Marriott brings AC brand to Jamaica

The AC Hotel Kingston, Jamaica, has 219 rooms. Photo credit: Marriott International

The AC Hotel Kingston, Jamaica, has opened as the Marriott brand's first property on the island. 

The property has 219 rooms, a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor pool, an AC Kitchen and the AC Lounge for co-working and socializing. The hotel also has 18,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities that can host up to 600 individuals, making it the largest event space in the city. 

The hotel is owned by the local Stewart family, which expects the property to support the country’s tourism sector. In a recent walk-through of the hotel, Minister of Tourism for Jamaica Edmund Bartlett noted, “The debut of a brand like AC Hotels in Kingston will solidify the city’s status as a strong city tourism destination.”

The AC Hotel Kingston, Jamaica joins the AC Hotel by Marriott San Juan Condado as the brand’s second hotel in the region.

Now 21 years old, the AC brand joined the the Marriott International portfolio in 2011, launching AC Hotels by Marriott globally in locations that include France, Denmark, the United States, Latin America and Puerto Rico.