Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) yesterday announced the opening of the new 205-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Santiago, Chile. The hotel is situated immediately adjacent to the existing 280-room Santiago Marriott in the Las Condes business district filled with restaurants, bars and shops, the Courtyard will offer easy access to all of Santiago including the renowned Mall Parque Arauco and Araucano Park, located a few steps away from the hotel and some of the best views of the Andes Mountains.
“Chile’s growing middle class and booming economy have generated tremendous demand for mid-priced hotel properties,” said Tim Sheldon, President of the Caribbean & Latin America at Marriott International. “Courtyard understands today’s travelers’ needs and provides an upscale experience and space to blend work and fun. Its contemporary design and use of innovative technology has led to its continuous global growth and popularity, especially here in Latin America.”
“Santiago has quickly become a premier business hub in Latin America and we’ve seen tremendous success at the Marriott Santiago. With the arrival of the Courtyard by Marriott in Chile, we are excited to debut a new brand in the market that combines innovative technology with style and comfort. ,” said Eduardo Yoshimoto, General Manager of the hotel.
In addition to 205 guest rooms and suites, the hotel features the brand’s refreshing business lobby, The Bistro Restaurant & Bar that offers healthy choices made with fresh local ingredients, five meeting rooms with 278.71m2 of meeting space, a fully-equipped fitness center, and a rooftop pool with a panoramic view of Las Condes.
The Courtyard by Marriott Santiago also offers a refreshing and stylish room design that helps guests stay connected, productive and comfortable. Thoughtfully planned, each room features plush bedding, a functional workspace, spacious bathrooms, a separate seating area and complimentary in-room high-speed Internet.
Marriott International is currently represented in Chile by the 280-room Santiago Marriott Hotel, the 182-room Renaissance Santiago Hotel and the 205-room The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago. In February 2015, the Courtyard by Marriott brand opened its first property in South America in Recife, Brazil and celebrated the opening of its 1,000th property worldwide.
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