Marriott International has opened the JW Marriott Nara, the first international luxury hotel brand to open in Nara, as well as marks the debut of JW Marriott brand in Japan.
For meetings and events, a ballroom and four customisable meeting rooms lead off from the main lobby via a Grand Staircase, and collectively offer 640m2 of event space. Along with a dedicated events team to help with planning, the hotel also offers a bespoke â€śJW Wellness Breakâ€ť programme during meetings, which provides participants with mindfulness exercises and activities to re-energise and enhance focus.
The hotel offers 158 guestrooms including 16 luxurious suites featuring warm tones of timber, bronze and leather as found in the traditional homes of Nara.
Amenities include an Executive Lounge, a 24-hour fitness centre, spa, indoor swimming pool, as well as three F&B options â€“ the all-day dining Silk Road Dining; Japanese speciality restaurant Azekura; and Flying Stag lobby lounge and bar.
There is even a JW Garden, a plant-filled space where guests can harvest fresh herbs and greens to be incorporated into their menu choices and cocktails at the bar.