SAMHI and Marriott International introduce first integrated Courtyard by Marriott and
Fairfield by Marriott property in India
~The 336 room integrated property is set in the commercial hub of Bengaluru~
New Delhi, January 28, 2016: SAMHI and Marriott International introduce the first ever integrated
property – Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott in Bengaluru, as part of their joint venture. The
property is strategically located in Outer Ring Road of the city in the commercial IT hub.
Craig Smith, President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Marriott International, who was present at the
launch, said, “Marriott International has always been at the forefront of driving innovation in the
hospitality industry in India and to further this commitment, the Marriott International group has for the
first time, invested in a property in the country.”
He further added, “The property, which is our first integrated hotel complex in India, is set to provide an
unrivalled hospitality experience to the office-goers in Bengaluru with its state-of-the-art facilities and a
commitment to customer experience excellence.”
“We are excited about opening of this integrated property, which offers two strong Marriott brands to
customers. This development demonstrates our ability to continue to deliver on our pipeline and growth
of portfolio, which is well positioned to benefit from growth in demand & economy”, said Ashish
Jakhanwala, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SAMHI.
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Singh, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott & Fairfield by
Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, said, “Bengaluru exudes a culture that embodies entrepreneurship
and by launching an integrated property that includes two of Marriott International’s most renowned
hotels, Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott, we would like to cater to the accommodation
needs of these business travelers.”
“This property also marks the introduction of one of India’s leading hotel chains, Courtyard by Marriott,
in Bengaluru. With this launch, the hospitality of Courtyard by Marriott will now be available to the
business community of Bengaluru.” Gaurav added.
About Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott, Outer Ring Road Bengaluru
Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road features 170 rooms that comprise 134 deluxe, 24
executive deluxe rooms and 12 suites. The specialty restaurants at Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer
Ring Road are MoMo Café a chic all-day dining restaurant which is contemporary, warm, vibrant,
welcoming and offers a gastronomic à la carte and buffet menu featuring fresh ingredients and
international flavors, MoMo 2 Go, which offers ready to eat items, pastries and savories and the Lobby
Bar which provides guests the facility to work during the day and enjoy post-work drinks with friends.
Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road is the 2nd Fairfield by Marriott hotel in the city and
comprises of 166 guest rooms including 112 deluxe rooms and 54 deluxe pool view rooms. The specialty
restaurants at Fairfield by Marriott are Kava, which is an all-day dining restaurant offering sumptuous
Indian and International cuisine with three-meal-a-day facility featuring both buffet and a la carte options
and Kava The Bar which is a modern mood bar and lounge that offers freshly brewed coffee in the day
and interesting cocktails by evening.
Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott together bring to guests a luxurious Mediterranean
restaurant called BG’s which offers a splendid ambience that is available in an indoor and outdoor setting
and a magnificent spread of Mediterranean cuisine prepared by a specialty chef. Guests staying at both
hotels can also avail facilities like the Gymnasium / Fitness Center, meeting rooms and swimming pool.
About SAMHI Hotels
SAMHI Hotels Pvt Ltd. is a hotel investment and development company. Founded by Ashish Jakhanwala
and Manav Thadani, SAMHI has world class shareholders that include Sam Zell led Equity International,
Goldman Sachs, GTI Capital Group & IFC (member of the World Bank Group). Hotels owned by SAMHI are
operated under partnerships with Marriott, Starwood, Hyatt and Accor Hotels and currently it has 15
operating assets in the country growing to 25 hotels by end of 2016. SAMHI is distinguished in the Indian
hospitality market for its Pan India spread, quality of hotels, brands, operating relationships and a rapidly
growing portfolio.

THINC‬ 2016 Hotelier India - March 2016

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *