Marriott International, Inc. continues to grow its luxury JW Marriott hotel brand with the recent grand opening of the 150-room JW Marriott Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. This marks the brand's first hotel in the Caribbean.
The much-anticipated hotel is located in the upscale Piantini financial district and located inside the luxurious Blue Mall, which features several fine-dining restaurants and high-end shops such as Cartier, Carolina Herrera and Louis Vuitton.
The VERTYGO 101 lounge, the Dominican Republic’s first “floating” restaurant and bar, has a glass floor terrace rising 101 feet above the city streets below and offers a menu of crafted cocktails.
Along with VERTYGO 101, the JW Marriott Santo Domingo also houses the Winston Grill & Patio, a fine-dining restaurant overseen by Chef Sergio Delfino that features Latin American specialties with an Asian influence as well as an international wine and cocktail menu.
The 150 rooms and suites have what it's calling "the highest speed wireless internet on the market," LCD television, an Apple TV in every room, embedded TVs in the bathroom mirrors, alarm clocks with iPhone 5 and iPad docking station, Nespresso coffee machine and the signature JW Marriott brand Aromatherapy bathroom amenities.
The presidential suite has an $8,000 Kohler bathtub with light therapy, massage and hydrotherapy capabilities.
The hotel has nine event spaces, totaling over 2,938 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, including the 1,158-square -foot ballroom.