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Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Now Open for Business!

Contributor: Swinerton Blogger   |   January 11, 2016   |   Image Gallery »
Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Now Open for Business!

In early November, Downtown San Diego’s hotel options increased significantly with the opening of the new Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Gaslamp/Convention Center. Working for owner J Street Hospitality, Swinerton Builders San Diego delivered the project to a highly satisfied repeat client.

The 14-story structure contains 90 hotel rooms and has a European boutique feel. The Nolen—the hotel’s crowning jewel—is a rooftop cocktail bar and restaurant that offers guests sweeping views of the city skyline, San Diego Bay, Coronado Island, and the Pacific Ocean. The 2,500-square-foot upscale hangout also has its own dedicated entrance and elevator that heads straight to the 14th floor. Additional amenities include a 24/7 convenience store, fitness center, business center, and The Bistro—a restaurant and bar housed on the hotel’s ground floor.

Set in the heart of America’s Finest City, the hotel is located on 6th Avenue between J Street and Island Avenue. Positioned perfectly
for a variety of travelers, it’s within walking distance of downtown’s most popular restaurants, entertainment venues, and shopping areas, including: Petco Park, Horton Plaza, U.S.S. Midway Museum, Convention Center, Gaslamp Quarter, East Village, and Seaport Village. Before breaking ground in April 2014, the project team also provided design, construction, budget, scheduling, and constructability services. Teaming closely with Awbrey Cook Rogers McGill Architects, they also took over the design of the MEP
and structural concrete scopes, and worked in tandem with Marriott’s design team to create various room configurations with 
unique specifications.