Saudi Arabia’s first JW Marriott and W Hotel will open in the mountain resort
Marriott International has announced the signing of an agreement to open two luxury properties in Trojena, NEOM’s mountain destination located in the north-west region of Saudi Arabia.
The W Hotel in Trojena will feature 236 guest rooms, including 47 suites, with uninterrupted views of the mountains and a freshwater lake. Design plans for the property include a Living Room lounge, poolside WET Deck, W Lounge, AWAY Spa and FIT fitness centre. The hotel will also have four dining outlets and retail space.
The property will be situated within the region’s Lake Village, which will deliver residential, hospitality and commercial experiences on the shores of the 2.8km lake.
Situated in The Bow, described as "a futuristic water world combining nature with technology", Trojena's JW Marriott Hotel will be aimed at luxury travellers interested in well-being experiences.
Immersed within the lake itself, the substructure will be designed to withstand the weight and pressure of the surrounding water. Plans for the hotel include 500 luxury rooms and suites, and extensive entertainment and recreational offerings including five dining venues, a fitness club, a kids' club, a swimming pools and spa, a ballroom and multiple meeting spaces. The communal spaces, including an atrium capable of hosting large events, will be adaptable to allow for multi-purpose year-round use.
Commenting on the announcement, Chadi Hauch, Marriott International regional vice president, Lodging Development, Middle East, said: “We are excited to work with NEOM to develop these two exciting properties in one of the most highly anticipated developments in the world.
"W Hotels continues to redefine the luxury hospitality sector, and NEOM is an ideal fit with its vision centred around innovation, creativity, design and exploration, while JW Marriott, one of our flagship brands, will bring its legacy of extraordinary hospitality, thoughtful design and enriching experiences.”
NEOM Hotel Development executive director Chris Newman added: “JW Marriott and W Hotels are two powerful and purpose-driven brands, carefully tailored to meet the expectations of the next generation luxury traveller.
"The JW Marriott will be paramount in positioning Trojena as a class-leading venue for major global conferences and exhibitions, as well as high profile events, while W Hotels will transform the way visitors of our mountain destination enjoy entertainment, culture and culinary experiences.”
Trojena is pegged to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games.
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