Marriott International is opening its first hotel in Ulyanovsk, Russia with the 135-room Courtyard by Marriott Ulyanovsk. The hotel, which will be built to the new Courtyard by Marriott brand European prototype, will operate under a management agreement with LLC New City. It is expected to open in 2015.
With the contemporary interior design and functionality of the new Courtyard by Marriott prototype designed to appeal to the European traveller, the hotel’s 135 guestrooms will have clean lines and natural light. The rooms will be equipped with work space, task lighting and multiple, accessible outlets making plugging in easy.
The hotel’s contemporary lobby will support the business traveler’s needs for dining, meeting and socializing with flexible seating, an interactive GoBoard screen featuring the latest news, weather and local information and a 24-hour market. The hotel will also have an all-day bistro restaurant with menu items adapted to local tastes and demand. Additional hotel facilities include a large 2,130 square feet meeting room divisible by four, a business lounge and a fitness room.
The first Courtyard by Marriott hotel built to the new European prototype is the Courtyard Aberdeen Airport, Scotland.
The Courtyard Ulyanovsk will be located in the commercial center of the city and just a short drive from its historic heart. Its prime location on the bank of the Sviyaga River offers a green and attractive setting.
Ulyanovsk is the birthplace of Vladimir Lenin and today serves as a hub of industry and commerce with aerospace, automobile and mechanical engineering being the mainstay industries.