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Atlanta Marriott Marquis Completes $38 million
Renovation to all 1,675 rooms

ATLANTA, GA., – April 13, 2006 – Atlanta’s largest, premier convention hotel, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis recently unveiled a cutting-edge, $38 million renovation to all 1,675-guest rooms and suites. Exceptionally located in the heart of Peachtree Center, the award-winning and legendary hotel, owned by Host Marriott, is a leader in the city’s emerging trend to continue the revitalization and refurbishment of one of the most popular convention destinations in the country, Atlanta. 

“With the integration of these state-of-the-art enhancements to our rooms product, we have created a setting that is ideal for work and relaxation, solidifying our position as a leader in downtown Atlanta for years to come,” stated General Manager, Gary Gentile. 

Prior to embarking on this extensive renovation project, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis conducted an in-depth guest research study and surmised that their clientele desired a strong balance of style, technology, and comfort when deciding where to stay.  As a result, each newly appointed retreat incorporates a fine collection of contemporary wood furnishings and distinctive silver light fixtures, amidst a backdrop of delicately blended earth tone colors. The bathrooms are topped off with exquisite granite countertops and all new chrome fixtures.  Marriott’s new luxurious bedding completes the bold transformation, boasting plusher mattresses, softer sheets and more pillows. The package also features 300-thread-count, cotton-rich, white top and fitted bottom sheets; down comforter nestled inside sheeted duvets; euro shams and a decorative bed scarf. Business travelers will appreciate a spacious workspace that encompasses a sleek ergonomic desk and chair, high-speed Internet and the coming arrival of plasma TV’s. 

With 120,000 square-feet of high-tech meeting space nearly all on one level, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis also offers the following on-site amenities: connecting indoor/outdoor pool; fitness center complete with steam room, sauna and massage therapy; five restaurants and lounges; Kinko’s Business Center; concierge and concierge level/lounge and more. It is also located near the Georgia World Congress Center, Phillips Arena, Georgia Dome, Turner Field, Atlantic Station and the newly opened Georgia Aquarium. 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with over 2,700 lodging properties in the United States and 66 other countries and territories. 


Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Also See: Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis and Hilton Atlanta Form Alliance to Collectively Market 4,159 Guest Rooms / October 2005
Host Marriott Acquires a Controlling Interest In the $259 Million Atlanta Marriott Marquis / Feb 1998


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