Marriott Signs Agreement to Bring the Ritz-Carlton and Marriott Marquis to China National Convention Center in Beijing
Marriott International, Inc., recently announced that it has signed an agreement with Beijing North Star Company Limited to open the third The Ritz-Carlton and the first Marriott Marquis Hotel in Beijing. Expected to open in 2026, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, North will provide its legendary service and elegant design to travelers in and abroad, while Beijing Marriott Marquis Hotel will deliver a perfect blend of heartfelt service and modern style at China National Convention Center Phase II, a large complex with hotels, retails, offices, leisure facilities, and spacious venues for high-level conferences, exhibitions, and events.
“We are excited to be working with Beijing North Star Company Limited on this landmark agreement,” said Gavin Yu, Chief Development Officer, Greater China, Marriott International. ” Guided by the ‘Brand + Destination’ development strategy, the signing is a testimony of our continued growth in Greater China in key cities. We look forward to bringing a broad portfolio of our best brands and experiences to where travelers are desired to be.”
China National Convention Center Phase II is a large complex with a total of approximately 780,000 square meters that includes hotels, retails, offices, leisure facilities, as well as extensive spaces for high-level conferences, exhibitions, and events. As a key component of China National Convention Center Phase II, the hotels are approximately 20 kilometers away from Beijing Capital International Airport. Leisure and cultural attractions such as the National Stadium (Bird’s Nest), the National Aquatics Center (Water Cube), and China Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum are within walking distance.
Designed by the internationally acclaimed interior design firm Yabu Pushlberg Inc., The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, North is expected to feature 282 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites. Guests will be able to enjoy refined dining experiences across its six distinct venues. Reactional facilities are expected to include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, as well as The Ritz-Carlton Spa. Additionally, the hotel will offer well-equipped conference and event facilities totaling 968 square meters.
Beijing Marriott Marquis Hotel is anticipated to offer 671 guestrooms and suites, together with a range of culinary venues including an all-day dining restaurant, specialty restaurant and a relaxed lobby bar and lobby lounge (The Greatroom). Planned facilities also include a swimming pool and fitness center, as well as 3,207-square -meters of conference and event spaces including a Grand Ballroom, two Junior Ballrooms, three meeting rooms, and an executive club lounge – M Club. Guests can expect Marriott Hotels’ signature heartfelt service, with modern design, comfortable spaces and enriching experiences that blends leisure and business.
“We are delighted to collaborate with Marriott International, bringing their two prestigious brands to China National Convention Center Phase II, ” said Weidong Li, Chairman of the Board, Beijing North Star Company Limited. “The project is a stepping stone in our journey to drive innovation through strategic signing. We look forward to delivering an unprecedented level of accommodation and service to visitors and local residents. “