want to stay a little longer. Luckily, this extended-stay hotel offers the right accommodations for those who want to linger. Offering studio, 1- and 2-bedroom suites, the pet-friendly hotel caters to both business and leisure travelers. Accommodations feature separate living and sleeping areas, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi and in-room coffee/tea service. Select suites offer fireplaces, and all guests have access to the hotel's grocery service to prepare meals in the comfort of their suite. Morning meals are taken care of with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, and the hotel hosts Monday and Tuesday evening social hours with drinks and light fare. Nearby, visit the Silver Sands Premium Stores and Big Kahuna's Water Park, or simply stay onsite and enjoy the numerous options for relaxation and recreation including a sport court, fitness center, pool and library. Shopping, entertainment, golf courses and tennis are also just steps away.

Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, 300 Grand Boulevard, Destin, FL 32550; 1-850-650-7811;

About the Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel
Enchanted surroundings of white-sandy beaches, walking trails, tennis courts and championship golf courses, the Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel offers a picturesque setting for vacation or business. Visitors arrive and are greeted by a bright, inviting lobby space where they can relax, meet, work and dine. Flexible lounge-like seating and private media booths are ideal for meetings or alone time, and complimentary Wi-Fi lets guests connect with whatever is happening at the office or at home. Those who require larger, more formal meeting space can reserve one of the four meeting rooms, the largest of which can host up to 50 guests. Accommodations offer breathtaking views of the area plus comfortable conveniences including a spacious ergonomic desk, coffee/tea service, LCD TV, luxurious bedding and complimentary Wi-Fi. Take a break at the fitness center or outdoor pool, or head out for shopping and dining at nearby Silver Sand Premium Outlets and Grand Boulevard Towne Center.

Contact Information:

Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
100 Grand Boulevard
Destin, FL 32550