JW Marriott opens in the Himalayas

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its luxury portfolio with the opening of its first resort in India, the JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa. The hotel is located in the hill station of Mussoorie, at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, also known as the "Queen of the Hills."

The hotel's interior and exterior design was inspired by its natural surroundings, the Himalayan Mountains. All guestrooms have private balconies, offering guests views of the surrounding hills and gardens. The new 115-room luxury resort is located approximately 280 miles from New Delhi, and approximately 40 miles from the nearest airport in Dehradun.

There are five specialty restaurants on the property. All-day dining JW Cafe serves local and international fares from its open kitchen; Teppan is the upscale restaurant serving Asian cuisine; Wisteria Deck is an outdoor Italian trattoria; Perch is a tea lounge; and Trout House Grill & Bar offers cocktails.


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The resort also houses the Cedar Spa by L'Occitane, which has five treatment rooms.

The resort was designed with families in mind, and features The Den, an entertainment center and kid's club that spans over 12,000 square feet and includes a two-lane bowling alley, billiard and pool tables, gaming consoles, library, nap areas and a Market with fresh food and beverages.

The hotel also holds one of the largest meeting spaces in the city with 3,300 total square feet across the Grand Orchard Ballroom, three break-out rooms, and a pre-function area.

The JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa is the brand's sixth property in India. Currently there are five other JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts properties in India, which are located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Pune and Bengaluru.