Marriott Hotels, the flagship of the 30 extraordinary Marriott Bonvoy® hotel brands, today announced the opening of the highly anticipated Barranquilla Marriott Hotel, a tribute to the vibrant city of Barranquilla known as the “Golden Gate of Colombia”, surrounded by lush tropical landscapes and colors of the Colombian Caribbean. Featuring thoughtfully thoughtful modern design, multiple food and beverage outlets, an outdoor pool, as well as ample meeting space. This new hotel will be an ideal destination for global travelers who appreciate blending business and leisure travel while learning and experiencing new cultures.
“Colombia is a destination known for its lively and rich culture, with Barranquilla being a dynamic seaport and the capital of Cumbia. We are excited to expand the company's presence in the country with the opening of the Barranquilla Marriott Hotel,” said Brian King, President, Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) for Marriott International. “Marriott Hotels has always been a place where guests can easily combine work and play, and Barranquilla, with its vibrant business community, charming heritage and modern dining scene perfectly located on the banks of the Magdalena River, is the ideal home. for this new avant-garde hotel”.
Symbolizing the continuing evolution of Marriott Hotels, guests are drawn to contemporary and comfortable spaces, inviting them to relax from the moment they arrive, starting with the Greatroom lobby – the elegant hub of the hotel that allows guests to combine work with pleasure. The 191 spacious rooms, as well as its nine suites, have a modern and innovative design, characterized by the warm tones of the wood that reflect the tropical vegetation of the dry forest typical of the area, bright and cheerful colors, flooded with natural light and incorporating an exclusively Colombian character. Each room features tech-enabled work surfaces, open closets to ease the fear of forgetting clothes, relaxing baths, and LED televisions. Also,
“We are excited to bring Marriott Hotels to Barranquilla and continue to expand our global footprint in enriching destinations,” said Jason Nuell, Senior Vice President, Premium Brands, Marriott International. "The Marriott Hotels name is synonymous with hospitality, earning the trust of travelers around the world, and the Barranquilla Marriott Hotel is poised to continue enlivening the brand's legacy with its sophisticated spaces, exceptional service and elevated experiences."
Barranquilla Marriott Hotel features two restaurants and a bar, inviting guests to experience local culture through Colombian food, music and hospitality. Named after the women who have enriched the city's culinary culture, Amira Restaurant delights diners with elevated local cuisine, featuring dishes made with local produce and adding creative twists. Café Meira highlights a coffee ritual, with a wide range of Colombian coffee flavors, local breads and pastries. The Rum Room offers guests unique tastings and pairings in a space dedicated to spirits produced in sugarcane-growing destinations. Available to Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite, Titanium Elite, and Ambassador Elite members, as well as for interested guests, the M Club – a flagship brand in Marriott hotels worldwide – is an exclusive space to rest, recharge and refocus, every day at any time. A range of complimentary food and beverage options are offered throughout the day including hot breakfast, late-night drinks and snacks, and premium beverages. Additional amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, guest laundry, outdoor pool, and special accommodations for our four-legged guests. A range of complimentary food and beverage options are offered throughout the day including hot breakfast, late-night drinks and snacks, and premium beverages. Additional amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, guest laundry, outdoor pool, and special accommodations for our four-legged guests. A range of complimentary food and beverage options are offered throughout the day including hot breakfast, late-night drinks and snacks, and premium beverages. Additional amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, guest laundry, outdoor pool, and special accommodations for our four-legged guests.
Designed to encourage collaboration, the hotel's Next Gen Meeting Spaces can accommodate a wide variety of group formats and sizes. With over 2,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 750-person ballroom, the hotel is the perfect destination for business or social gatherings.
“We are pleased to welcome global and local travelers alike to our new hotel with an enriching experience inspired by the local and lively culture of the city of Barranquilla,” said Marcela Steffens, General Manager, Barranquilla Marriott Hotel. "Offering a prime location whether traveling for business or pleasure or a mix of both, we hope to deliver excellence every time with warm service."
Located on the Caribbean Coast, Barranquilla is one of the five largest cities in Colombia and a major tourist destination for residents and travelers alike. The city is recognized for being the birthplace of renowned musicians, writers, athletes and fashion designers, as well as being the venue for Colombia's main cultural event – the Barranquilla Carnival – four days full of magic, music, color and joy that take place celebrate every year. Barranquilla is the largest city on the Caribbean coast, located next to the Magdalena River delta and near the Caribbean Sea, serving as a port for river and maritime transport.
The Marriott Barranquilla Hotel will participate in Marriott Bonvoy® – Marriott International's award-winning travel program – allowing its members to earn and redeem points for their stay at the new hotel, and at other hotels and resorts from the extraordinary portfolio of Marriott Bonvoy brands ®. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members enjoy a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.