Marriott International Signs Agreement with Suzhou Jingyuan Hotel Management Co., Ltd. to Launch AC Hotels by Marriott Brand in Greater China

Marriott International, Inc., today announced that it has signed an agreement with Suzhou Jingyuan Hotel Management Co., Ltd., to bring design-focused AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Greater China. Scheduled to open in December 2022, the 135-room AC Hotel by Marriott Suzhou will be conveniently located in the heart of Suzhou, offering “The Perfectly Precise Hotel™” experience to locals and travelers alike.

“We are delighted to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott brand to Greater China. AC Hotels is known for its purposeful design that strikes the perfect balance between form and function, which fits perfectly into a scenic city like Suzhou,” said Gavin Yu, Business Development Manager, Greater China, Marriott International. “The planned launch of AC Hotels by Marriott will further enrich our selection portfolio in the region and provide more diverse travel experiences for consumers.”

AC Hotels by Marriott Suzhou will offer 135 modern and harmonious rooms and suites. An indulgent mix of planned dining options include the brand’s signature AC Kitchen serving European-inspired breakfast and the AC Lounge and Bar, offering gin and pewter, locally-inspired craft drinks and specialities..Considered, refined and useful, the hotel will also offer flexible spaces, including an AC store, a 24-hour fitness center, a meeting room and a laundry room.

“We are delighted to sign an agreement with Marriott International to bring the first AC Hotel by Marriott to China,” said Shuting He, Deputy General Manager, Hotel Opening and Operation, Suzhou Jingyuan Hotel Management Co., Ltd. “Designed to provide an effortless hotel experience, the lifestyle hotel will welcome its guests with the perfect blend of pleasure and efficiency.”

Located in the historic Gusu district of Suzhou, the AC Hotel by Marriott Suzhou is intended to attract guests seeking immersive artistic and cultural experiences with its proximity to UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Lion Grove Garden, the Humble Administrator’s Garden and the iconic Suzhou Museum. Meanwhile, the hotel will provide easy access to public transportation, walking distance from Beisi Pagoda subway station and about 2.5 km from Suzhou railway station.

Marriott International currently operates 15 hotels across eight brands in Suzhou, including W Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Le Méridien, Four Points by Sheraton, Element by Westin, Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott.

About AC Hotels by Marriott®
AC Hotels includes more than 210 hotels in 30 countries and territories. At AC Hotels, every moment has been designed, refined, shaped and thought out to create a seamless guest experience. Each AC hotel features purpose-designed signature spaces that strike the perfect balance between form and function. More specifically, the AC Lounge® invites guests and locals to collaborate during the day or enjoy signature cocktails and tapas in the evening. The AC Kitchen offers a European-inspired breakfast each morning. All of AC’s rooms and public spaces evoke a special sophistication, with elegant furnishings, curated artwork and intuitive technology. The brand is dedicated to the details that matter most to guests on their travels, with a mission to deliver The Perfectly Precise Hotel™ experience. For more information, visit www.ac-hotels.com and follow on Facebook, Twitterand instagram. AC Hotels is proud to be part of Marriott Bonvoy®, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments, and unparalleled benefits including free nights and recognition of elite status. To register for free or for more information about the program, visit www.marriottbonvoy.com.

About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and comprises a portfolio of more than 8,100 properties under 30 major brands spanning 139 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses resorts around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy®, its award-winning travel program. Join us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl ​​on Twitter and instagram.

Media Contacts
Jessica Zhu
Senior Director of Communications, Greater China
Marriott International
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Doris Ye
Communications Manager, Greater China
Marriott International
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Nicholas E. Crittendon