One of the most unique indoor lifestyle and entertainment complexes of any hotel property in the U.S. can be found at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. The two-story facility features a 10,000-sq.-ft. NBA-approved basketball arena, full-size tennis court, world-renowned Indoor Golf School and Pro Shop with simulator, an enliven spa & salon, virtual bowling alley, Met 2 Fitness and more. Extended across the hotel’s 19th Floor is the arsenal of sports options as well as a high-tech 3D media room, and a fashionably furnished pool deck with a heated stainless steel pool and whirlpool. Centered on the same floor is the 10,000-sq.-ft. Arena that boasts a clever multi-use portable floor system that transforms into an NBA-Approved basketball court and a tennis court featuring the identical surface used at the Miami Open. The nearby Billiard Room features a top-of-the-line midnight blue Brunswick Treviso Pool Table and a Virtual Bowling Alley. The 20th Floor is a sanctuary for wellness and relaxation with a 4,000-sq.-ft. full-service spa, beauty salon and state-of-the-art fitness center with eco-friendly Technogym equipment. “The multiplex entertainment facility was created as part of our mission to cater to the individual preferences of each guest,” says Paul Pebley, Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing for MDM Hotel Group, the group that owns and operates the hotel; JWMarriottMarquisMiami.com.
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