Marriott Marquis to feature rooftop lazy river shaped like Texas

marriott lazy river texasAs we are still all recovering from the big merger of Starwood and Marriott announcement there is some good news for those of us that enjoy resort-style hotel pools. In Downtown Houston a Marriott Marquis Houston will include a one-of-a-kind rooftop lazy river shaped like Texas overlooking Houston’s Discovery Green. This is normally something you would only see at Disney and Las Vegas resorts in the U.S. minus the Texas shape.

The new Marriott hotel will include 1,000 rooms and 100,000 square feet of meeting space. The swanky terrace also will include a separate pavilion, infinity pool and plenty of lush greenery, providing the outdoor space a swanky vibe. Other amenities of the hotel include a skybridge connecting to the nearby George R. Brown Convention Center. The $370 million hotel is scheduled for an Oct. 1, 2016 completion.

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