SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – JUNE 22, 2022: AC Hotels by Marriott®, the design-led lifestyle brand part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, announces the opening of its new AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen, offering 147 new carefully designed rooms and suites to the province of Heredia, located just 5.1 kilometers from the Juan Santamaría International Airport. In addition, the new hotel offers five meeting rooms, an AC Fitness Center, the AC Kitchen restaurant, the AC Lounge, the AC Library and the AC Terrace with a pool and bar with panoramic views of the city skyline.

Located in the Cityzen Epicentro Laboral mixed-use complex, in La Rivera de Belén, which has offices, a convenience store, a clinical laboratory and a pharmacy, among other services; AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen brings together the best of Heredia, housed in a dynamic address. Close to the main office centers of the city, local natural attractions such as the Poás volcano and the country’s main airport.

The design focus of each space at the new AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen is optimal comfort and utility through modern decor with open layouts that offer functional beauty without distractions. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the lobby, guest rooms, and some meeting rooms provide elegant natural lighting while allowing views of the mountains of Costa Rica’s Central Valley. A white spiral staircase in the lobby provides elegance and, on the ceiling, a silver piece refers to Ojo de Agua, a renowned waterpark in the area that has been open for more than 80 years.

The new AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen is the fourth hotel of the brand in Central America and the second in Costa Rica, thus reaffirming the confidence of the brand and of Marriott International in the Costa Rican market, recognized for its efforts to develop sustainable tourism – where 25% of the national territory are protected areas–, for its natural wealth –the country is home to 5% of the world’s biodiversity–, and for the wide variety of activities to connect with nature, whether adventure or relaxation.

“We are excited to expand Marriott International’s presence in Costa Rica with the opening of AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen, our second hotel under the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand in the country. The arrival of AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen reinforces our commitment and vision for the region and will complement our existing offer with the addition of 147 rooms, under the brand’s signature modern design”, said Brian King, President of Marriott’s International Caribbean and Latin America region.

The AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen has 106 standard rooms, 26 premium rooms, 10 executive rooms with balcony, and 5 suites. Each room is equipped with a mini bar, coffee machine, LCD screen, open closet and work area, as well as air conditioning and main light switch.

AC Hotel by Marriott Heredia Belen features a range of collaborative spaces including the brand’s signature AC Lounge, a modern co-working space for creative gatherings by day and a buzzing social hub offering European-style tapas by night with the exclusive experience AC Gin Tonic, the signature cocktail of the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand, at night.

AC Kitchen offers the perfect place to have breakfast and start the day, with a proposal that brings together the most delicious international cuisine with European inspiration and local dishes.

AC Terrace exudes a ‘wow’ factor through its design, and through its pool and bar. The space provides simplicity and sophistication in the warm wood finishes, and offers breathtaking views of the mountains, it is the ideal area to relax and enjoy drinks and light meals, either at sunset or in the evenings.

The hotel offers a range of leisure facilities, including an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre, the AC Library, the perfect area to work or study, and meeting and event space designed to host groups of varying sizes.

The hotel houses 3,400 square meters of flexible meeting space, comprised of five fully equipped, functional, and modern meeting rooms for either corporate or social events. Both main rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows providing abundant natural light. Event organizers also have rooms next to the stairs. For more information or reservations, please visit