Marriott seeks place in the sun with new resort in Jaisalmer

DELHI: Marriott Hotels continues to expand its portfolio in India with the recent opening of the Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa.

A pool flanked by the hotel facade, which made of the characteristic Jaisalmer stone, which gives the town its ‘golden’ reputation

The resort is located in the heart of Jaisalmer, a world heritage city known for its resplendent forts and ornate temples.

This contemporary palace style resort is carved out of golden sand stone which gives Jaisalmer, the popular tag of “the golden city”. The extensive city fort too is known popularly as the golden fort.

Amidst the magnificence of exotic palaces and the seemingly endless Great Indian Thar Desert, the resort is a perfect getaway for travellers who want to experience the grandeur of the city while enjoying Marriott’s exemplary hospitality and culinary excellence.

The property offers 135 exquisitely designed rooms with 9 suites featuring breathtaking views of the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort and beautiful central oasis. Each room is equipped with deluxe bedding, marble bathrooms, state-of-the-art luxury amenities and premium satellite channels on the 42-inch LED TV.

The rooms offer breathtaking views of the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort

The resort has comfortable day beds in every room for guests to relax during the day.

The resort also offers mobile Check-in/Check-out facilities to ensure that guests have a seamless experience at the resort. This application enables Marriott Rewards guests to check-in to their upcoming reservation up to 24 hours in advance, select an estimated arrival time, receive a room-ready alert notification from the hotel, and check out through their mobile device as well.

“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 encourage our guests’ creativity.”

One of the four F&B options, the Jaisalmer Kitchen is an all day dining option

“Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa reflects the refined sophistication, quiet elegance and exceptional service – attributes that have grown synonymous with the Marriott Hotels brand worldwide. The Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa caters to the entire family with a wide range of entertainment, dining and relaxation options that blend indigenous beauty with the highest standards of hospitality to create truly grand and spectacular memories for our guests” said Rahul Maini, General Manager, Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa.

The resort offers four specialty restaurants. The all-day contemporary dining restaurant Jaisalmer Kitchen serves buffet options and a la carte selection featuring signature local dishes and International cuisine. Dunes Bar is a transitional bar with cozy cabana seating offering fine cocktails and an extensive range of exclusive wines. Wyra is an elegant rooftop restaurant & lounge offering succulent grills and live cooking. The Mithai Company is the resort’s unique take on the traditional pastry allowing guests to indulge in delicious traditional Indian sweets and savories, along with a fine selection of artisanal teas and coffees.

Spaces for events have been built in. Nestled amongst Jaisalmer’s majestic sand dunes, the resort offers a breathtaking setting for a picture perfect wedding. With resplendent forts and elaborate havelis in the backdrop, vast sand dunes with beating drums, cavalry on camel back, folk dancers and festivity, the resort also offers an ideal destination to host the quintessential Indian wedding.

The resort offers 3,251 square metres of outdoor space surrounded by lush green lawns interspersed with sparkling water bodies which can host up to 1,500 guests, making it the perfect destination for themed weddings & socials events.

The hotel offers extensive meeting and banqueting facilities

The resort boasts of a dedicated event planning team quipped with expertise to personalise one’s preferences and needs. The resort has an added 577 square metres of indoor meeting space that includes three meeting rooms along with the Grand Ballroom.

The resort houses the renowned Quan Spa which offers a perfect blend of modern techniques with traditional therapies to relax and revitalize body and spirit during the stay. The Signature Thar Massage using natural ingredients of the land, is a one-of-its-kind and a must experience in Jaislamer.

Shuffle is the entertainment lounge where guests can relax and enjoy a wide range of gaming options such as poker, football, pool, electronic and board games. Crayon is a fun and interactive place for the young guests to hang out, equipped with a fully trained professional team.

The magnificent facade of the resort 

The resort offers pottery lessons and an evening cultural program by local musicians and dance troops allow guests a glimpse of the rich culture and heritage of Jaisalmer.

The resort is situated just 3.3 km away from the Jaisalmer Railway Station, with Jodhpur being the closest airport at a distance of 284 km.

Musafir Namah Bureau



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