Marriott is to grow its Autograph Collection of
hotels to three new destinations.
This season, Autograph
Collection will open Pier One Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Australia,
the ocean front Pier South Resort in San Diego, California, and
the Hotel Chicago (formerly the Hotel Sax) in Chicago, Illinois.
Nearing 60 hotels worldwide, these three new hotel experiences
represent Autograph Collection’s entry into each locale.
PierOne Sydney Harbor – Sydney, Australia
Representing Autograph Collection’s debut in Australia, Pier One
Sydney Harbour offers an exclusive waterfront experience in the
heart of one of the world’s most glamorous destinations.
alongside the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge with panoramic views,
the hotel offers easy access to the historic heart of the Central
Business District, The Rocks and the city’s most desirable tourist
destinations including Circular Quay, the Sydney Opera House,
Martin Place and the glamorous Castlereagh Street shopping strip.
Featuring 189 guest rooms including 18 suites, a selection of
rooms within the hotel include a choice of magnificent views of
Sydney Harbour, Sydney Bridge and the world famous Opera House.
Located alongside the harbor, the hotel’s Front Restaurant &
Bar offers alfresco dining on the Pier complemented by a modern
Australian menu and extensive wine list.
As an added element, with
the hotel’s prime waterside location, guests can arrive in style
by water taxi or by yacht via the hotel’s private pontoon which
provides direct water access to nearby attractions including the
Opera House, Manly and Darling Harbour.
To celebrate its inauguration into
Autograph Collection and for a limited time, the hotel is offering
guests who stay two nights or more a complimentary upgrade to a
water view suite with breakfast for two and double Marriott
Pier South Resort – San Diego, California
The first Autograph Collection resort in Southern California, the beachfront boutique Pier South Resort in San Diego,
With 78 suite-style
accommodations, a new coastal tavern and quintessential California ambience, this intimate boutique hotel provides
four-star coastal escape, just steps from the sand and 20 minutes
from downtown San Diego’s vibrant Gaslamp District.
Resort rests just south of Coronado on California’s southernmost
beach, home to legendary surf break Boca Rio. Virtually all of the
hotel’s suite-style accommodations offer 180-degree Pacific Ocean
views, immersing guests in the spirit of California.
resort is also home to San Diego’s most highly-anticipated
destination, SEA180º. This contemporary coastal tavern is led by
Cohn Restaurant Group, one of the most in-demand names in the San
Diego culinary scene and operators of some of the city’s hottest
restaurants. The boldly-hued indoor space features Philippe
Beltran-designed décor, sky-high glass windows, a large restaurant
patio and a rooftop space with 360-degree views that is aiming to
be the most sought-after event venue in San Diego.
addition to exceptional dining, amenities and spacious
accommodation, Pier South Resort will also feature a full service spa by Dames Day Spa.
Each of its 620-square-foot suites showcases floor-to-ceiling windows,
separate living areas, private balconies and dramatic ocean views.
As a LEED Silver-Certified property, Pier South Resort will
utilize water conservation technologies and harness the California
sun for solar cooling and heating.
Hotel Chicago –
Formerly the Hotel Sax and representing
Autograph Collection’s debut in Chicago, Hotel Chicago pays homage
to the very best of the “Windy City”.
The hotel’s artistic décor
and eclectic surroundings provide a perfect backdrop for its
setting in the city’s downtown River North area.
Guests can step
right outside the hotel door to experience Chicago’s very best restaurants, entertainment and nightlife including the legendary
House of Blues.
Activities unique to its prime River North location also include kayaking in the Chicago River, architectural
boat tours, and world-class shopping on the Magnificent Mile.
To celebrate its inauguration into Autograph Collection and
for a limited time, the hotel is offering guests double Marriott Rewards points for stays from
5 February – 31 May 2014.
planners, the hotel will offer 7,000 Marriott Rewards Planner
Points for meetings and special events booked between 5 February
and 31 May 2014 for all events held in 2014.
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