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Published on : Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Marriott International announced the opening of the first Courtyard hotel in Nassau, Bahamas: the 112-room Courtyard Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach. Formerly the Sunset Resort Nassau, the waterfront resort on the palm-fringed sands of Junkanoo Beach is located just a short stroll away from the cruise port, famous Cable Beach, excellent shopping and dining options and top local businesses. The hotel is managed by Urgo Hotels & Resorts and owned by Sunset Equities Ltd.
“We’re excited to introduce the Courtyard Hotels brand to the Bahamas market,” said Donald J. Urgo, Jr., Senior Vice President, General Counsel for Urgo Hotels & Resorts. “The Courtyard Nassau’s location, just steps from Junkanoo Beach punctuates the resurgence and revitalization of downtown Nassau.”
The five-story Courtyard Nassau is stylishly furnished with a distinctly Bahamian vibe and color palette. The spacious 112 guest rooms and suites feature luxurious bedding, modern lounge furnishings and large work areas, accommodating the needs of travelers of all types. The hotel also boasts a resort-style pool and sun deck, a fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center, The Bistro, the brand’s signature restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner, and a lobby bar and lounge for evening cocktails. Complimentary high-speed internet is available throughout the property. The refreshing lobby concept is contemporary, open and stylish, with colorful, bright and welcoming spaces where guests can check e-mail, gather informally with colleagues or simply relax.
“Courtyard Hotels has become a very popular brand in the Caribbean and is expanding rapidly,” said Tim Sheldon, President of the Caribbean & Latin America at Marriott International, Inc. “It offers excellent value in the mid-tier market that is currently underserved. The hotels adapt well to the lifestyle needs of both its domestic and international guests.”
Courtyard Nassau’s choice location near top local businesses makes it an ideal stop for business travelers. Its beachfront setting is equally well-suited for family reunions and birthday parties, and the resort’s well-equipped boardroom hosts 15 for executive meetings.