Marriott International Debuts in Madurai
The property is located near popular attractions including the Meenakshi Amman Temple, Alagar Koil, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace and Thiruparankundram Temple.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL has announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Madurai, making it the first Marriott International property in Madurai, a bustling hub situated in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The newest addition to the growing Courtyard by Marriott brand is centrally located and is within close proximity to the city’s landmark, Meenakshi Amman Temple.
“Marriott International is elated to debut in the heritage city of Madurai with the Courtyard by Marriott brand. The addition of Courtyard by Marriott Madurai brings the brand’s footprint in India to 16 hotels. Being the third largest city in Tamil Nadu, Madurai promises a lot of potential for travel and tourism sectors with its increased air, road and rail connectivity,” said Mr. Neeraj Govil – Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International Inc. “The Courtyard brand has been evolving to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers since it was founded 35 years ago. This new hotel in Southern India will be a showcase of the brand’s passion in supporting our guests with both their professional and personal pursuits.”
This smart, modern hotel features 86 guestrooms including four exquisite suites that are designed to perfectly balance form and function. Every guestroom features high-speed wireless internet, an LED TV, and a well-appointed work area with comfort lighting and a snug corner that’s suitable for both working and relaxing. The property also houses a fully-equipped fitness center, which allows for guests to maintain their fitness schedules, whilst on the road.
Narendra Babu, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Madurai said, “The opening of Courtyard by Marriott marks our entry into one of the most renowned cities of India, which is highly regarded for its wealth of cultural heritage and historic attractions. In addition to its cultural relevance, Madurai is also home to various manufacturing industries making it an important tourist destination for both business and pleasure in South India. We are thrilled to welcome guests into our stylish and comfortable spaces, with our warm and friendly hospitality and international quality standards the Courtyard the brand is known for.”
Guests also have the opportunity to enjoy three tempting dining options at the hotel. Madurai Kitchen is a welcoming all day dining restaurant which offers both à la carte options as well as the largest buffet spread in Madurai, with a selection of dishes that range from traditional local specialties to favorites from around the globe. Balcony, is a stylish bar that offers a classic selection of hot and cold drinks as well as a light food menu all-day long. In the afternoon, it becomes the perfect place to relax and enjoy a contemporary afternoon tea. At sunset, the Balcony transforms into a warm and welcoming cocktail bar offering a large selection of premium spirits, wines and creative cocktail creations. Lobby Lounge, is the deli at the lobby level offering freshly baked pastries and paninis, along with refreshing frappes and shakes.
Courtyard Madurai features 13,800 sqft of banquet space, catering to an array of corporate events, meetings, weddings and special events.
The property is located near popular attractions including the Meenakshi Amman Temple, Alagar Koil, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace and Thiruparankundram Temple. With its ideal location supported by warm, caring and personalized service, Courtyard by Marriott Madurai endeavors to become the most preferred hotel for business and leisure travelers in one of India’s rising travel and business destinations.
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