JW Marriott has unveiled its second property in Germany with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Berlin. Owned by one of the leading hospitality investment companies Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC), JW Marriott Hotel Berlin brings guests together through thoughtfully crafted spaces, warm service, and a commitment to well-being. Converting from Hotel Berlin Central District, this announcement marks the completion of the first stage in the property’s transformation to join the iconic JW Marriott brand, set to offer a different perspective to the capital city’s hospitality scene.
“JW Marriott blends a legacy of extraordinary hospitality with a modern commitment to mindfulness and well-being that is so important to today’s luxury traveller,” said Bruce Rohr, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott. “JW Marriott Hotel Berlin brings these pillars to life - from its JW Garden where guests can harvest their own herbs, to its not one, but two fitness centers and rejuvenating spa – to offer a holistic, wellness-forward stay.”
“It is with great pleasure that we today unveil JW Marriott Hotel Berlin. We always strive to ensure that our investments have a distinctive imprint on the markets in which we operate, bringing value and benefitting local communities, and JW Marriott Hotel Berlin will be no exception. Since its establishment, ARTIC has recognised Marriot International as a valued and important partner. The announcement is a testament to our shared vision for modern hospitality and commitment to serving guests in distinctive and creative ways,” said his Excellency Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, Chairman of ARTIC.
Located on the central Stauffenbergstraße street, the 505-room JW Marriott Hotel Berlin is directly adjacent to Tiergarten, one of the largest urban gardens in Germany boasting almost 520 acres of forested ground, tree-lined paths, and sparkling lakes. Interiors have been led by design practice El Ghoneimi, with references and inspirations from the neighbouring Tiergarten found throughout the hotel with a colour scheme of dark green and warm browns complemented by bright marble. Throughout the restaurants, public areas and rooms, artwork reflecting the beauty of nature brings a joyful and inspiring energy, while from the terrace of the hotel’s incredible Presidential Suite, guests can have their mind and soul nourished with expansive views of Tiergarten and the wider cityscape.
JW Marriott Hotel Berlin’s culinary offering, led by Chef Friedemann Heinrich, gives guests the choice of eight dining destinations, all of which have undergone a full transformation. Each dining concept is underpinned by a commitment to high-quality produce, fresh local sourcing, and sustainability while delivering exquisite, mouth-watering creations. Locally-sourced ingredients take on a whole new meaning at Market Restaurant where guests can pluck herbs for breakfast from the JW Garden or take away seeds to continue growing produce at home. Naturally taking centre stage is the debut of JW Steakhouse in Germany, serving steak and meat specialties from the finest cuts, along with vegetarian and vegan choices for all to enjoy. The restaurant is set to quickly become the place in Berlin that brings people together for meaningful moments around delicious cuisine. The Berlin Baking Company offers a casual all-day café experience. Further choices include the elegant Lobby Lounge Bar serving Champagne and Afternoon Tea along with snacks, aperitifs, and coffees throughout the day; the Cigar Lounge or the lively Bar 26 – with the hotel’s own ‘hanging garden’.
JW Marriott Hotel Berlin has some of the most extensive meetings and events offerings in the city with more than 48 event spaces spanning over 6,290 sqm, including the largest ballroom in Berlin with the capacity to seat over 2,300 guests. Working in tandem with the brand’s mindful approach to dining and design, the meeting and events spaces will encourage guests and attendees to foster purposeful connections, with the expert events team on hand to anticipate the needs of each client.
Embodying the JW Marriott brand’s commitment to the well-being of guests, JW Marriott Hotel Berlin is home to a revitalizing spa, complete with a swimming pool, sauna, steam bath, and two treatment rooms – together covering 347 sqm of space dedicated to relaxation and wellness. Guests can enjoy access to exceptional treatments throughout their stay encouraging them to discover the city in a more relaxed, balanced manner. In addition, two fitness centers ensure guests can maintain their routines while on the road.
“The debut of JW Marriott Hotel Berlin is an exciting moment for the city, defined by our harmonious approach to nature,” said Aramis Gianella-Borradori, General Manager, JW Marriott Hotel Berlin. “We look forward to welcoming everyone – from families to business travellers, solo travellers to group trips – in this haven in the heart of the city.”
The ongoing development of the hotel will see the property’s full transformation finalized by 2025, with the complete renovation of all guest rooms.