Marriott International has announced the development of the 198-room Courtyard by Marriott Setif, Algeria, under management agreement with ownership group Prom-Bati SPA.
The hotel will be part of the Park Mall mixed use development, located in the heart of Setif, a prosperous and diverse city in central Algeria, about 100 kms/62 miles from the Mediterranean coast and 482 kms/300 miles southeast of the capital Algiers.
The Courtyard by Marriott Setif and the Courtyard by Marriott Algiers, announced previously, will both open in 2014.
“We chose Marriott International for its expertise as an operator of hotels around the world and for the strength of its brands,” said Rachid Khenfri, president of Prom-Bati SPA.
“We liked the Courtyard brand in particular for this location because of its modern look and feel, its understanding of the business traveler, and its comfortable and efficient accommodations.”
The 198-room Courtyard by Marriott will offer the brand’s signature “refreshing business” lobby, featuring bright contemporary design, innovative technology and flexible space.
The redefined area allows guests more control and choice over their stay, with services and amenities that create a healthy balance between working and relaxing. The hotel will also have a casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a lobby lounge.
On the third floor will be 6,896 square feet of flexible meeting space. Other guest amenities will include a prayer room, fitness center and pool, business center, room service and gift shop.
Algeria is the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea and the 11th largest country in the world in terms of land area, with a population of approximately 34.9 million.
Setif is an agricultural as well as an industrial center and is also home to the fifth largest University of Setif, with 56,000 students.