Marriott opens Edmonton luxury hotel complex beside Rogers Place

the development features 346 tech-integrated guestrooms and approximately 22,000 square feet of meeting and conference space
The New JW Marriott features 346 tech-integrated guestrooms and approximately 22,000 square feet of meeting and conference space

Marriott’s luxury hotel development in downtown Edmonton adjacent to the Rogers Place has thrown open its doors.

Named the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District, the development features 346 tech-integrated guestrooms and approximately 22,000 square feet of meeting and conference space. The company claims the district has Edmonton’s largest event ballroom, featuring 9,000 square feet of space with six-metre-high ceilings.

Above the Marriott is The Legends Private Residences, featuring 262 condominium units up to the 54th floor.

Don Cleary, president of Marriott International's Canadian operation
Don Cleary
President of Marriott International’s Canadian operation

“We are thrilled to be opening our 250th hotel in Canada as well as bringing our iconic JW brand to the city of Edmonton,” Don Cleary, president of Marriott International’s Canadian operation, stated in a news release.

“Our 250th property underscores the importance of luxury to this market, and the tremendous opportunity for growth in Canada.”

It is the third JW Marriott property in Canada.

The company said the hotel is also home to a comprehensive wellness facility, including Spa by JW, Edmonton’s only full-service luxury hotel spa, and Archetype, a state-of-the-art fitness club. 

“JW Marriott is dedicated to providing our guests with enriching experiences in distinctive locations around the world, and JW Marriott Edmonton is the perfect example of this philosophy in action,” said Mitzi Gaskins, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott. “The centerpiece of the city’s buzzing new ICE District, JW Marriott Edmonton provides guests the opportunity to experience every moment to the fullest through JW Marriott’s individualized approach to luxury.”

The hotel is connected to Rogers Place Arena and within easy walking distance to Edmonton’s Arts District, River Valley and the Edmonton Convention Centre.

“ICE District is unlike anything Edmonton has seen before with its unique and upscale offerings,” said Tim Shipton, Senior Vice President, Communications and Government Relations, ICE District. “With today’s grand opening of the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District, we are proud to be home to only the third JW Marriott in Canada, which will certainly be Edmonton’s finest hotel, as we continue to set the standard for state-of-the-art living.”

| Edmonton’s Business 


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