Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway Opens

  • Marriott International
  • 08.04.10
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) celebrated the opening of the 403-room Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway, a newly constructed hotel adjacent to the Georgia International Convention Center and connected to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Contemporary in feel and filled with natural light and vibrant colors, the hotel’s facilities for business and relaxation represent the latest design and innovation of Marriott Hotels & Resorts. The Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway is on track to earn LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The hotel will be operated under a management agreement with Grove Street Partners.

“We are so proud to introduce this state-of-the-art hotel to the Atlanta market as a shining example of our iconic Marriott Hotels brand,” said Erika Alexander, area vice president, Marriott International. “Having had a major presence in the community for over 45 years, we recognize Atlanta as one of the most dynamic cities in the United States. This new Marriott hotel reflects the future of this vibrant community.”

Just two minutes from the airport via the ATL SkyTrain and part of the vibrant Atlanta Gateway complex, this eco and tech-savvy meeting destination features more than 21,000 square feet of flexible meeting space which includes the 12,000-square-foot Gateway Ballroom, the largest hotel ballroom in the Airport area.  The hotel is connected by a covered walkway to the adjacent Georgia International Convention Center. Together, both venues provide 321,000 square feet of meeting space. The Gateway Marriott hotel is also equipped with a GoThere Virtual MeetingsSM studio, in partnership with AT&T TelePresence Solution, using Cisco TelePresence™ technology making it the only hotel in Atlanta to provide this virtual meeting technology.

Technological amenities throughout the property include, 403 sound-proof guestrooms including 18 suites that are all equipped with high-definition LCD televisions, plug-in panel, wired and wireless DS3 Internet, swivel desks, iHome docking station, refrigerators, laptop safes, individual reading lights on the headboards and Marriott’s signature bedding; Champions Restaurant, offers free Wi-Fi and numerous high-definition televisions; 24-hour fitness center offering more than 20 state-of-the-art Life Fitness strength and cardio machines; 24-hour self-service business center equipped with work stations, copier and fax; and many other features. 

The Atlanta Marriott Gateway will apply for LEED Silver status upon opening.

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