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Marriott Signs Two W Hotels in Italy

(26 May 2022, 11:36 +07)  Marriott has signed two new W Hotels in Italy.

The W Milan - Duomo and W Naples, both slated to open in 2024, follow the brands  opening of W Rome and the signing of W Florence in 2021.

We are thrilled to announce the signing of W Milan - Duomo with Gruppo Marseglia and W Naples with Solido S.p.A. The spirited cities of Milan and Naples have long been a destination of choice for global jetsetters and were delighted to answer to the growing demand for luxury lifestyle hotels with these two significant signings, said Gianleo Bosticco, Senior Director Development, Italy, Marriott International.

W Milan - Duomo will be located within walking distance of the citys cultural landmarks including Piazza del Duomo, Teatro alla Scala and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Milans vibrant and iconic shopping street, Via Montenapoleone, is just a three-minute walk from the hotel.

Room at W Naples. Click to enlarge.
Room at W Naples

Led by Milan-based architects Stefano Boeri Architetti and international design firm Yabu Pushelberg, the hotel, which was first built as a bank in the 1920s, is expected to feature 166 guestrooms and 36 suites, including an Extreme WOW Suite.

Design plans for the hotels rooftop include the brands signature WET deck, offering views of the Duomo di Milano. The vistas continue with plans for an exclusive rooftop bar, W Lounge, and a signature restaurant; all complete with outdoor terraces and positioned to offer panoramic views of the city.

Inspiring workout spaces are expected to include a 380 sqm AWAY Spa, complete with an indoor pool and FIT fitness centre.

We are delighted to work with Marriott International on this exciting project, which will become a new point of reference in Milan for luxury lifestyle under the socially driven W brand. W Milan - Duomo will be an icon in the city for years to come, said Leonardo Marseglia, Chairman of Marseglia Group.

W Naples is located in the heart of the historical Piazza del Municipio. The charming building, also formerly a bank, will receive a multi-million dollar renovation, with the historic faade remaining untouched playing homage to its historic past.

Guests of the hotel will find themselves just steps from the ancient Via Toledo known as the shopping street of Naples, the famed glass domed Galleria Umberto I and the prestigious UNESCO-listed, Teatro San Carlo, one of the oldest opera houses in the world.

W Naples will also be within walking distance of Molo Beverello Port where guests can dine al fresco with seafront views, or take a day trip to nearby Rome, Capri, Positano or Pompei.

W Naples is expected to feature 78 guestrooms, including 17 suites, several of which will offer private terraces.

The interior transformation will be headed up by the acclaimed Rockwell Group and design plans include a signature restaurant, W Lounge and FIT fitness center.

We are so proud to have the W brand come to Naples. The hotel will provide a new social hub for locals and tourists alike when visiting wonderful Naples, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, said Mr. Manuel dAvanzo head of development of Solido S.p.A Group.

The W Hotels brand currently operates 14 properties and residences in Europe, with new openings planned across the region in Portugal, Greece, Scotland and Czech Republic.

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