Renaissance brand builds China presence

Marriott has expanded its portfolio in China with the opening of the 300-room Renaissance Wuhan Hotel under a management agreement with Hubei Energy Sources Group. The hotel is the first Marriott property in Wuhan City, Hubei Province and the 24th in China.

The general manager is Rodney Wan, and Julian Wong is the director of marketing. Special introductory rates are rmb 600 ($78 USD) for a deluxe room, rmb 800 (US$103) for a club deluxe room, rmb 1,500 (US$194) for a junior suite and rmb 1,700 (US$220) for a club junior suite. These special opening rates are valid until June 9, 2007.

Located in the dynamic business district of Wuchang, one of Wuhan’s fastest developing districts, the 22-storey Renaissance Wuhan Hotel is situated along the east side of the Yangtze River and within close proximity of the scenic East Lake. Wuhan Tianhe International Airport is located approximately 35kms from the hotel.

The Renaissance Wuhan Hotel features 278 deluxe guest rooms, 16 suites, five apartments and one presidential suite. Each stylish guestroom offers well-appointed amenities including plush bedding, individually controlled air-conditioning, broadband internet access, glass work desk, and separate bathtub and shower. The Renaissance Club Lounge, located on the 21st floor, is exclusive to Club Floor guests and offers spectacular views as well as complimentary continental breakfast, evening canapés and cocktails and wireless internet access.

The Renaissance Wuhan Hotel offers a good array of restaurants and lounges serving an extensive range of local and international cuisines. The Renaissance Brasserie offers a “five senses” experience with live cooking stations of authentic international flavors and local favorites. The Wan Li Chinese Restaurant is a rich and inviting contemporary Chinese restaurant featuring 11 elegantly designed private rooms complete with plasma televisions. Wan Li specializes in Cantonese cuisine as well as authentic Hubei specialties. The Wuhan Bar & Lounge is a perfect place to end the day and offers live entertainment nightly.


For meetings and events, the hotel boasts state-of-the-art banquet and conference facilities on the 3rd floor offering 1,372 sq meters of meeting space. The stylish grand ballroom offers 577 sq feet of space and vaulted ceilings.

Additional luxurious amenities include an indoor heated pool, health club with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, massage service, beauty salon, cold plunge pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.