Marriott has announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Shillong, thus expanding its presence in North-Eastern India.
Nestled in lush greenery and rich landscapes, Courtyard by Marriott Shillong is located about 30 kilometres from the Shillong airport. Located in the heart of Shillong, also known as the Scotland of the East, the property is surrounded by breath-taking mountain views, offering guests both the vibe of a bustling city and the peaceful respite of nature.
Shillong is the perfect destination for travellers who are in search of unexplored terrains like the Living Roots Bridge, which are amongst the most unique bridges in the world, made entirely from living tree branches, trunks and roots. The city is built close to nature, with endless mountains and majestic waterfalls as its backdrop. Its charm is enhanced with old school cathedrals, museums, eclectic cafes and vibrant markets, perfect for that leisurely evening stroll. Shillong is also popularly known for the Cherry Blossom Festival that takes place in November. During the festival the city is covered in a beautiful hue of pink and is the perfect platform that spotlights the music, fine arts and culture while paying ode to the ethereal beauty of the flowers.
The hotel features 182 guest rooms and suites, including both deluxe and luxury suites. Featuring a warm colour palette with shades of white and yellow the rooms feature amenities that encourage a balance of work and relaxation. Light-filled and spacious, they open up to beautiful hill and city views. The family suite comes with a private kid’s play area designed to keep little guests entertained and engaged.
The hotel features the classic Courtyard’s design philosophy with lots of wood accents and subtle shades of white.
We are very pleased to grow our presence in the East with the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott Shillong, as the demand for travel coincides with the piqued interest of travellers seeking to discover new and emerging cities across India. Courtyard by Marriott Shillong marks the 26th Courtyard by Marriott to join the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio in India and further compliments our growing footprint in the country.said Ranju Alex, Area Vice President – South Asia, Marriott International.
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Spectra restaurant serves up a casually elegant environment paired with a modern approach to traditional Indian cuisine. This all-day dining establishment features interactive cooking stations and Indian, Asian and Western dishes.
Freshly baked breads and coffees are available at The Shillong Baking Company while Tavern Club serves a full menu of snacks and beverages in the afternoon and late into the night.
We are thrilled with the launch of the Courtyard by Marriott Shillong. We offer a prime location for both business and leisure travel. The Northeast is a melting pot of Indian and Southeast Asian cultures and guests can soak up the diverse spirit of the region through its cuisines, landscapes and traditions. Courtyard by Marriott Shillong will blend this timeless culture with modern forward-thinking hospitality to create a truly immersive guest experience in a unique setting.Tushar Nagar, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Shillong.
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Facilities at the hotel include an on-site fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and Pura Vida Spa offering traditional Indian therapies, as well as modern rejuvenation treatments blended with thoughtful amenities. The Spa area also features a Hammam equipped with temperature-controlled chambers.
Travellers with business on their mind can make use of the hotel’s functional work areas comprising 9,130 square feet of meetings and events space, with three multi-functional conference rooms equipped with smart technology.
Meanwhile, Marriott recently announced plans to open seven new Fairfield by Marriott hotels in Japan this year.
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