Marriott has opened four Fairfield by Marriott properties in Japan, and is planning to open an additional four hotels under the same brand in the country later this year.
Rajeev Menon, president, Asia Pacific (excluding China), Marriott International, said: “Following its Japan debut in Sapporo earlier this year, we are thrilled for the Fairfield by Marriott brand to continue its expansion in the country. These new openings underscore Marriott International’s commitment to growing our presence in Japan to serve travelers here. The new hotels will deliver the brand’s principles of friendly service and family treatment, giving travelers access to inspiring natural destinations across the country”
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Seiryu Satoyama Park, Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Mino, Fairfield by Marriott Tochigi Utsunomiya, Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Kyotamba have already opened this month, while Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Gujo and Fairfield by Marriott Mie Mihama are slated to open later this month, followed by Fairfield by Marriott Tochigi Motegi in November and Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Miyazu in December.
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Seiryu Satoyama Park (85 rooms, opened October 6)
Marriott says this hotel is a great starting point for family holidays exploring Gifu Seiryu Satoyama Park, an urban park designed to emulate the rural landscape of Japan’s Showa era (1926-1989).
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Mino (54 rooms, opened October 6)
Surrounded by views of the great Nagara River, guests can explore Mino’s ancient buildings and streetscapes that date back to Japan’s Edo period (1603-1867) and discover the beauty of Mino Washi, the artisanal handmade paper with a history dating back 1,300 years, says Marriott.
Fairfield by Marriott Tochigi Utsunomiya (87 rooms, opened October 7)
Located near the Utsunomiya Romantic Village, this hotel makes an ideal base for sightseeing around the beautiful rural countryside. Guests get to enjoy experiences with local farming, strawberry picking, forest hikes and traditional hot springs.
Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Kyotamba (75 rooms, planned opened October 8)
This hotel is located at the gateway of the Kyotamba region. Marriott says the climate of the Tamba plateau produces treasure troves of specialty produce famous throughout Japan, such as Tamba chestnuts and Tamba black beans.
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Gujo (87 rooms, planned opening October 9)
Marriott says guests can explore nearby Gujo Hachiman Castle and the old-world charm of the castle town, surrounded by beautiful rural Japanese countryside.
Fairfield by Marriott Mie Mihama (63 rooms, planned opening October 12)
This hotel is located next to the Michi-no-Eki Park Shichiri-Mihama roadside station, right in front of the Hamakaido. Marriott says guests can also explore nearby Shichiri Mihama Beach and enjoy the “wealth of regional produce”.
Fairfield by Marriott Tochigi Motegi (52 rooms, planned opening November 20)
This hotel is located next to Michi-no-Eki Motegi, near the Mooka Railway station and tracks, “famous for its majestic steam locomotives which run on weekends, attracting crowds of children and adults alike”.
Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Miyazu (93 rooms, planned opening December 15)
This hotel is located in Kyoto, offering views of Miyazu Bay. Marriott says guests can explore classic Japanese cuisine at Osakana Kitchen Miyazu and take a cruise to see the Amanohashidate sandbar, voted as one of the three most scenic views in Japan.