Courtyard by Marriott opens in World Heritage City of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center opened its doors in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres on 18 December 2015.
Close to the business district and attractions, including the main pedestrian street Nizhegorodsky Kremlin, the hotel, the 7th Courtyard branded hotel in Russia offers 143 rooms including a Presidential Suite with its own private entrance.
The hotel’s architecture is an extraordinary mix of modern and traditional with half a modern building connected to a 19th century renovated house that once belonged to a famous city merchant. It represents the charming architecture found in Western European art nouveau town houses.
The Courtyard design offers great efficiencies for business travelers with a flexible and minimalist space, while providing 24-hour access to food and drink. Free WIFI is available in all public areas, where guests can choose between more formal business meeting setting and relaxed seating for social gatherings.
The hotel’s ballroom, Svetloyar, housed in the historical part of the hotel preserved the luxurious style of 18th century Russian ballrooms and in keeping with this style, will serve Russian and European cuisine. Center 46 bistro is located in the hotel’s lobby and will cater for more casual dining and all day refreshments.
A fully equipped conference and boardroom make up the hotel’s meeting space, hosting up to 150 guests and offering state of the art technology and services to ensure excellent meeting experiences. In addition, the hotel can help with visa applications for guests and delegates.
Courtyard by Marriott celebrated its 1000th hotel milestone in March 2015 with the opening of Courtyard Washington Walla Walla, USA and has the largest global rooms pipeline across the Marriott portfolio. With a current presence in all 50 U.S. states, nearly 50 percent of new projects are expected be outside of the brand’s home country in the coming years, including two new hotels planned for Europe by the end of 2016. Courtyard celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2013 and remains Marriott’s second largest revenue generator.