Marriott Opens First Hotel in Sochi, Russia
Luxurious ski and spa hotel ready to welcome Sochi visitors.
Marriott International has opened a luxurious ski and spa hotel under its signature brand, Marriott Hotels, at the heart of the new Gorky Gorod ski resort in Krasnaya Polyana. The five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel is ideally positioned at the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains within walking distance of world-class ski slopes. The hotel is operated by an affiliate of U.S.-based Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
situated next to a new, state-of-the-art convention centre. Offering breath-taking views of snow-capped peaks, the hotel is minutes from the ultramodern Gorky Gorod ski resort and its wide variety of pistes ranging from 960 to 2300 metres altitude.
Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel 2"We are very proud to open the first Marriotthotel in Sochi and be part of the development of the region, which will continue in 2014 and beyond," said Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director of Marriott International in Europe.
Markus Schmidt, Area General Manager of Interstate Hotels & Resorts in KrasnayaPolyana, added: "This hotel will offer an extraordinary experience to all guests due to its location and the sheer number and quality of services and facilities it offers. The experience of Interstate Hotels & Resorts and its highly skilled associates combined with the unique local culture will ensure that our guests will enjoy their time with us."
Spread over seven floors, the hotel's 428 rooms and suites are inspired by naturalmaterials and come complete with complimentary internet and plasma TV with satellite reception. The River Café, the hotel's centrepiece restaurant, serves international cuisine with European, American, Russian and Asian influences. Italian pastas, risottos and pizzas and an extensive wine list can be enjoyed at The L'Olivio restaurant. Guests can also dine or sit with a glass of wine on the restaurant terraces, which provide outstanding views of the mountains.
Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel guest roomOne of the largest in the region, theluxurious SOUL spa is spread across 2,000square metres and houses nine treatment rooms, including private spa suites. Guests can personalise their treatment by choosing between the four elements: earth, air, fire and water. The impressive range of services extends from traditional massages and treatments to a unique Snow Shower, where guests can enjoy hydro massage, aromatherapy, Turkish bath and Finnish sauna.
Private landscaped grounds face the mountains and boast an extensive complex ofindoor and outdoor pools. The hotel is an excellent choice for family holidays thanks to its kids club, children's menus, special swimming and play zones, and entertainment complexes for younger guests. The nearby Gorky Gorod entertainment centre features a water park complete with natural sandy beach, a cinema, a bowling alley, restaurants and cafes, and shops and boutiques.
Rates at Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana start from 6,000 rubles (£108) a night.