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Here’s one of our new favorite hotels

Johannesburg' swanky shopping and high-end lifestyle precinct Melrose Arch is the home to the premium business hotel, the Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch. The Marriott Hotel towers contentedly over most of its peers in the precinct with its broad glass wall corners - a popular trope of modern architecture that makes the construction of the hotel such a vision.

So, if you have a penchant for some sophisticated hotel living and the sheer glamour that comes with it, read on because we give you 7 reasons why you should consider staying at the Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch.

The Marriott Bonvoy rewards program

Fortunately, the hospitality industry has also picked up on the rewards system mania, and Marriott International has created one of the best loyalty programs. In what Marriott International hotels refers to as "Marriott Bonvoy," Marriott Bonvoy offers world-class benefits, endless experiences at brands worldwide. One can only imagine all the possibilities since Marriott International has over 7200 properties worldwide. Benefits that start the moment you join, including free Wi-Fi, member rates, mobile check-in, points for free nights, unforgettable experiences and more.

Archer Bar & Eatery

A favorite in the precinct, this bar and coffee hangout provides an authentic social space where patrons can enjoy specialty coffee, creative mixology, and local craft beers. The eatery serves a variety of small plates for all your dining needs as well. The bar attracts a lot of locals from the precinct and has become a dynamic social hub to kick back and recharge in comfort. Now, why this place you ask? Well, its right by the Marriott hotel, right on your fingertips to access.

Uhhhmm, the hotel is inside Melrose Arch!!!

Melrose Arch is a very impressive, exclusive, and high-calibre shopping cubicle that usually comprises Joburg's who's who. But above and beyond, it is one of the safest paces to be in Johannesburg. It caters for everyone regardless of age, culture, and profession. There is absolutely something for everyone in the precinct. This includes prestigious shopping boutiques, banking facilities and all the wining and dining. With the Marriott hotel being placed right in the thick of these, there's no question as to why you should not stay there.

Location, Location, Location

The proximity of the Marriott Hotel to two of Johannesburg's major business hubs Sandton and Rosebank makes it easy to link to O.R. Tambo International Airport via the Gautrain. About 26km if you drive from the hotel to the airport. The hotel is also 10km from Johannesburg Central Business District. So, getting in and around the key areas will be a simple exercise from the hotel.

Rooms and suites

The Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch offers over 306 rooms and suites. All rooms are designed to fit a modern traveller's needs with multiple USB and plug points and feature Marriott' signature luxury bedding, 55-inch smart TVs, and en-suite bathrooms.

Onsite facilities

Even with the Marriott Hotel located right in the heart of the Melrose Arch where guests can effortlessly access the wave of amenities that exist in the precinct, for the crowd-shy guests, the hotel still provides other key facilities within its premise. The hotel's fitness centre is open from as early as 5am and closes late evening, accessible to guests only. A pool area is also available to unwind during steaming weather conditions.

The Marriott Executive Apartments

The Marriott Executive Apartments provides international travelers with an executive long-stay offering, perfect for those who are travelling on business for extended periods due to project work or consultancy or those relocating to South Africa. The local leisure travellers can also enjoy an extended space and independence with full self-catering amenities. The Marriott Executive Apartments offers a one, two, or three-bedroom apartments complete with a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and lounge designed ideally to deliver that at-home comfort, convenience, and style. Further to this, their long stay rates are highly negotiable and improve with the length of stay. Better still, you enjoy access and use to all the services and facilities of the Marriott Hotel.

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