Marriott International opened its first JW Marriott Marquis property in China earlier in the month, bringing the total Marquis-branded properties to four worldwide. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong offers more than 500 guestrooms near the Lujiazui Central Business District. Nearby attractions include the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center and the Mercedes-Benz Cultural Arena. Two international airports are also within a short drive.
The 39-story hotel’s unique facets include indoor and outdoor water elements, a heated indoor infinity pool, floor-to-ceiling windows on the pool deck and slanted exterior glass panels to provide better views. Guestrooms combine modern design elements and a light color palette, along with marble, wood and glass accents. In-room amenities include surround sound systems and luxury coffee machines.
On-site dining encompasses an all-day eatery, upscale grill and bar, French-Cantonese fusion restaurant, rooftop garden eatery with an open kitchen, the executive lounge and new JW Garden interactive dining experience.
“For years, Shanghai has been deemed one of the most iconic cities in China and in the world, drawing in luxury travelers of different backgrounds that call for premium hospitality and personalized service,” said Henry Lee, COO and managing director, Greater China, Marriott International. “We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong, as it stands not only for the latest milestone in the expansion of the JW Marriott luxury portfolio in China, but a new chapter for exceptional programs we are bringing to China’s luxury travelers.”
“We are truly excited to expand our JW Marriott Marquis portfolio to four hotels globally and debut our newest addition in Shanghai, China,” added Mitzi Gaskins, vice president and global brand leader, JW Marriott. “JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong is set to redefine luxury hospitality in Shanghai, with forward-thinking design inspired by the surrounding neighborhood, the city’s history and its unique culture. The hotel’s extensive offerings will encourage guests to live in the present, experience life to the fullest and promises an immersive experience that will leave guests feeling nurtured and recharged.”
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