The Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel Opens
The First Property Under the Company’s Flagship Marriott Hotels Brand in Hunan Province, South Central China.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) celebrated the recent opening of its first hotel under its flagship Marriott Hotels in Hunan Province, South-central China. The Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel offers 311 elegantly designed guest rooms, upscale restaurants and superlative wedding and conferencing facilities in the thriving city of Zhuzhou.
Located adjacent to the Hunan provincial capital of Changsha, Zhuzhou is a port city on the Xiang River and a regional transportation hub. Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel is strategically situated within the bustling commercial area around Midea Times Square at the heart of the Liyu Central Business District inside the city’s high-tech zone. Liyu Valley, a major tourism attraction, is next to the hotel. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Zhuzhou West Railway Station and 40-minute drive from Changsha Huanghua International Airport.
“As the signature brand of Marriott International, Marriott Hotels is one of the most recognized names in the industry. Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest’s stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations that elevate style & design and technology.” said Mr. Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer – Greater China of Marriott International.
“We are proud to open the company’s 80th Marriott International hotel across six brands in China and to bring the total number of properties in China under our flagship Marriott Hotels brand to 20. Our goal is to position Marriott International as the world’s favorite travel company in Asia Pacific. We achieve this by focusing on our customers and by continuing to innovate our products and services to meet the needs of Asia-Pacific- bound travelers.” Henry added.
Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel offers 311 comfortable and spacious rooms and suites stylishly designed and ranging in size from the 46-square-meter King Room to the 277-square-meter Presidential Suite. Each guest room comes with modern amenities such as all-natural skincare products by the Thai brand THANN, complimentary coffee and tea, wireless Internet and satellite and cable television.
Offering panoramic views of Zhuzhou city from the 24th floor, the Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel Executive Lounge provides a range of exclusive services to Marriott Rewards elite members and Executive Floor guests, including buffet breakfast, afternoon cocktails and all-day complimentary tea and pastries.
Designed by prominent Hong Kong design studio Karen Wang Interior Consultant, the hotel’s interior spaces are a mix of sophisticated contemporary concepts and elements reflecting local culture. Striking sculptures and novel artwork are among the more distinctive features of the property and invite guests to partake in an imaginative journey. Dining options at Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel include exceptional and wide–ranging restaurant and bar outlets.
The brand’s signature The Lobby provides guests and locals a place to relax, work and gather with a menu featuring cakes and coffee during the day and hors d’oeuvres during the evening. The Lobby is divided into different zones that each have unique ambience and style. Tea House is where to go to unwind with a good book or chat with friends while taking in great tea.
Man Ho restaurant offers traditional Cantonese cuisine with contemporary touches and has a luxurious interior decorated in richly warm colors with 17 private dining rooms. Guests can watch skilled culinary craftsmen practicing their art in the open kitchens of Zhuzhou Kitchen, the hotel’s all-day dining venue that offers a sumptuous international buffet. The restaurant interior is roomy and comfortable, with a design that combines modern style and rustic textures.
Providing a spicy counterpoint to the delicious Chinese flavors at the hotel is MINT, a restaurant serving Thai and Southeast Asian dishes and unique cocktails in a chic setting with semi-open kitchen. With a magnificent pillar-less Zhuzhou Ballroom whose floor area exceeds 1,000 square meters, Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel will become a top local venue choice for weddings and corporate and private events of all types.
The Zhuzhou Ballroom can be divided into three smaller ballrooms, each 340 square meters in area, and there are also five smaller multi-function rooms that all come with cutting-edge lighting and audiovisual equipment. A 530-square-meter foyer bordering the ballroom and multi-function spaces provides a spacious setting for mingling and conversation before and after events.
The experienced and professional event planning team at Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel will assist clients with every aspect of event planning, arrangement, and customization to meet their needs. Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel also has a well-equipped fitness center with sauna that is open 24 hours a day, a business center with computer workstations and high-speed Internet, a spa and an indoor heated swimming pool.