RIVERSIDE, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2013) - Always striving to welcome guests with a warm and inviting atmosphere that fits their travel needs, one of the prominent hotels in downtown Riverside, CA is set to begin renovation of its lobby, dining area, and meeting space to reflect the new Courtyard Refreshing Business Concept. The renovated areas will provide comfortable surroundings for gathering with friends, family and associates.

Set to begin renovations on July 8, 2013, the Courtyard Riverside Downtown/UCR Area hotel will be engaging a fresh new atmosphere featuring bold and contemporary colors. The renovation will include upgrades to the lobby, such as adding media pods, communal tables, a new and updated business center, library area and the Courtyard's popular Go-Board technology which allows guests to easily navigate themselves to area restaurants, attractions and more.

Additionally, the hotel will introduce a new experience in casual dining in Riverside, CA, with the opening of the The Bistro in mid-September, offering guests and locals a contemporary gathering place to Eat. Drink. And Connect. The Bistro will feature menus that are fast and fresh, including seasonal favorites, starters, soups, salads and sandwiches, along with popular drinks and proudly serving Starbucks specialty drinks throughout the day. Whether starting out with a quick breakfast sandwich or settling in for the restaurant's morning scramble, thick-cut French toast or eggs and sausage, guests of the Bistro will enjoy a menu that offers plenty of options for fast, not so fast or leisure dining for Breakfast and Dinner in Riverside. Moving into the afternoon and evening, The Bistro transitions into a relaxing retreat, featuring specialty cocktails, wines by the glass, draft, imported and domestic beers, to suit the pallet of all of our guests.

As the first step to additional improvements planned at the Courtyard Riverside Downtown/UCR Area, the renovation allows this stylish choice among hotels near Riverside Municipal Auditorium and other popular destinations to continue in providing guests with the renowned comforts and conveniences found only at Courtyard by Marriott.

In addition to personal accommodations, the hotel also offers 1,500 square feet of flexible event space for gatherings of up to 120 persons. The four meeting rooms, including a board room and spacious ballroom will also undergo improvements so guests can enjoy the convenience of state-of-the-art facilities ideal for corporate meetings, business training sessions and elegant social events.

About the Courtyard Riverside Downtown/UCR Area

The Courtyard Riverside Downtown/UCR Area pampers travelers with comfortable accommodations and attentive service so they can make the most of their travel time. Conveniently located near many popular destinations and just off the 60/215 interchange, guests are within walking distance of UC Riverside and just minutes from March Air Force Base and Air Museum, the National Cemetery and downtown district. In addition to well-appointed guest rooms, this stylish lodging also features a fitness center, heated outdoor pool and hot tub for the convenience of all of our guests, featuring new stylish patio furniture for relaxing in the California Sun.

Contact Information:

Courtyard Riverside Downtown/UCR Area
1510 University Avenue, Riverside, California 92507 USA