Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa



New Delhi, India 4th April, 2017 – Marriott Hotels, the iconic flagship brand of Marriott International, continues to expand its portfolio in India with the recent opening of the Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa. The resort, sits in the heart of Jaisalmer, a world heritage city known for its resplendent forts and ornate temples. This contemporary palace style resort is carved out of golden sand stone which gives Jaisalmer, the popular tag of “the golden city. Amidst the magnificence of exotic palaces and the seemingly endless Great Indian Thar Desert, the resort is a perfect getaway for travellers who want to experience the grandeur of the city while enjoying Marriott’s exemplary hospitality and culinary excellence. With resplendent forts and elaborate havelis in the backdrop, vast sand dunes with beating drums, cavalry on camel back, folk dancers and festivity, the resort also offers an ideal destination to host the quintessential Indian wedding.

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Hotels expands its resort portfolio with the launch of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa

The resort is situated just 3.3 km away from the Jaisalmer Railway Station, with Jodhpur being the closest airport at a distance of 284 km. The property offers 135 exquisitely designed rooms with 9 suites featuring breathtaking views of the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort and beautiful central oasis. Each room is equipped with deluxe bedding, marble bathrooms, state-of-the-art luxury amenities and premium satellite channels on the 42-inch LED TV. The resort has comfortable day beds in every room for guests to relax during the day. The resort also offers mobile Check-in/Check-out facilities to ensure that guests have a seamless experience at the resort. This application enables Marriott Rewards guests to check-in to their upcoming reservation up to 24 hours in advance, select an estimated arrival time, receive a room-ready alert notification from the hotel, and check out through their mobile device as well.


“We want our guests to experience forward-thinking, aesthetically pleasing spaces that help foster their inventive nature,” said Matthew Carroll, vice president, Marriott Hotels. “Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation in travel to create experiences that inspire and encourage our guests’ creativity.”


“Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa reflects the refined sophistication, quiet elegance and exceptional service - attributes that have grown synonymous with the Marriott Hotels brand worldwide. The Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa caters to the entire family with a wide range of entertainment, dining and relaxation options that blend indigenous beauty with the highest standards of hospitality to create truly grand and spectacular memories for our guests” said Rahul Maini, General Manager, Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa.


The resort offers four specialty restaurants. The all-day contemporary dining restaurant Jaisalmer Kitchen serves buffet options and a la carte selection featuring signature local dishes and International cuisine.  Dunes Bar- is a transitional bar with cozy cabana seating offering fine cocktails and an extensive range of exclusive wines. Wyra- is an elegant rooftop restaurant & lounge offering succulent grills and live cooking. The Mithai Company  is the resort's unique take on the traditional pastry allowing guests to indulge in delicious traditional Indian sweets and savories, along with a fine selection of artisanal teas and coffees.


Nestled amongst Jaisalmer’s majestic sand dunes, the resort offers a breathtaking setting for a picture perfect wedding. The resort offers 3251 sq. m of outdoor space surrounded by lush green lawns interspersed with sparkling water bodies which can host up to 1,500 guests, making it the perfect destination for themed weddings & socials events. The resort boasts of a dedicated event planning team quipped with expertise to personalize one’s preferences and needs. The resort has an added 577 sq. m of Indoor meeting space that includes three meeting rooms along with the Grand Ballroom.


The resort houses the renowned Quan Spa which offers a perfect blend of modern techniques with traditional therapies to relax and revitalize body and spirit during the stay. The Signature Thar Massage using natural ingredients of the land, is a one-of-its-kind and a must experience in Jaislamer. Shuffle is the entertainment lounge where guests can relax and enjoy a wide range of gaming options such as poker, football, pool, electronic and board games. Crayon is a fun and interactive place for the young guests to hang out, equipped with a fully trained professional team. The resort offers pottery lessons and an evening cultural program by local musicians and dance troops allow guests a glimpse of the rich culture and heritage of Jaisalmer.


For more information or reservations, please contact Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa at +91-2992-266688 or visit hotel official website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/jsamc-jaisalmer-marriott-resort-and-spa/


About Marriott Hotels

About Marriott Hotels With more than 500 hotels and resorts in over 50 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest’s stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom lobby and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.


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