More news from the world of hotels. In early 2012, the Hotel Ambassadeur, located in the heart of Juan-les-Pins, will be re-branded a Renaissance Hotel under a management agreement with Jesta Group. The Renaissance Antibes Juan-les-Pins Hotel will join the JW Marriott Hotel Cannes (previously Palais Stephanie) as Marriott continues to expand on the Cote d’ Azur.
Juan-les-Pins, a small seaside resort between Nice and Cannes, is a popular holiday destination with the international jet-set, boasting beaches, boating and nightlife. The “pins” refer to the umbrella pine trees known for widely inhabiting the destination. The Hotel Ambassadeur Juan-les-Pins is located in the heart of the town, near the famous La Pinede Gould, renowned for hosting the annual “Jazz A Juan” International Jazz Festival every July.
In 2009, the 221 guestrooms and suites of the Ambassadeur underwent a multi-million euro renovation.
Located in a lush and tranquil setting, the Renaissance Antibes Juan-les-Pins boasts both indoor and outdoor pools, a pool-side grill and is located a short 200 meter walk from Ambassadeur beach, the hotel’s private sandy beach. In addition, the hotel is located adjacent to Juan-le-Pin’s new state-of-the-art congress center.
Last year, Marriott announced its goal of doubling its portfolio in Europe by 2015. The 221-room Renaissance Antibes Juan-les-Pins Hotel and the 261-room JW Marriott Hotel Cannes join 23 additional hotels currently under development in Europe. In separate news, the Marriott group recently announced its intention to no longer offer porn films as in-room entertainment.