Across Europe, Middle East and Africa, a new wave of beautiful Marriott properties await their first guests. From luxury hotels in some of the world’s top cities to heavenly resorts offering an unforgettably indulgent holiday, these properties promise to be a fabulous addition to your travel plans.
The Seychelles is a dreamy archipelago of gorgeous islands ringed with perfect beaches, plus a fascinating culture that the new laïla, a Tribute Resort & Spa, Seychelles encourages guests to explore. Book a hike through dense jungle – where you’ll even find carnivorous plants – or enjoy a Creole cookery class or traditional weaving demonstration back at the resort. The soothing bedrooms echo the islands’ pristine environment, with natural materials and a chic green colour palate, while the restaurant serves local cuisine, including delicious local seafood.
Discover Albania's stylish capital by booking a stay at the city’s just-unveiled first ever Marriott, the Tirana Marriott Hotel. This modern and sophisticated hotel features glorious views across the cosmopolitan city centre and a downtown location a stone’s throw from the Grand Park of Tirana, the national stadium and a wide range of high-end boutiques and cafes. Rooms are contemporary and light-filled, while the gym has city views plus a sauna and steam room.
With its unbeatable location on Dubai’s Palm West Beach promenade, an exclusive private beach on the Arabian Gulf and a 75-metre outdoor swimming pool, the Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai is beach holiday heaven. There’s plenty to do here, from visiting the Kids Club to spa treatments, but it’s also tempting to just chill by the pool, before deciding on which of the resort’s ten different restaurants you’ll dine in tonight.
The brand-new Marriott Executive Apartments Kuwait City offer apartment-style living with all the amenities of a hotel – including indoor pool, spa and fitness centre plus an on-site bistro. Apartments are roomy, with fully-equipped kitchenettes, a living area and up to three bedrooms, while the location alongside the Kuwait capital’s vast Assima Mall means you can be shopping or dining within minutes of leaving your front door.
From world-beating art galleries to boutique shopping and superb cuisine, sun-soaked Madrid has so much to offer – and the Spanish capital is now also home to the JW Marriott Hotel Madrid, Spain’s first JW Marriott hotel. The modern meets the historic here, with 19th-century wrought iron columns gracing the chic lounge bar, as well as traditional shutters and balustrades peeping through the windows of the stylish bedrooms. Don’t miss dinner in QÚ by Mario Sandoval, the new gastronomic restaurant from the eponymous – and highly regarded – Spanish chef.
The Ritz-Carlton’s signature style has made its much-anticipated debut in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Baku. This opulent address features the city’s largest suite, with its own formal dining room and private gym, as well as six balconies, all with incredible views. You'll also be a guest of The Ritz-Carlton Club® Level, with access to the Club Lounge on the 13th floor, where a dedicated Concierge caters to your needs in a refined environment. The hotel’s unparalleled service also extends to the speakeasy-style Blind Tiger cocktail bar, the hip Tribeca restaurant and the fabulous spa with two swimming pools.
A welcoming oasis amid a buzzing metropolis, The Westin Grand Frankfurt welcomes everyone – children and pets included. The hotel's focus on wellness begins the moment you wake up in your trademark Westin Heavenly® Bed, while the hotel’s Running Concierge can assist with jogging routes, so you can explore Frankfurt while enjoying a workout. This urban retreat also features an inviting indoor pool, where you can unwind and relax. Healthy dinners are served in Main Tapas Lounge, including tasty salads and organic cheeses, as well as delicious cocktails - try the sherry-based Andalusia.
The lively, community-driven Living Room restaurant sets the scene at the Mayburg Salzburg, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, where the bedrooms have a home-from-home vibe. There are warm, natural materials throughout the 88 stylish yet comfortable rooms and you’ll spot historic Salzburg enticing you through the window. With a location in the heart of the city, it’s yours to explore. Top tip? Don’t miss trying the Mozartkugel (marzipan and praline dipped in chocolate) at Café-Konditorei Fürst, a grand cafe that has been serving sweet treats to stylish Salzburgians since 1884.
The opulent JW Marriott Hotel Berlin stands adjacent to Berlin’s 520-acre Tiergarten, a vast oasis of greenery where you can stroll forest paths and settle in to an afternoon at “Café am Neuen See”, styled like a modern country house. Reconnecting you with the enriching harmony of nature, the gardens' dark greens and warm browns also make their way inside the hotel's 505 rooms and suites. Nourishing your palate with fresh and local flavors, six dining places and bars await, including the sophisticated JW Steakhouse with its outdoor terrace. There is also a chic and bijou indoor pool to enjoy a moment of tranquility.
Every one of the 193 elegant suites at The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island has a magnificent balcony overlooking the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf. The hotel is perched on Marsa Arabia island at the centre of Doha’s most prestigious address, The Pearl, and you’ll find 10 exquisite restaurants within the resort, as well as the region’s very first Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie.
Discover Qatar’s unique culture with a stay at the new Al Samriya Hotel, Doha, Autograph Collection. The hotel is home to artefacts from the nearby Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum and is located on the Al Samriya Estate, where guests can enjoy riding Arabian horses and wandering amid the peacocks. Rooms are palatial and feature stone walls crafted with materials sourced from the farm itself.
Delta Hotels by Marriott, Dubai Investment Park is a chic new base within Dubai’s business-focused Investment Park. The hotel features 246 bright, spacious bedrooms designed with a stylishly monochrome colour palette and offering views of the verdant courtyard or the surrounding city. The hotel's amenities include a 75 square metre swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness centre, The Soul Senses Spa and an all-day-service restaurant and bar on the ground level. You’re just a five-minute walk from the Metro here, putting all the delights of Dubai on your doorstep.
High in the Austrian Alps stands the newest member of the boutique Design Hotels group, The Cōmodo, a Member of Design Hotels™. This mountain retreat has a design aesthetic that is all brushed woods, bold shapes and pops of colour, evoking a 1960s and 1970s modernism throughout. Windows look out onto pine forests or the Gastein valley, while the De Leit restaurant serves modern Austrian cuisine.
Published: March 14, 2023
Last Updated: March 17, 2023
Article Tags: Baku , Berlin , Doha , Dubai , Frankfurt , Kuwait City , Madrid , Salzburg , Seychelles
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