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11/09/2015

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts - Fact Sheet

JWLogoBlackVerBrand Overview: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is Marriott International’s luxury brand that consists of 76 exceptional properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These hotels are warmly authentic, putting guests at ease in an environment of relaxed elegance and effortless luxury. Reflecting their locale, they provide quietly luxurious, though purposeful and meaningful, services that help travelers achieve their personal goals and advance their ambitions without distraction or disruption, resulting in a rare harmony of beautifully delivered experiences where the primary purpose is the guests’ over-all well-being.  JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts are focused on fostering a sense of well-being through state-of-the-art fitness centers and award-winning spas and imaginative cuisine. It is here that luxury is experienced through the richness of authenticity, discovered in the beauty of craftsmanship and delivered with an intuitive response to personal expectation.

History: The first JW Marriott Hotel opened in February 1984 on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., as a tribute to the founder of Marriott Corporation, predecessor to Marriott International. The first JW Marriott properties in other regions of the world are:

  • Asia—JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, 1989
  • Middle East—JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, 1993
  • Latin America—JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City, 1996
  • Europe—JW Marriott Hotel Bucharest, 2000

Target Guest: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers who seek a hotel experience that embodies confident sophistication without pretense. They value authenticity and expect highly crafted experiences that are anticipatory and artfully delivered.

Competitive Frame: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts compete with other fine luxury hotel brands such as Fairmont, Park Hyatt, Shangri-La and Conrad and high-end independent properties.

Development Strategy: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts are expanding into gateway cities and established resort destinations as well as emerging luxury markets throughout the world.

Hotel Attributes JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ attributes include:

  • Dramatic and distinctive architectural and interior features
  • Spacious guest rooms with luxurious appointments & amenities
  • Restaurants and lounges that offer unique and imaginative dining experiences
  • Fitness centers and spas with state-of-the-art equipment and pampering spa-like environments
  • Executive Business Centers with 24-hour access offering an environment conducive for work or meetings and a full spectrum of business services
  • Oversized residential-like Executive Lounges offering a relaxing environment and superior food and beverage services
  • Large complement of staff poised to assist as needed
  • Enhanced access to services so that guests can work and live on their preferred schedule

The JW Marriott portfolio currently includes 76 properties offering 33,000+ rooms in 27 countries. 

The Americas

North America

  • 371-room JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, Georgia
  • 610-room JW Marriott Hotel Chicago, Illinois
  • 296-room JW Marriott Miami, Florida
  • 357-room JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Florida
  • 494-room JW Marriott New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 998-room JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Florida
  • 340-room JW Marriott Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1,005-room JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 772-room JW Marriott Hotel Washington, District of Columbia
  • 453-room Camelback Inn, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 884-room Desert Springs, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, California
  • 514-room JW Marriott Hotel Houston, Texas
  • 175-room Le Merigot, A JW Marriott Beach Hotel & Spa, Santa Monica, California
  • 545-room JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Nevada
  • 950-room JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona
  • 196-room JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek, Colorado
  • 509-room JW Marriott Essex House New York, New York
  • 575-room JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona
  • 338-room JW Marriott Hotel San Francisco, California
  • 221-room JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa, Toronto, Canada
  • 1,002-room JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, Texas
  • 877-room JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, California
  • 298-room JW Marriott Houston Downtown, Texas
  • 1,012-room JW Marriott Austin, Texas

Latin America/Caribbean

  • 312-room JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City, Polanco, Mexico
  • 257-room JW Marriott Hotel Quito, Ecuador
  • 300-room JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
  • 150-room JW Marriott Hotel Cusco, Peru
  • 448-room JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, Mexico
  • 245-room JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 269-room JW Marriott Hotel Caracas, Venezuela
  • 310-room JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Costa Rica
  • 246-room JW Marriott Bogota, Colombia
  • 221-room JW Marriott Mexico City, Santa Fe, Mexico
  • 299-room JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa, Mexico
  • 122-room JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort
  • 150-room JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo

Asia-Pacific

  • 602-room JW Marriott Hong Kong, China
  • 320-room JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou, China
  • 561-room JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 441-room JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
  • 496-room JW Marriott Hotel Seoul, South Korea
  • 333-room JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 265-room JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Thailand
  • 355-room JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai, India
  • 412-room JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya, Indonesia
  • 342-room JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square, China
  • 588-room JW Marriott Hotel Beijing, China
  • 287-room JW Marriott Hotel Medan, Indonesia
  • 411-room JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen, China
  • 298-room JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, Thailand
  • 160-room JW Marriott Chandigarh, India
  • 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Pune, India
  • 297-room JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru, India
  • 523-room JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity, India
  • 450-room JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 177-room JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, South Korea
  • 407-room JW Marriott Hotel Beijing Central, China
  • 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou, China
  • 115-room JW Marriott Mussoorie, India
  • 466-room JW Marriott Chongqing City Centre, China
  • 501-room JW Marriott Changfeng Shanghai Park, China
  • 353-room JW Marriott Hotel Bao’an, China
  • 550-room JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, India
  • 228-room JW Marriott Zhejiang Anji, China
  • 1,015-room JW Marriott Macau Galaxy, China

Europe

  • 402-room JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Romania
  • 494-room Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London, England
  • 261-room JW Marriott Cannes, France
  • 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Ankara, Turkey
  • 243-room JW Marriott Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 266-room JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy

Middle East & Africa

  • 351-room JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 1,484-room JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, UAE
  • 313-room JW Marriott Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • 428-room JW Marriott Hotel Cairo, Egypt

Future Openings:
By 2020, the JW Marriott portfolio is expected to increase by 25+  hotels, bringing the brand total to 100+ properties in 30+ countries. 

The Americas

North America

  • 332-room JW Marriott Bloomington Mall of America, Minnesota (2015)
  • 350-room JW Marriott Vancouver Place Stadium, British Columbia, Canada (2016)
  • 450-room JW Marriott Nashville Downtown, Tennessee (2017)
  • 466-room JW Marriott Anaheim Downtown, California (2018)
  • 400-room JW Marriott Hotel Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico (2018)

Asia Pacific

  • 300-room JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata, India (2016)
  • 320-room JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu, China (2017)
  • 300-room JW Marriott Hainan Clear Water Bay Resort & Spa, China (2017)
  • 275-room JW Marriott Jakarta Kemang Village, Indonesia (2017)
  • 328-room JW Marriott Xiamen East, China (2017)
  • 345-room JW Marriott Kunming Resort & Spa, China (2017)
  • 276-room JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan, China (2017)
  • 313-room JW Marriott Dalian, China (2017)
  • 345-room JW Marriott Shenyang, China (2017)
  • 208-room JW Marriott Jakarta West St. Moritz, Indonesia (2017)
  • 700-room JW Marriott Dhaka, Bangladesh (2018)
  • 220-room JW Marriott Palawan Puerto Princesa Resort & Spa, Philippines (2018)
  • 455-room JW Marriott Hotel Guangzhou, China (2018)
  • 332-room JW Marriott Xi'an, China (2018)
  • 495-room JW Marriott Marquis Shanghai Pudong (2019)
  • 189-room JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa Chalong Bay, Thailand (2019)

Middle East/Africa

  • 176-room JW Marriott Tamuda Bay Resort, Morocco (2016)
  • 305-room JW Marriott Muscat Convention Center, Oman (2018)
  • 320-room JW Marriott Hotel Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2018)
  • 400-room JW Marriott Cairo Mena House, Egypt (2018)
  • 307-room JW Marriott Casablanca Marina, Morocco (2019)
  • 299-room JW Marriott Doha, Qatar (2019)

Recent Awards:             

  • JW Marriott has been named #3 in the luxury segment in J.D. Power & Associates’ 2015 ‘North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study’; ranked one of the top luxury hotel brands since 2012
  • Business Travel News' 2014 U.S. Hotel Chain Survey ranked JW Marriott the #7 hotel brand among business travelers in the ‘Luxury’ category
  • JW Marriott named #2 luxury brand in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ASCI) in both 2014 and 2015
  • JW Marriott ranked #3 in the 2015 Best Multinational Workplaces in Latin America
  • JW Marriott received the 2014 VIBE VISTA Awardfor the best hotel wine program
  • US News & World Report 'Best Hotels of 2015'
    • JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa – Best Hotels in Cancun
    • JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek – Best Hotels in Denver
    • JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City – Best Hotels in Mexico City
    • JW Marriott Indianapolis – Best Hotels in Indianapolis
    • JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes – Best Hotels in Orlando - Walt Disney World
    • JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa – Best Hotels in San Antonio
    • JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa – Best Hotels in Phoenix
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2015: JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi
  • AAA Four Diamond Award 2015:JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa (2003); JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa (2012); JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa (2005); JW Marriott L.A. Live (2011); JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa (1987); JW Marriott San Francisco (1990); JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot (2002); JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek (2004); JW Marriott Hotel Miami (2003); JW Marriott Marquis Miami (2012); JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes (2004); JW Marriott Buckhead Atlanta (1990); JW Marriott Chicago (2011); JW Marriott Indianapolis (2011); JW Marriott New Orleans (1985); JW Marriott Grand Rapids (2007); JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa (2005); JW Marriott Essex House New York (1992); JW Marriott Houston (2009); JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa (2010); JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa (2009); JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City (1997); JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa (2014)
  • AAA Five Diamond Award 2014:JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
  • Forbes Travel Guide ‘Four Star Award’ for top hotels
    • 2015: JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square
    • 2013: JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Essex House
  • Forbes Travel Guide ‘Recommended Rating Award’ for top hotels
    • 2015: JW Marriott Chicago, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Essex House; Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel
  • Conde Nast Traveler  ‘Gold List’
    • 2014: JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Bogota
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards
    • 2015: JW Marriott Hotel Beijing; JW Marriott Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Hotel Seoul; JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa; JW Marriott El Covento Cusco; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai; JW Marriott Indianapolis; JW Marriott Austin; JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel; JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
    • 2014: JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Beijing; JW Marriott Chongqing City Centre; JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai; JW Marriott Hotel Seoul; JW Marriott Hotel Bogota; JW Marriott El Convento Cusco; JW Marriott Hotel Lima 
    • 2013: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City; JW Marriott Las Vegas; Camelback Inn, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Starr Pass; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Grand Rapids; JW Marriott Hotel Bogota; JW Marriott Mumbai; JW Marriott Chongqing; JW Marriott Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Hotel Beijing; JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Grand Rapids
    • 2012: JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot; JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek; JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Ihilani Ko Olina Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Beijing; JW Marriott Mumbai; JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Lima; JW Marriott Bogota; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Quito
  • Conde Nast Traveler ‘Readers’ Choice Awards’ for Best International Hotels for Business Travel
    • 2014: JW Marriott Hotel Beijing; JW MarriottBangkok
  • Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best Hotels Awards
    • 2015: JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Bangkok; JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Marquis Miami; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Mexico City; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa: JW Marriott Quito; JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
    • 2014: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square: JW Marriott Bangkok; JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Quito Hotel; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
    • 2013: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City; JW Marriott Guanacaste Hotel & Resort; JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok; JW Marriot Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
    • 2012: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City
  • Travel + Leisure ‘World’s IT List: Best New Hotels
    • 2014: JW Marriott Cusco
    • 2013: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
  • Celebrated Living ‘Readers’ Choice Platinum List’
    • 2014: JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
    • 2013:JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina
  • International Hotel Awards‘Five Stars in Best Hotel and Best Convention Hotel categories, 2014-2015’: JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi 
  • India Health & Wellness Summit 2015 ‘Wellness Service Brand of the Year”: Spa by JW at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar

Contact:
Jessica Berkin, JW Marriott Global Public Relations
jessica.berkin@marriott.com

November 2015