Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) continues to expand its development in China with the recent opening of Hangzhou Marriott Hotel Qianjiang, under the flagship Marriott Hotels brand in Qianjiang New Town CBD, Hangzhou. Under the management agreement with Hangzhou UDC Group, this hotel is the first Marriott Hotels brand in Hangzhou, known as “Paradise on Earth” and renowned for its natural beauty, enabling guests to travel brilliantly in this fabulous destination.

Hangzhou Marriott Hotel Qianjiang enjoys a unique geographical location in Qianjiang New Town CBD by the Qiantang River overlooking the breathtaking view of river tide. Next to the metro line, the hotel has convenient transportation accessibility. It is just a 34-minute drive from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, and a 20-minute drive from Hangzhou East Railway Station.

“We want our guests to experience forward-thinking, aesthetically pleasing spaces that help foster their inventive nature,” said Matthew Carroll, vice president, Marriott Hotels. “Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation in travel to create experiences that inspire and push our guests’ creativity.”

The hotel offers 348 spacious guest rooms, including 283 elegant and luxurious guestrooms and suites featuring scenic views overlooking the Qiantang River. The rooms are designed with an upgraded look with tailored solutions that are as inventive as the guest, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and services.  The elevated design and decor reflects deluxe style that will create that unique experience for travelers.

“Marriott Hotels is committed to providing a superior stay for our guests. We are delighted to announce that the Marriott Hotels brand with more than 70 years of history has now come to Hangzhou. The addition of Hangzhou Marriott Hotel Qianjiang represents the 28th Marriott Hotels brand in China and the first in Hangzhou, and allows us to set the new standard of service in this important regional market.” said Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer of Marriott International, Greater China.

Hangzhou Marriott Hotel Qianjiang offers 1,850 square meters of multi-functional meeting space, including an elegant 700-square-meter Grand Ballroom, 400-square-meter Junior Ballroom and 10 multi-functional rooms, all rooms feature natural light and are equipped with state-of-the-art systems. It is a perfect location for both small and large scale gatherings, private meetings and opulent gala events. The 300-square-meter outdoor lawn terrace by the river can accommodate up to 200 guests, making it a very desirable venue for weddings and cocktail parties.