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AC Hotels by Marriott

AC Hotels by Marriott

Stylish Hotels for Urban Spirits

Founded in 1998 by Antonio Catalán, AC Hotels has nearly 80 properties located in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal. AC Hotels and Marriott formed a joint venture in 2011, leveraging the unique style and design of these upscale urban-inspired hotels with the portfolio power and distribution of Marriott International.

Brand Attributes 

AC Hotels by MarriottSM provides innovative spaces of freedom and comfort, with a style that defines the most contemporary hospitality – the unmistakable AC style. This brand targets travelers searching for a design-led hotel in a great location. Sleek, sophisticated European inspired aesthetics bring the culture of the location alive to support our guests’ experience.

The public space in AC Hotels by Marriott has a crisp, linear design, and features carefully curated museum-quality artifacts. The AC Lounge creates a dynamic atmosphere, offering evening cocktails, quality wines, beverages and "small plate" food offerings.  The signature AC Guestroom boasts sleek European-inspired design with sophisticated furnishings and dramatic retail-inspired lighting. Each hotel has a minimum of one medium-sized meeting room for business and social events.

Global Expansion

With its global expansion, we now introduce AC Hotels by Marriott to North America, expanding Marriott's reach to an under-served $2 billion customer base.

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AC Hotels by Marriott Design Standards Brochure [pdf]

Global distribution(1) Units Rooms
Open 73 8,310
Pipeline 43 7,455


 (1) Source: Marriott internal database. Global distribution figures represent open properties and pipeline projects as of Q2 2013.