Marriott International to open two new hotels in Costa Rica
The two new hotels will be located in the Greater Metropolitan Area, and will be the first Fairfield by Marriott and the second Residence Inn by Marriott in the country
Marriott International, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Saxum Group to develop the first Fairfield by Marriott and the second Residence Inn by Marriott in Costa Rica, increasing its portfolio to 17 hotels in this coveted market. The new properties will have 125 and 117 rooms, respectively.
"We are proud to work with Saxum Group to bring the Fairfield by Marriott brand to Costa Rica and add the Residence Inn by Marriott to enhance the hospitality offering in the Greater San José Metropolitan Area (GMA)," said Pablo Botero, Senior Director of Development for Central America and the Caribbean of Marriott International. "The continued expansion of the GMA has become an attraction for international companies seeking strategic developments in the country, and we are excited to be part of this expansion."
Known for its adventure and leisure tourism, Costa Rica has long been a business center in the region and remains one of the most attractive Latin American countries for doing business. The destination is ranked by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as number one in innovation in Latin America and a coveted market for foreign direct investment.
“We are delighted to be collaborating with Marriott International on this important project. Together we hope to change the current landscape of Curridabat and Coyol and also attract new development investments to the country ”, stated Rodrigo Quirós Carballo, president of Saxum Group.
Residence Inn Alajuela will be located in Coyol de Alajuela, known as the country's new logistics center with easy access to the San José International Airport. Located near QALMA, a modern 13-story residential skyscraper, and the only vertical housing development in the area, the hotel will enhance the hospitality offering in this up-and-coming neighborhood.
With 117 spacious brand-name suites designed for comfortable living, working and sleeping, travelers can maximize their time and progress while on the go with fully equipped kitchens in each suite, supermarket delivery service, 24-hour take-out markets. daily 7 days a week and complimentary breakfasts.
Fairfield by Marriott San Jose Curridabat will have 125 rooms with the brand's contemporary and stimulating design to provide a hassle-free experience for guests to maintain their routines while on the road. This property will be located in Guayabos de Curridabat, a growing business center east of San José.