Austin – The 103-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott Austin South has opened just over seven miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown. The property offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with full kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. There is free breakfast and WiFi, a 24-hour In a Pinch market and On Us coffee service. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a meeting room, a fitness center and laundry facilities.

Bakersfield, Calif. – Hyatt Place Bakersfield has opened with 120 rooms. It offers free WiFi, a breakfast bar, The Market serving freshly prepared meals any time, a bar, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and an on-site laundry.