FOUR HOTELS OF AZERBAIJAN JOINED THE INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION OF HOTELS
Baku – 18 December 2014.
ABSHERON Hotel Group is proud to announce the official affiliation of its two luxurious hotels in Shahdag Mountain Resort in Azerbaijan, namely PIK PALACE SHAHDAG and PARK CHALET SHAHDAG with Autograph Collection, Marriott’s brand featuring exclusive portfolio of upscale independent hotels and resorts. Two further hotels, BOULEVARD HOTEL BAKU and INTOURIST HOTEL BAKU, located in the center of the capital of Azerbaijan, will also join the Autograph Collection in June, 2015. The affiliation with such reputable global brand is remarkable for ABSHERON Hotel Group and its hotels as it testifies their conformity to the international standards of quality, originality, and ability to create unique experiences for discerning travelers around the globe.
Pik Palace Shahdag, Park Chalet Shahdag, Boulevard Hotel Baku and Intourist Hotel Baku exemplify ABSHERON Hotel Group’s aspiration of creating a unique compilation of hotels where each property is a solo creation with its distinctive concept, spirit, and audience with a strong emphasis on detail and personal touch, as well as they epitomize Autograph Collection’s dedication to strikingly independent hotels found in remarkable destinations.
Pik Palace Shahdag (December 2014)
Nestled amid the majestic mountains of the Shahdag Mountain Resort, Pik Palace is just a short drive from Gusar, which has been known since ancient times as one of the most important gateways of Azerbaijan – a historical interlink between Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Central Asia.
Designed by world renowned hotel and resort practice ReardonSmith Architects and inspired by the magnificent beauty of the mountains, Pik Palace Shahdag offers an ultimate recreational experience complete with panoramic views and exceptional service. Each of the property’s spacious bedrooms and suites features a king-size or two oversized twin beds and gorgeous marble bathroom, with a large bathtub and walk-in shower. Additionally, each room offers floor-to-ceiling windows with a French balcony, taking advantage of the breathtaking backdrop.
Pik Palace hotel’s restaurants, bars, and lounges provide a variety of unique settings for an enjoyable dining experience in the mountains, including the Chocolat patisserie, Alpina Brasserie and Wine Bar, and Fujisan Restaurant and Bar. Guests looking for ultimate indulgence need to look no further than The Club Fitness & Spa, which offers a range of aromatherapy treatments and rejuvenating spa rituals.
Park Chalet Shahdag (December, 2014)
The 164-room Park Chalet located 210 kilometers north from Baku is modeled on European Alpine architecture, with additional stylistic influences from Aspen ski lodge developments in the USA. The hotel offers beautifully appointed country-style guest rooms and suites, featuring washed oak paneling and perfect mix of rustic yet luxurious furnishings.
Being one of Shahdag Mountain Resort’s premier gourmet destinations, Park Chalet serves up delectable menus at Aspen Grill – a striking rooftop restaurant & lounge bar – along with warming hot beverages at the Mocca Café. The steam rooms and sauna are perfectly poised for guests to unwind in, after soaking up the beautiful mountain vistas.
Boulevard Hotel Baku (June, 2015)
Named after the eponymous seafront walking promenade and set right at the Baku Bay towards the east of the city center, Boulevard Hotel offers 818 charming rooms.
Located in the heart of Baku White City district along one of the main routes, connecting the city center with Heydar Aliyev International Airport, this hotel is set to provide fantastic conference facilities, with the largest space on offer in Azerbaijan.
Boulevard Hotel features three restaurants, an executive lounge, and a magnificent 1,300 square meter ballroom, which provides natural daylight and unobstructed views over the Caspian Sea. The conference center features six multi-functional meeting rooms all equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. Boulevard Hotel’s wellness center and gymnasium will ensure that guest can relax after a stimulating conference.
Intourist Hotel Baku (June, 2015)
Located in the heart of Baku city and overlooking the waterfront boulevard, known as the National Park, this boutique hotel offers 150 alluring guest rooms and suites. With close proximity to major attractions, the hotel offers superb connections throughout the city.
Intourist Hotel Baku revives an 80-years-old legacy, while bringing in the best of modern hospitality experience with its elegant rooms and suites and unique dining facilities.
About ABSHERON Hotel Group:
ABSHERON Hotel Group is a young hotel management company in Azerbaijan; through establishing a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts, it aims to become a strategic hospitality industry player with a medium-term aspiration of taking a leading position in the national and regional markets. The foundation of ABSHERON Hotel Group has been inspired by a remarkable development of tourism infrastructure in the Republic of Azerbaijan in recent years and reflects a long-term vision of economic and social development of the country. The hotel portfolio will stretch across various hotel categories from mid-scale life-style to luxury hotels and other hospitality entities both in and outside of Baku. For more information, please visit www.absheronhotelgroup.com
About Autograph Collection:
The vision behind the Autograph Collection is to offer an evolving group of passionately independent hotel experiences ranging from a 15-room boutique hunting lodge in the mountains of Colorado to a 19th century neoclassical palace in the majestic city of Prague. Exactly like nothing else, each hotel is thoughtfully chosen for its quality, originality, bold character, and capacity to offer today’s modern traveler a range of unique experiences suited to their individual sense of style and adventure. While still relatively new, the distinct portfolio has proven to be a highly successful venture due to its discerning selection process and unique ability to create memories through enriching travel experiences.