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The 204-room Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel Opens in Tlemcen, Algeria

September 7, 2011
- Marriott International, Inc. announced the opening of the newest gem in its Renaissance Hotels portfolio with the opening of the Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel, in the ancient city of Tlemcen, in northwestern Algeria.

Newly opened in the city of Tlemcen, a city steeped in the arts and history, the Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel offers panoramic views of the city from the exceptional viewing point of Plateau Lalla Setti. The new building, designed with an Arab-Moorish feel, rests perfectly within the context of the architectural tradition of the region, offering 204 luxuriously equipped rooms and suites. Customers may also enjoy the hotels unique amenities which include a fine dining restaurant, swimming pool, fitness center, Spa, Hammam and outdoor tennis court. The New York Times recently noted the exceptional richness of Tlemcen as a destination by including it as one of the most exciting places to visit in the world for this year. A cool climate in the mountains, and centuries of history and culture give the city a unique combination of music and art, handicrafts and textiles, in addition notable architecture, including the Great Mosque at Tlemcen, completed in 1136.

For dining and entertainment, the hotel offers a variety of options suitable for guests and locals of all tastes. Al Bustan, the hotel's Mediterranean restaurant, offers unique flavors from the region. Arabesque restaurant offers guests a twist on traditional Asian cuisine. The hotel also offers a comfortable lobby lounge and bar area, as well as Mirage Night Club.

For meeting and special events, the Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel offers a flexible space of 2500m including two reception rooms and a conference room equipped with six simultaneous translation booths and high speed internet access (HSIA).

Renaissance Hotels are known for authentic travel experiences which offer passionate travelers the opportunity to discover local experiences through hotel touch points including design, cuisine and distinct amenities.

RENAISSANCE HOTELS is an upscale brand with more than 150 properties in 34 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels has recently welcomed several new "gems" to its global collection – the boutique Renaissance Malmo hotel in Sweden, the historic Stanford Court hotel in San Francisco, the exotic Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino in the Dutch Caribbean, the opulent Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel and the modern Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. These hotels join a rich portfolio defined by distinctive and well-known icons such as the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach, La Concha Renaissance San Juan, Renaissance New York Hotel 57 and Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe.  All Renaissance hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. To make reservations and for more information visit  Follow Renaissance on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and via the RLife blog at

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