Marriott has expanded its rapidly growing
portfolio of hotels in China with the opening of the JW Marriott
Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong, the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel
in the country.
Owned by China’s Luneng Group, the 515-room JW Marriott Marquis Hotel
Shanghai Pudong is centrally located and allows for convenient
access to the city’s main business centers and visitor
attractions such as the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and
Convention Center, the Mercedes-Benz Cultural Arena and Shanghai
Oriental Sports Center. Shanghai Disney Resort, Shanghai Hongqiao
International Airport, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport
are also within easy reach.
“We are truly excited to expand our JW Marriott
Marquis portfolio to four hotels globally and debut our newest
addition in Shanghai, China,” said Mitzi Gaskins, Vice President &
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.”
Designed by acclaimed architect Skidmore, Owings
& Merrill LLP (SOM), the 39-storey hotel features over 34,445
sq. ft. of meeting space, a variety of F&B outlets, a spa and a heated indoor infinity pool
with luxury amenities such as Dyson hairdryers in changing rooms
and floor-to-ceiling windows on the pool deck offering views of
the Huangpu River.
Each of the property’s guestrooms features a Simmons mattress,
55-inch Samsung flat screen TV, surround sound system and Nespresso coffee machine.
“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, Chief
Operations Officer & 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.”
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