Marriott International has opened Houston's second JW Marriott hotel, it announced yesterday. Located in downtown Houston's first skyscraper -- the historic, 104-year-old Samuel F. Carter Building -- the JW Marriott Houston Downtown has 328 guest rooms, a spa, a curated art collection, a full-service restaurant, a bar and lounge, and over 16,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
"Houston's downtown is not only a hub of global commerce, but is also home to a thriving arts, cultural, and culinary scene," Mitzi Gaskins, vice president and global brand manager for JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. "We are excited to be celebrating this landmark opening in one of the city's most flourishing neighborhoods. JW Marriott Houston Downtown is a milestone addition to the JW portfolio, providing guests with incomparable experiences from a curated art collection and the first Spa by JW to superior cuisine at Main Kitchen restaurant, all housed in Texas' first skyscraper."
Added Director of Sales and Marketing Natalie Wiseman, "Houston's phenomenal growth continues to capture national and international headlines and the JW Marriott Houston Downtown perfectly reflects the city's vibrant arts and culinary scene. In a city famous for its generous hospitality, we are thrilled to welcome local guests and visitors to experience this amazing new hotel."
Houston's first JW Marriott, the JW Marriott Houston, is located approximately five miles from downtown, at Houston's famed Galleria shopping center.
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