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Marriott International opens first hotel in Abu Dhabi: The Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Marriott International has launched its first hotel in Abu Dhabi with Marriott Executive Apartments, with the opening of Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi last week. Located next to the Al Wahda Mall, the new hotel has 315 guest rooms and suites, and facilities include the JW Steakhouse and two-level Velocity restaurant, a luxury spa and a rooftop swimming pool and bar.

Marriott International opens first hotel in Abu Dhabi: The Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

The global hotel group Marriot International has announced the opening of its first hotel in Abu Dhabi with Marriott Executive Apartments.

The Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi opened last week, and is situated on the corner of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed near the Al Wahda Mall, the new property has 315 guest rooms and luxury suites including Executive one-bed suites, Presidential Suites and a Royal Suite, there are also 64 one, two and three-bedroom business fully equipped apartments for business executives staying for 30 days or more.

Residents staying in the Marriott Executive Apartments (MEA) will have access to their own swimming pool, fitness centre and executive lounge. Accommodation in rooms and suites offers modern amenities including work desks with power sockets, USB points, TV connectivity, laptop safes, large LCD TVs and high speed Internet. The rooms have floor to ceiling windows, minibars, and bathrooms with separate bath tubs.

Guests will have a choice of dining options including the JW Steakhouse, the Kuzbara with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, and the two-level Velocity restaurant. Wellness facilities include a modern fitness centre, a rooftop swimming pool with bar, a children’s pool, and the lavish Saray Spa. For business guests, the hotel has naturally lit meeting rooms, breakout areas with sofa seating. The 522 square metre Grand Ballroom, and 300 square-metre ballroom cater for galas, special events and conferences.

Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). During their stay, travellers can enjoy access to a wide range of Abu Dhabi’s attractions, such as Khalifa Park, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the Marina Mall, the Abu Dhabi Mall, and the city’s waterfront, golden beaches and championship golf courses.

The new hotel follows the success of the Courtyard World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi which opened last year. The upscale hotel adjoins the World Trade Centre Mall and Souk and has gourmet restaurants, an outdoor heated swimming pool, and a rooftop bar called Up and Below.

Marriott International operates over 3,600 hotels and resorts across more than 70 countries in Europe, America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. The company’s brands including Marriott Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels, Ritz-Carlton, BULGARI Hotels & Resorts, Autograph Hotels & Resorts, and Edition Hotels.

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