Marriott International to Add Two Properties to its Lodging Portfolio in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
New 250-room JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh and 50-unit Marriott Executive Apartments property to open in 2013
“We’re excited by the continued expansion of our hotel portfolio in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Ed Fuller, president & managing director of international lodging for Marriott International. “These hotels will be a spectacular example of our JW Marriott and Marriott Executive Apartments brands and will greatly lift our profile in the Kingdom.”
JW Marriott Hotel RiyadhJW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is Marriott International’s business travel-oriented luxury brand and appeals to guests who appreciate and value authenticity, anticipatory but unobtrusive personal service, delectable dining experiences and elegantly informal surroundings.
Accommodations at the JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh will boast stylish furnishings, plush bed and bath linens, flat screen television, high-speed internet access and an in-room mini-bar.
For dining and entertainment, the hotel will offer an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, a lobby lounge and a themed lounge. Recreational amenities will include two full spas with separate men’s and women’s facilities, two health and leisure clubs with separate men’s and women’s facilities including separate locker rooms, sauna, whirlpool and fitness room. An outdoor swimming pool and access to the nearby nine-hole golf course complete the recreational offerings.
Additional amenities will include a business center, an executive level and lounge, 24-hour room service and a selection of retail shops.
For social events and conferences, the JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh will have 29,500 square feet of space consisting of the following: two 10,000-square foot ballrooms, a 5,000-square foot primary meeting room that will be divisible into five sections, six 500-square foot breakout rooms, two board rooms and landscaped gardens providing space for seasonal outdoor events.
Marriott Executive Apartments RiyadhMarriott Executive Apartments are Marriott International’s upscale serviced apartments and serve a growing need in emerging markets for corporate housing for executive ex-patriates who need spacious lodging and hotel amenities.
The Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh will share the same building as the JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh but will have its own exclusive entrance. The property will feature 50 one-, two- and three-bedroom stylishly-furnished apartments that include a fully-equipped kitchen, high speed internet access, telephone with two lines and flat screen television.
Among the property’s amenities will be a coffee shop serving three meals daily, a Grab & Go kiosk for resident’s on-the-go, an internet corner, a shopping service, maid service and an exclusive resident’s lounge. The property will also have its own exclusive, gated outdoor swimming pool and health club with separate men and women’s facilities.
The Marriott International portfolio in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia currently consists of three deluxe Marriott-branded hotels in Riyadh, Jeddah and Madinah. Under construction are the following seven properties:
- 200-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Riyadh’s Olaya business district
- 300-room Courtyard by Marriott Jeddah Mall of Arabia close to the airport
- 100-unit Marriott Executive Apartments property in Jeddah
- 250-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Jeddah’s central business district
- 250-room Marriott hotel in Damman
- 50-unit Marriott Executive Apartment property in Damman
- 220-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Jubail
By the end of 2013, the Marriott International portfolio in Saudi Arabia will total 13 hotels.
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