Marriott Hotels today opened the doors to its second property in Abu Dhabi, the Marriott Hotel Al Forsan.
This 400-bed five-star hotel offers sophisticated design and innovation throughout, with inspirational views and new experiences appealing to both business and leisure travellers.
Marriott Hotel Al Forsan offers 612-sq-m of fluid meeting space and is designed to accommodate meetings, conferences and social occasions of all sizes. The Al Forsan Ballroom, Karam meeting room and the Boardroom offer the latest in high tech and high touch conferencing technology. The 450-sq-m ballroom which can cater for up to 400 guests is also available for everything from gala dinners to weddings.
Seven different styles of thoughtfully designed modern bedrooms are generously proportioned ranging from 42-sq-m to 212-sq-m, many offering unrivalled views of the Sports Resort’s waterski and wakeboarding lake and equestrian centre, paddock and polo field. Each room provides a restorative retreat fitted with modern amenities and innovative technology to ensure both comfort and connectivity during every stay. The personalised service, multilingual hosts and the concierge app ensure that every guest’s need is catered for.
All the room and event hire spaces can be formatted and segmented to accommodate a small meeting to a large scale event with dedicated staff and event planners to bring Marriott Hotels’ signature meetings concept, Meetings Imagined to life. The lobby also features a separate space for event organiser liaison and deal closing, offering comfort and ensuring privacy at all times.
The hotel offers an expansive outdoor space for events including the 1000 capacity open air terrace situated at the front of the hotel and surrounded by open air cooking facilities and a 50-m Olympic lap pool.
Six world class hospitality venues cater for every taste and mood from the finest modern contemporary cuisine to a fresh, seasonal and interactive approach to all day dining. The bars and restaurants offer travellers totally unique surroundings and atmosphere whether guests are looking to catch up on the latest sports action or raise a glass with colleagues.
Marriott Hotel Al Forsan is a new build property and boasts a number of green credentials including solar panels and many other sustainable features.
Richard Bleakley, the hotel’s general manager, said: “Opening the doors to this hotel has put a real marker in the ground for Marriott International in Abu Dhabi. The Marriott Hotel Al Forsan is set in a spectacular sports setting that will provide an elevated and inspired dimension to business travel whether it’s on site team building, large scale events or just offering a totally different relaxation experience once business is done. It offers facilities unlike any other resort and is a unique destination within a destination.”
Only 10 minutes from the airport, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi sits within the easily accessible and vibrant Khalifa City at the heart of Al Forsan International Sports Resort. - TradeArabia News Service