Marriott International Continues Robust Growth in China
Sep 23, 2020
Situated in an emerging business and leisure destination in Southeast Shanghai, the new hotel sets the stage for an inspiring stay for guests through its signature service and facilities.
Marriott International today announced the opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South, celebrating the seventh Marriott Hotels property opening in the buzzing city of Shanghai, China. Featuring the brand’s iconic creative use of space, intuitive service, uplifting culinary offerings as well as flexible meeting facilities, the new hotel is set to become an ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers seeking to make the most out of their time in Southeast Shanghai.
“We are delighted to unveil Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South, the seventh Marriott Hotels property in Shanghai. It marks an exciting moment as we proudly continue the robust growth in the region, further showcasing the company’s strong commitment to China,” said Henry Lee, President of Greater China, Marriott International. “The new Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South is setting the stage for an inspiring guest experience with its modern space, sophisticated dining offers and host of personalized services.”
Drawing inspiration from the vibrant energy and lush greenery of Pudong District, the hotel is designed to create a contemporary urban retreat that connects guests with nature. A combination of natural materials and textures including wood, marble, fabric, leather and locally-produced hemp rope are paired with custom-made sleek furniture and geometric lighting, resulting in an aesthetically pleasing environment that is at once relaxing and intriguing.
The 241 well-appointed guestrooms all feature round office desks, sitting areas complete with a chaise longue and coffee table, as well as separate walk-in closets. The 33 spacious Premier Rooms and 6 Executive Rooms offer expansive views of the city landscape with large windows on two sides. Each room is thoughtfully designed to create a perfect balance of functionality, style and comfort, with creative workspaces and an array of state-of-the-art amenities from high-speed Wi-Fi to plush bedding and HDTV. Family rooms feature a complete set of child-friendly amenities including bathrobes, rocking chairs, toys, coloring boards, mini tents, cartoon-themed bedding, stickers, and bath amenities for kids, ensuring a fun and relaxing stay for the whole family. Guests can also enjoy extra convenience and flexibility with mobile check-in and check-out with their cellphones as room keys.
Offering the Marriott Hotels brand’s signature culinary experiences, the hotel features three stylish dining venues and a lobby lounge. All-day restaurant GOJI Kitchen Bar serves an à la carte menu and a sumptuous buffet featuring live cooking stations, seafood and a range of western and Asian dishes; Man Ho Chinese Restaurant offers the brand’s authentic Cantonese culinary experience with a touch of Shanghai influence in an elegant setting with seven private dining rooms perfect for family gathering and business dinners. SMOKI MOTO, a specialty East Asian restaurant with a modern cosmopolitan ambience, features exquisite Korean barbeque and gourmet sushi; while The Greatroom, which is Marriott Hotels’ renowned lobby lounge concept, provides a modern, comfortable gathering spot for business and leisure meetings with desserts, pastries and light fare during the day, and transforms into a dynamic bar in the evenings for new experiences and encounters.
Executive Lounge, an exclusive space reserved for guest who stay on executive floor as well as Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite members, provides complimentary breakfast, check in/out service, hors d’oeuvres and premium beverages. The lounge is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure uninterrupted productivity for business travelers.
With two pillarless ballrooms and four flexible function rooms spanning a total of 2,650 square-meters, the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South is an ideal venue for every kind of event and meeting. The pillarless 800-square-meter grand ballroom and 400-square-meter junior ballroom offer spaces for large conferences and lavish gatherings, while the six different function rooms can host business events and private parties of all styles and scales, as well as glamorous weddings. To help guests relax and unwind after a productive workday or an exhilarating private event, the hotel offers a host of fitness and wellness facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna room, and 24-hour fitness center.
“We are very excited to fly the Marriott Hotels flag in Xinchang town, an ancient town famous for its rich historic and cultural heritage in the district of Nanhui, the emerging hub for industry and manufacturing,” said Allen Guo, General Manager of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South. “The opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South will inject new vitality into this area and offer both business and leisure or family travelers a diverse destination experience with the area’s glorious past and exciting future. We look forward to creating truly inspiring experience with the brand’s renowned programs and services.”
With over 800 years of history, the nearby Xinchang Ancient town is a quaint water town located in Southeast Shanghai. The hotel is also ideally located close to a well-developed highway network and an array of premium business and tourist attractions, such as Shanghai Disneyland, Haichang Ocean Park and Shanghai Wild Animal Park, offering a remarkable lodging experience for visitors seeking a a short escape or a longer stay to explore its interlacing lanes, carved stone-arch bridges, and centuries-old houses from Ming and Qing dynasties. For international guests, the hotel is just a 25-minute drive from Shanghai Pudong International Airport, while downtown Shanghai and Xinchang Ancient Town are both within 30-minute drives.
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