Marriott Opens Charleston Marriott

Charleston Hotel is the Only Marriott Hotels & Resorts Property in the City

Washington, D.C. — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) announced today the grand opening of the Charleston Marriott. The 340-room Charleston hotel is located downtown at 170 Lockwood Blvd. The property is owned and managed by JHM Enterprises based out of Greenville, South Carolina.

“We are thrilled to bring a Marriott Hotels & Resorts property to Charleston,” said John Wong, general manager of the Charleston Marriott. “Charleston is a beautiful and exciting city, and this hotel’s location, right in the heart of the downtown area, allows guests traveling for both business and leisure to enjoy everything this city has to offer.”

Hotel Charleston Marriott
Hotel Charleston Marriott

Conveniently located downtown, guests of the Charleston Hotel will enjoy easy access to many of the city’s main attractions such as the downtown historic district, the port of Charleston, the Citadel, the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina. The hotel is also conveniently located only 12 miles from Charleston International Airport.

Guest rooms feature Marriott’s Revive® bedding, with plush mattresses, soft sheets, more pillows, and a new, fresh, white look. The bedspread consists of a down comforter nestled inside a sheeted duvet, which will be freshly laundered for each new guest. Mattresses are thick and comfortable, and the 300-thread-count, cotton-rich, white top and fitted bottom sheets are among the finest and softest sheets of any global hotel chain. The stylized bedding is accented with euro shams, a decorative bed scarf, and a bolster.

Ideal for business and social occasions, the Charleston Hotel offers 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with nine different meeting rooms and six additional breakout rooms. All feature both wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. A variety of other business services are available to meet guests’ needs.

For dining and entertainment, the Charleston features the restaurant, Saffire — Charleston’s Oven serving fresh, organic American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as the Saffire Lounge, which provides a casually sophisticated, yet warm and welcoming atmosphere. Guests can also enjoy light fare and cocktails at Aqua Terrace, the hotel’s outdoor, rooftop dining area that is open during the evenings.

For more information or reservations, contact the Charleston Marriott directly at (843) 723-3000, or call the Marriott Worldwide Reservations Center at (800) 228-9290. Also for more information, visit Marriott Hotels & Resorts participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent guest program. Members earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage for dollars spent at more than 2,900 Marriott hotels worldwide.

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company with nearly 2,900 lodging properties in the United States and 67 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division, and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and had approximately 151,000 employees in 2006 year-end. It is ranked as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by Fortune®. The company is also a 2006 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star® Partner. In the fiscal year 2006, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $12.2 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at

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