Marriott Hotels has expanded its portfolio in China with the unveiling of the 268-room Changzhou Marriott Hotel in Jiangsu province. Under a long-term management agreement with its owner Changzhou Radio and Television Real Estate, Changzhou Marriott Hotel occupies the top floors of Changzhou Modern Media Center, the tallest skyscraper in Changzhou.
The 333-metre Changzhou Modern Media Center is located in Xinbei district, the central business district area of Changzhou. Featuring transportation and accessibility, Changzhou Marriott Hotel a ten-minute drive away from both Changzhou Railway Station and Changzhou North Railway Station, and 30 minutes from Changzhou Ben Niu Airport. It is adjacent to Changzhou International Convention Center, Changzhou Olympic Sports Center and Wanda Shopping Mall.
“Marriott Hotels is our flagship brand. It is driven by innovation and is committed to enabling our guests to travel brilliantly, while exploring new destinations. From the booking process to the departure experience, Changzhou Marriott Hotel reflects the excitement and vibrancy that our brand offers to travellers. This new hotel is the jewel in the crown of our Marriott Hotels’ portfolio in China and poised to be the pride of the city,” said Henry Lee, chief operations officer, Marriott International, Greater China.
Ivy Shi, general manager, Changzhou Marriott Hotel, said, “We are honoured to introduce this prestigious landmark hotel to Changzhou that artistically blends modern architectural design and hospitality with the city’s cultural heritage. Our guests will be able to experience the state-of-the-art service, facilities and amenities as well as appreciating the profound history of Changzhou. The architectural design of the building is inspired by the 1,300 year-old Tianning Pagoda, which is the most famous reclaimed relic in Changzhou. The decor of guestrooms adopts the artistic elements of Jintan paper-cut, a National Intangible Cultural Heritage item from Changzhou. Guests will get a strong sense of place when staying in this magnificent hotel.”
The hotel has 268 panorama rooms featuring views of the city skyline. Each room is equipped with amenities ranging from Wi-Fi, marble bathrooms to flat panel televisions. The hotel offers around 1,900 square metres of meeting space with an 800-square metre grand ballroom, a 280-square metre premier ballroom and 11 meeting rooms that can be scaled for various functions and sizes. Guests can enjoy local and international culinary at five food and beverage outlets. The hotel also features an indoor swimming pool and a 24-hour health centre.