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Courtyard Irvine Spectrum offers high-tech amenities for group meetings and events

IRVINE, Calif. (July 31, 2014) - Marriott International, Inc. is pleased to announce the July 2014 grand opening of Courtyard Irvine Spectrum, a new property that offers a fusion of high technology with high style accommodations. Located at 7955 Irvine Center Drive, the eight-story hotel features modern arrangements for a stylish yet affordable stay, as well as comprehensive amenities to enhance guests' experiences at corporate meetings and social functions.

The 210-room hotel offers sophisticated spaces for guests to gather, meet, relax and recharge. Featuring more than 8,800 square feet of indoor and outdoor pre-function and event space, Courtyard Irvine Spectrum is equipped to accommodate meetings and events for diverse occasions. Its unique venues include a 2,300-square-foot event lawn, an elegant 5,000-square-foot ballroom, and a 446-square-foot classroom-style boardroom. Guests additionally have access to a variety of meeting and event planning services, including a certified wedding planner, on-site visual and audio technicians and custom catering.

Courtyard Irvine Spectrum heightens hospitality with complimentary Wi-Fi and 40-inch smart TVs in every guestroom, including 14 suites. Accommodations also include large work desks with an ergonomic chair. A 1,620-square-foot fitness center boasts CrossFit stations and TRX equipment, and outdoor recreation is just steps away with a 75-foot lap pool and whirlpool. Cabanas and a spacious lawn with a putting green make indoor and outdoor relaxation equally enticing. Courtyard Irvine Spectrum also offers electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

For convenient dining, The Bistro will serve breakfast and dinner, as well as offer local craft beers and dinner delivery service. Guests also have 24-hour access to the self-serve Market.

Situated within close proximity to several tourist destinations, guests at Courtyard Irvine Spectrum will enjoy convenient access to Interstate 5, Interstate 405 and State Route 133 and Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Orange County Zoo and Segerstrom Center for the Arts. A five-minute walk to Irvine Spectrum Center presents numerous dining and retail establishments, an improv comedy club and movie theater. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre and Orange County Great Park are also easily accessible, and John Wayne Airport is just 8.5 miles from the hotel.

"We are delighted to expand Marriott's presence in Southern California with the Courtyard Irvine Spectrum," said Audun Poulsen, General Manager of the Courtyard Irvine Spectrum. "With a plethora of unique destinations drawing travelers to the Irvine area, as well as our stylish spaces, shining service and sensational setting, we look forward to providing guests with an exceptional experience."

To celebrate its opening, Courtyard Irvine Spectrum has made a special offer available for groups that book during the weekend. Book a weekend group reservation for arrival during September through December 2014 and receive one complimentary suite upgrade, 5,000 bonus Marriott Rewards® points and one complimentary parking pass per room per night. Rates start at $139 per night. For more information about the Courtyard Irvine Spectrum or to book your stay, call 949-453-1033 or visit

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Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 900 locations in 38 countries and territories, Courtyard hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the Courtyard Irvine Spectrum directly at 949-453-1033, call the Courtyard toll-free number at 800-321-2211, visit, become a fan at or follow Courtyard at


Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 3,800 properties in 72 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $12 billion in fiscal year 2012. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit