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Marriott Opens New Hotel in OsakaMar 10 (Mon ), 2014
Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Japan with the opening of the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel.
With a prime location in front of Osaka Abenobashi Station, the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel is just 30 minutes from Kansai International Airport.
The hotel’s 360 rooms (each an average of 38 sq meters) are located on the 38th to 55th floors, and include six suites and 33 premium rooms.
The executive floor rooms are served by a dedicated executive lounge, one of the largest of its kind in Japan, with a 10 meter high ceiling and floor to ceiling windows. It provides an open, airy and relaxing space to unwind and enjoy the view while enjoying light refreshments and snacks.
The hotel’s meeting room facilities are high tech and Wi-Fi enabled throughout, ideal for handling all kinds of meetings. There is one larger meeting room (230 sq. meters) and six small meeting rooms (32 sq. meters), which are perfect for intimate parties and family events.
The lobby, lobby lounge and bar are located on the 19th floor. In addition, the bright open kitchen buffet restaurant, Cooka, offers a wide variety of Japanese and international dishes for all tastes in a casual dining environment. Taking over the entire 57th floor is ZK, a modern, sophisticated restaurant with floor to ceiling windows, serving both authentic Japanese and Western cuisine.
Masahiko Torii, General Manager of the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel said, “Marriott Hotels and Japan’s Miyako Hotels & Resorts are delighted to have joined together to proudly offer the highest standards of global hospitality, but with a Japanese touch, in Osaka. Our new hotel is ready to welcome guests from Japan and all over the world, and we anticipate the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel will become the most prominent new landmark and symbol of Osaka.”
Osaka is the gateway and largest city in the Kansai region, serving as a hub for business and leisure travel, and a key component of any itinerary to Japan given its proximity to Nagoya, Kobe and Kyoto.