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Beautiful Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is the Perfect Getaway

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina the Perfect Getaway
Written by Jane Emery

Whether it’s for business or a “staycation”,  Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is the perfect resort getaway.

Perfect weather, fantastic food, friendly people, gorgeous sites (and sights!) – San Diego has it all, and the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is the perfect place to stay that encompasses it when you’re in town. The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is a four-star hotel with numerous amenities, including two swimming pools, a fitness center, a full-service spa, and award-winning dining options.

In addition, the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is located in the heart of downtown San Diego, near the exciting Gaslamp District, scenic Balboa Park, and world-famous San Diego Zoo. Business travelers will especially appreciate the proximity to the San Diego Convention Center. All in all, the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is the ideal home base for your Southern California visit.

People come to San Diego for all kinds of reasons, for personal fun getaways or work-related travel. The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina has you covered either way. If you’re in town for an adventure with family or friends, you’ll love that the Marriott Marquis is right on the San Diego Bay, with access to a 466-slip marina offering boat rentals and harbor excursions – even whale-watching trips! If you’re staying for the weekend, family movie nights are offered poolside every Saturday. The hotel also offers a plethora of activities for youngsters from kids’ yoga to water races and games such as a giant chessboard and Jenga.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina the Perfect Getaway

Though you’ll want to go outside in lovely San Diego, the rooms in the Marriott Marquis could convince you to stay in. You can expect comfortable rooms with expansive views of the surrounding city; some rooms offer balcony access as well.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina guest room

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina guest room

In addition, you can take advantage of the Marriott Marquis’ other indoor delights, such as the luxurious Hideaway Spa, offering everything from body scrubs, massages, and aesthetic treatments to full-service fitness center and in-room yoga by onsite Wellness Warrior Hella Neumann,  the fully equipped fitness center, and two freeform outdoor pools.

The fine dining offerings include the celebrated Asian fusion cuisine at Roy’s and the very popular Marina Kitchen with Award-winning Executive Chef Aaron Schwartz, now featuring its newly-launched Interactive Happy Hour at the Tasting Bar from 5-7 p.m. with incredible wine flights and delectable oysters.

One of a few beautiful private dining rooms at the Marina Kitchen. With Tyler Emery.

One of a few beautiful private dining rooms at the Marina Kitchen. With Tyler Emery.

It’s always Happy Hour at Marriott Marquis! Enjoy craft beer tastings in the hotel’s welcoming lobby, including their new beer in partnership with Mother Earth Brewing Co., which boasts organic honey sourced from the hotel’s very own rooftop hives.

Inside the Marriott Marquis, you’ll also find they underwent a $107 million renovation of their event space recently. It’s truly a resort property with 4-star amenities, more than 276,000 square feet of event space, the largest of which spans 3,718 square feet. The hotel also has 83 event rooms, including 56 maximum breakout rooms. This is the perfect spot for work meetings or for weddings, anniversaries, parties, what have you.

For business workers, the Marriott Marquis includes top-of-the-line business equipment, high-speed internet access, and complete catering services to keep you energized. If you’re planning a party, the ballrooms offer a perfect backdrop for your galas and receptions, complete with picturesque marina views.

Or you could let the Marriott Marquis be your landing spot as you venture out into San Diego and the local environment. The nearby attractions are too numerous to name, but rest assured that San Diego has something for everyone. The kids will love the zoo or the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, while grownups will want to check out the bars, restaurants, and theaters in the Gaslamp District. Sports fans can walk over to Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, or more active travelers can visit one of the many world-class golf courses in the area or hit the nature preserves for a day of discovery.

With Marriott Marquis’ mobile guest services, check-in is a breeze. Best of all, earn Marriott Rewards! The only question left: Why haven’t you booked your trip yet? Come to the Marriott Marquis and let your San Diego adventure begin.

For information, visit SanDiegoMarquis.com or call 1-619-234-1500

Stay tuned for our review on  Marina Kitchen!

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Jane Emery