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Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi opens to guests

Marriott Hotels International has celebrated the opening of the Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi with a special opening ceremony. The hotel’s Grand Ballroom accommodated more than 400 guests for live music and entertainment, and visitors were invited to look around the property’s 317 guest rooms and suites, and facilities that include gourmet restaurants, the Saray Spa & Health Club and a rooftop swimming pool.

Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi opens to guests

The opening of the Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi was celebrated earlier this month. The opening ceremony was celebrated in the Grand Ballroom of the hotel, where more than 400 special guests enjoyed live music and entertainment.

The official opening was hosted at Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi with a press conference taking place earlier in the day. The event was led by David Lance, the General Manager of the new hotel, and special guests including Alex Kyriakidis, the President for Middle East and Africa at Marriott International, and Sameh Muhtadi, the Chief Executive of Bloom Holding were also present.

Mr Kyriakidis during the press conference, stated:

“On behalf of Marriott International we are extremely proud to be opening our first Marriott Hotel – Marriott’s flagship brand – in the UAE’s capital, along with our first Marriott Executive Apartments,”

 “We are excited to be opening at a time when the UAE continues to exceed expectations with its economic growth."

Kyriakidis added:

“With Abu Dhabi too staying firm on its growth path, we feel confident that our two unique product offerings can provide for an increasing number of business and leisure travellers to the capital.”

The five-star hotel has 315 guest rooms including 32 lavish suites, each boasting modern, contemporary décor. There are also 64 one, two and three-bedroom fully-serviced apartments.

The facilities at the property include the Saray Spa & Health Club, a rooftop swimming pool, a 522-square-metre Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 600 guests, and 21 flexible meeting rooms. The three restaurants serve international cuisine and include Marriott’s signature JW Steakhouse, as well as Velocity and Kuzbara dining outlets.

Executive Floor guests will have access to the 24-hour Executive Lounge, where they can enjoy complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, drinks, hot and cold drinks, canapes, and a meeting room with business facilities.

Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi is located in the centre of the city’s government district, steps away from the Al Wahda Mall and its shops and restaurants, and close to the Corniche and the main Abu Dhabi business districts. The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is just 10 minutes away, and the Abu Dhabi International Airport is 25 minutes by car.

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