Marriott adds fifth in Indonesia

Marriott International is to add a fifth hotel to its lodging portfolio in Indonesia in 2008 under a management agreement with PT Kurnia Tetap Mulia.The 268-room Marriott hotel will be located in Medan, Indonesia’s third largest city.

The Medan Marriott Hotel will be situated in the city’s north central business district along Jalan Putri Hijau, the main north-south traffic artery in the city, approximately four kilometers from Medan’s Polonia Airport.

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the economic vitality of Medan and to help encourage corporate travel to the city,” said Ed Fuller, president and managing director of international lodging for Marriott International. “We’re confident that the Medan Marriott Hotel will quickly become a favored venue for major local functions, weddings and conferences because of its quality, location, excellent public space and high guest standards.”

Guest rooms at the Medan Marriott Hotel will measure 40 square meters and will feature four fixture baths.

For dining and entertainment, the Medan Marriott Hotel will have three restaurants including an all-day restaurant, a Chinese restaurant with three private dining rooms, and a Japanese/Korean Restaurant. Entertainment options will include a 248-seat entertainment lounge, a lobby lounge, and a cigar and wine bar.

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An outdoor swimming pool; a 900-square meter fitness center and spa with six treatment rooms, a sauna and steamroom; and a lighted outdoor tennis court comprise the hotel’s recreational amenities. In addition, the hotel will have an executive lounge, a business center, a gift shop and parking.

For weddings, conferences and other events, the Medan Marriott Hotel will have 3,210 square meters of space including a 1,850-square meter ballroom that will be divisible into two sections; a 660-square meter function room that will be divisible into three sections; and four individual meeting rooms, all measuring 175 square meters.

The Marriott International hotel portfolio in Indonesia currently consists of the JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta and the JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya. Under construction are The Mayflower, Marriott Executive Apartments in Jakarta and the Renaissance Bali Resort & Spa, both of which are scheduled to open in 2007.
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