AC by Marriott opens first property in Dominican Republic

28 Sep 2021 by Mark Caswell
AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana

Marriott has opened the first hotel under its AC brand in the Dominican Republic resort town of Punta Cana.

The 129-room property is located in downtown close to the San Juan Shopping Centre, around 15 minutes from Punta Cana International airport.

Features include the Spanish-inspired AC Kitchen, open for breakfast, dinner and weekend brunches, and AC Lounge for cocktails and tapas-style dishes.

AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana

Other facilities include an outdoor infinity pool, 700 square feet of flexible meeting space, and a 3,480 square foot outdoor lawn.

Marriott has been steadily growing the AC Hotels brand since it formed a joint venture with the Spanish group back in 2010, reaching over 155 properties in more than 20 countries and territories.

US openings over the last couple of years including Nashville, Atlanta, New York and Orlando. For our review of the AC Hotel New York Downtown, which opened in October 2018, see:

Hotel review: AC Hotel New York Downtown

Commenting on the Punta Cana opening Jeff Tomczek, vice president and global brand leader, distinctive select brands, said:

“With a picture-perfect location, the first AC Hotel in the Dominican Republic offers visitors elegant and purposefully designed spaces, modern rooms and a refined culinary experience.

“We’ve created an ideal environment to become a benchmark in hospitality for Punta Cana and throughout the country, which will allow discerning travellers to live life by design with everything they need and nothing they don’t.”

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