Marriott International’s JW Marriott brand has debuted in the Pacific region with the opening of a resort and spa in Gold Coast.
The JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort and Spa is situated just a few minutes from the beach of Surfers Paradise. It is located close to attractions such as Dreamworld and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.
The Décor is inspired by the hotel’s natural surroundings, with the public spaces and lobby “embodying the beauty and relaxed mood of coastal Queensland”.
The hotel consists of 223 spacious rooms and suites ranging from the basic ‘Guest Room’ to the ‘1 Bedroom Presidential Suite’.
The rooms draw inspiration from the urban beachside location and feature soft natural colour palettes and materials.
The hotel offers 6 dining venues featuring locally sourced produce. They are:
The lobby houses Chapter and Verse – a lounge that transforms in to a cocktail bar in the evenings, with indoor and outdoor seating that overlooks the lagoon and pool areas.
Citrique Restaurant offers breakfast, brunch and a seafood market experience. This restaurant includes a show kitchen with live cooking.
Within Cutrique is the JW Market, the hotel’s café which serves coffee and grab-and-go items.
Misono is inspired by the famous Harajuku laneways and offers Japanese cuisine at its Izakaya sushi bar, tearoom and whisky bar with an outdoor terrace.
The Pool Bar offers lights meals, snacks and refreshments.
JW Garden offers farm-to-table experiences, with cooking classes and speciality drinks.
The resort houses a fitness centre and also offers daily relaxation activities, including guided meditation sessions, which promise to leave guests “feeling nourished and revitalised in body and soul”.
The Spa by JW offers customised treatments to its customers with a holistic approach to well-being. There is also a kid’s activities centre.
The hotel also has 2000 square meter of meetings and events space with 11 rooms for different events, including 2 ballrooms.
The resort has both a saltwater lagoon and a freshwater pool, with private cabanas along the lagoon edge.
“We are excited to continue the growth of our luxury footprint and expand our brand portfolio in Australia with the opening of JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa. Despite the challenges from ongoing international air travel restrictions, we have nevertheless seen strong demand within the luxury hospitality segment this year. We are greatly encouraged by this, and look forward to welcoming back local and international guests to experience the outstanding luxury and service of our newest property here in the beautiful Gold Coast.”, said Sean Hunt, Area Vice President, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific, Marriott.
“With its warm and welcoming approach to luxury, and experiences centred around mindfulness and togetherness, we believe the brand is particularly suited to the Australian traveller. JW Marriott’s enriching and thoughtfully-curated programming will enable guests to embark on a journey of discovery and renewal, with a transformative experience taking place the minute they walk through the door.”, said Jennie Toh, Vice President, Brand Marketing and Brand Management, Asia Pacific, Marriott.
JW Marriott brand currently operates nearly 100 hotels and resorts worldwide in over 30 countries and territories.
All photos by Marriott.