The 96-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee in Waukegan, Illinois, opened Aug. 23. It is owned by NexGen Hotels led by Chris Patel as president.

The 96-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee in Waukegan, Illinois, opened Aug. 23. It is owned by NexGen Hotels led by Chris Patel as president. It is near Six Flags Great American Amusement Park, Gurnee Mills Mall, Naval Station Great Lakes, and numerous shopping dining and entertainment options.

“We are delighted to welcome guests to the newest extended-stay hotel in the Chicago market and debut the amenities and services that we have to offer,” Patel said. “The TownePlace Suites by Marriott is an excellent addition to our growing portfolio of top-tier brands.”

With studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, the TownePlace Suites is an extended-stay hotel. The appliances are stainless steel and the countertops are granite.

Each suite also has separate living/working and sleeping areas, as well as custom closet units from The Container Store, built-in shelves and lighting and large flat screen televisions. Other hotel amenities include a meeting room, a breakfast buffet, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center. It also has an outdoor patio complete with Weber grills.

In June, NexGen acquired the recently renovated Four Points by Sheraton Cleveland Airport in Cleveland, Ohio. It was the 11th property in the portfolio for NexGen