Marriott has expanded its portfolio of AC Hotels with the opening of
the brand’s first property in Greater China.
The AC Hotel by Marriott
Suzhou is situated in the heart of the city’s historic Gusu District, home to a rich
cultural legacy best exemplified by its Classical Chinese Gardens
inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Known as “Venice of the East,” Suzhou is an
ancient water town filled with elegant waterways, quaint alleyways
and peaceful pavilions.
The hotel provides easy access to
public transportation, with Beisi Pagoda Metro Station within
walking distance and Suzhou Railway Station just 2.5 kilometers
away. The 30-minute high-speed train from Shanghai makes it convenient for guests to travel between the two
Room at the AC Hotel by Marriott Suzhou
“We are excited to bring AC Hotels by Marriott to
Greater China, making it the seventh brand in our Select Brands
portfolio in the region, offering diverse experiences for
travelers and locals alike,” said Matthew Boettcher, Vice
President and Global Brand Leader, Distinctive Select Brand
Portfolio, Marriott International. “Suzhou is renowned for its
postcard-perfect water channels and canals, home to some
exquisitely designed Classical Chinese Gardens that strike a
balance of function and beauty, making it the ideal destination to
debut the design-driven AC Hotels brand in the country. AC Hotel
by Marriott Suzhou will create a seamless guest experience that
attracts discerning travelers, providing everything they need and
nothing they don’t.”
The hotel’s 135 guest rooms and suites
include five garden rooms that feature a private outdoor garden.
All rooms feature a
55-inch high-definition LCD television, a walk-in shower and
complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi.
Facilities at the hotel include an all-day dining restaurant,
a 24-hour fitness center, a 50-sqm meeting/event space, a lounge
and outdoor terrace that transforms into a bar at night.
“We are delighted to celebrate the opening of AC
Hotels’ first property in Greater China. Blending AC’s signature
design and concept with Suzhou-style aesthetics, we are proud to
showcase the city’s uniqueness to our guests,” said Vincent Li,
General Manager of AC Hotel by Marriott Suzhou. “We look forward
to welcoming guests to our purposefully designed spaces and
curated experiences the brand is known for.”
There are currently over 215 AC hotels in 30
countries and territories.
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