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Marriott Opens 5-Star Hotel in Sochi In Time For Olympics

Excerpt from Hospitality Business News

Jan 26, 2014 5:00 pm

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By putting a 5-star Marriott hotel at the heart of the Sochi Olympics Marriott is at the right place at the right time, although attendance at the Winter Olympics isn’t trending in the right direction at this time. But, after the Olympics, what then?

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Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel

The Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains and the Winter Olympics. Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel


Marriott International has opened a ski and spa hotel under its signature brand, Marriott Hotels, at the heart of the new Gorky Gorod ski resort in Krasnaya Polyana. The five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel is positioned at the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains within walking distance of world-class ski slopes. The hotel is operated by an affiliate of U.S.-based Interstate Hotels & Resorts.

Just half an hour from Sochi Airport by express train, Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana is situated next to a new, state-of-the-art convention centre. Offering breath-taking views of snow-capped peaks, the hotel is minutes from the ultramodern Gorky Gorod ski resort and its wide variety of pistes ranging from 960 to 2300 metres altitude.

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