Marriott International today announced the opening of Renaissance Nanjing Olympic Centre Hotel, its first hotel in Nanjing, recognized as one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China. Renaissance Hotels is a highly acclaimed hotel brand appealing to next generation lifestyle business travelers who seek to discover unexpected cultural experiences with every trip. Under a long-term management agreement with Huatai Securities Co., Ltd., the 251-room Renaissance Nanjing Olympic Centre Hotel invites guests to enjoy their trips with inspiring discoveries in Nanjing, dubbed as “the City of Emperors” for being the capital city of several dynasties in ancient China.
Located in the Jianye district of Nanjing, Renaissance Nanjing Olympic Centre Hotel is at the heart of the Hexi central business district and adjacent to Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre as well as the Nanjing International Expo Centre. High-end shopping arcades and a variety of intriguing restaurants and bars are in the proximity, inspiring visitors to discover an unusual journey there. The hotel is merely about 12 kilometers from Nanjing South Railway Station, 16 kilometers from Nanjing Railway Station and 40 kilometers from Nanjing Lukou International Airport.
“Nanjing is strategically located in the booming Yangtze delta area and features a burgeoning economy. This juxtaposes with the city’s profound cultural heritage and makes it the perfect location for a Renaissance hotel. Renaissance Hotels is a global lifestyle hospitality brand that inspires its guests to discover unusual local experiences. Renaissance Nanjing Olympic Centre Hotel is well poised to deliver such brand promises,” said Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer of Marriott International, Greater China.
“As the first Marriott International hotel in Nanjing, we would like to enliven the senses of Renaissance Hotels in this historical city. Through our hotel, guests would be able to find something unconventional to help them discover genuine local experiences in Nanjing. These may inspire them to think creatively, help them do their jobs better, or give them an anecdote they can take home or to their next meeting,” said Coco Wen, General Manager of Renaissance Nanjing Olympic Centre Hotel.
Renaissance Nanjing Olympic Centre Hotel captures the spirit of Wanderlust, the brand’s new global design philosophy reflecting a contemporary transformation to appeal to the next gen business traveler. The hotel has 251 tastefully appointed guestrooms including 19 suites that offer a full array of luxury facilities and amenities. All rooms are equipped with luxurious bedding, flat screen HD TV with connectivity panel for personal electronic devices, spacious work desk with ergonomic leather chair, high-speed internet access and Wi-Fi, mini-bar, full-size ironing board and iron, hair dryer, in-room safe, separate bath tub and rainforest shower, individual climate control and panel-controlled curtain.
The hotel provides several fascinating dining options that include Wan Li, an upscale Chinese restaurant with 18 private dining rooms, offering authentic Huaiyang cuisine and local gourmet delights at its best; Food Studio, an all-day dining restaurant with three private dining rooms and an outdoor dining area, features a sumptuous international buffet and a first-of-its-kind ice-cream maker imported from Italy with 12 diverse flavors of Movenpick ice-cream to pamper the sweet tooth; R Bar offers a variety of cocktails, local beer, fresh juices, coffee, locally inspired drinks and seasonal alcoholic concoctions; Pixie is the hotel patisserie that specializes in freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, cakes and brewed coffee; Club Lounge provides guests of executive floors with exclusive happy hour services.
The hotel offers over 2,300 square meters of dedicated event space on a single level and eight tech savvy meeting rooms. It also has a dedicated team to provide guests with Renaissance Hotels’ proprietary “R.E.N. Meetings” service. This service aims at advising customers on how to stage meeting the way they have always wished it could be.
For recreational facilities, the hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre, an indoor swimming pool and a spa. It also features Renaissance Hotels exclusive NAVIGATOR concierge program and its recognized entertainment program, known for bringing the very best of music, arts, culinary and more into each of the brand’s 160 hotels around the world.