Marriott’s newest hotel in India, Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar, is officially open. This is Marriott’s second hotel in the hill station after Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar, which also features in my Top 10 list of 5 star hotels and resort in Maharashtra.
Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar is located on Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar Road. The resort is situated at a distance of 118 kilometres from Pune International Airport while Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is 261 kilometres away. The resort offers a paid shuttle service from/to Pune International Airport. Mahabaleshwar is known as “the Strawberry Capital of India” and guests staying at the hotel have easy access to an array of unique experiences including strawberry picking at various pluck parks and scenic picnic spot close to the Lingmala falls.
Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar features 95 guest rooms and villas. All of the rooms at the resort offer spectacular mountain views and a private balcony. 1 Bedroom Villas even feature a plunge pool.
Neeraj Govil, Senior Vice President, Operations Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), Marriott International, said:
We are excited to announce the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar, marking the brand’s 21st opening in India, attesting to the brand’s popularity and also further compliments the company’s commitment to growth in the country.
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Berry Library is the resort’s all day-dining restaurant having interactive buffets and thoughtfully curated a la carte menus. The restaurant has both indoor and alfresco settings providing the views of the lush green valley. Quarter Deck – Bar & Grill, the hotel’s outdoor pool bar, is set high above the Venna river with magnificent view of the valley. Here, fusion food and handcrafted cocktails are offered. Guests can savour quick bites, canapés and pastries at roof top open air, casual coffee house ‘Cloud Cafe’. Sigri, the Indian fine dining restaurant is an ode to the decadent royalty and richness of the cuisines of the Nawabs. Savor delicacies prepared the traditional way, slow cooked over smoldering wood fires, bringing alive in all its authenticity, the rich, aromatic flavors of Imperial India.
Facilities at the resort include a fitness centre featuring cardiovascular equipment and free weight and PLAY, a dedicated space for kids. There’s also an infinity swimming pool present at the hotel featuring incredible mountain views along with a children’s pool and jacuzzi. Jogging/fitness trail, a badminton court, carrom board, foosball and table tennis are also available at the hotel.
Siddharth Sathe, Hotel Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar, said:
We are excited to open Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar. The city’s captivating view and cultural experiences attract travelers from near and far. We look forward to bringing our signature offerings to our guests through thoughtfully curated experiences.
The Spa, opening in May 2022, is a spectacular vision of nature and is set against the backdrop of the stunning Western Ghats. Guests can experience a blend of classic therapies at the spa that help you achieve inner peace and a soothing state of mind. Courtyard by Marriott Mahabaleshwar has 4 event rooms totalling 78,996 square feet of space. The largest events space has a capacity to hold 1000 people.
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