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Marriott Opens Sixth Moxy Hotel in Asia Pacific

Marriott has expanded its Moxy Hotels brand to Taiwan with the opening of the Moxy Taichung.

Located near many of the city's attractions, including the Rainbow Village, Zhongshe Flower Market, and Yizhong Street Night Market, the Moxy Taichung is just 13 minutes from the Taiwan High Speed Rail Taichung Station and 24km from Taichung International Airport.

"Across the Asia Pacific region and the world, the strong growth of our playful Moxy brand is proof that its brand philosophy resonates with millennial and next-gen guests, who seek a hotel stay at an affordable price point, saving on space and splurging on experiences," said Jennie Toh, Vice President, Brand, Asia Pacific, Marriott International. "We are excited to be bringing the Moxy brand to Taiwan with the opening of Moxy Taichung, and to welcome travelers to the Moxy experience in this dynamic, future-forward city."

Room at the Moxy Taichung. Click to enlarge.

Moxy Taichung features 262 bedrooms that are cleverly designed to maximize space and allow guests the flexibility to adapt the room to their needs.

Each room is equipped with the latest technology featuring a 55-inch flat screen television, high quality sound system, free Wi-Fi, multiple USB power outlets, motion-activated LED guidelights below the bed, and a backlighted glass panel to add ambiance.

Useful add-ons include a 24-hour ironing room for self-service ironing, thoughtfully provisioned with still and sparkling water.

The hotel also features several of the brands signature playful touches, kicking the experience off with check-in at Bar Moxy where guests are greeted with a complimentary Got Moxy cocktail. The bar also doubles up as a communal hub for dining, drinks, and social gatherings. At sunset, the rooftop bar XOXO is the place for light bites, decadent drinks, and curated cocktails. Guests can also re-energize at the hotels 24-hour fitness centre decked out with cardiovascular equipment, free weights, and other equipment including SYNRGY and TRX. In addition, a tech-enabled meeting room is also available for any team brainstorming sessions in the hotel.

"Taichung is a vibrant and energetic city that celebrates openness and originality, which also happens to be the attitude for all Moxy Hotels worldwide," said Pascal Hsiao, Captain, Moxy Taichung. "We look forward to welcoming adventure-seeking travelers to experience our lively communal spaces, and spirited beverage and food programming.

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