Marriott Residence Inn Planned for Near Universal Studios

A new 196-room Marriott Residence Inn will be built within walking distance of Universal Studios.

The five-story hotel will be at 5616 Major Boulevard and will be built in one phase, according to documents filed with the city of Orlando.

No completion date for the hotel was listed in documents.

The 141,364-square-foot hotel will employ 60 people, including 20 full time and 40 part time positions, according to documents. It will also have an outdoor pool and 638 square feet of meeting space.

The site, being developed by Augusta, Georgia-based Southeastern, will have 195 parking spaces in surface parking lots.

The Orlando City Planning Division received the application Jan. 30. or 407-420-5414