PONCE – Aloft Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, welcomes a new and unique addition to Ponce in April.
The new Aloft Ponce adopts a bold and elegant design that seeks to appeal to music enthusiasts and travelers who love the open spaces.
Centrally located, the property is surrounded by a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural options such as the Ponce Art Museum, Caja de Muertos Island, Castillo Serrallés Museum, Parque De Bombas, and Hacienda Buena Vista.
“The opening of the Aloft Ponce represents the resurgence of the Ciudad Señorial as a pillar in the tourism development of the region and the country. Its imposing scale and wide programmatic diversity endows the city with a new hotel that will be a symbol of the tenacity and optimistic outlook of new entrepreneurs from the South towards the future, ”said Joel Rodríguez, president of JRC Consolidated.
The hotel is home to 152 elegant and inviting rooms designed in the brand’s inventive and innovative loft-style design, featuring plush platform beds and contemporary décor with island touches.
Each room features free and fast Wi-Fi, 55-inch flat-screen TVs, Aloft custom toiletries from Bliss® Spa, and rainfall showerheads.
For guests’ convenience, the property offers high-tech features such as Mobile
Key for keyless entry to rooms and a concierge tablet.
For socializing, Aloft Ponce offers several avant-garde design spaces including the hotel’s exclusive restaurant, Nook, the Órale Órale Mexican restaurant and the largest Hard Rock Café in the Caribbean.
Guests can also take a dip in the infinity pool, Splash, while marveling at the spectacular views of Ponce.
In addition, the hotel houses Re: fuel by Aloft®, a breakfast area with light options to take away; Re: mix® lounge, the perfect place to mingle, mingle and play pool; and the W XYZ® Bar, a vibrant space offering signature cocktails and appetizers, which also doubles as a live music venue for the brand’s iconic Live at Aloft Hotels program.
During the day, the W XYZ Bar transforms into a social hub where guests and locals can hang out or catch up on work.
Business travelers can make use of the state-of-the-art and multifunctional meeting spaces equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual devices and free Wi-Fi.
The 5,041-square-foot function rooms are ideal for hosting events of various scales and formats.
“The opening of Aloft Ponce marks the beginning of a new era of growth and prosperity for the City of Ponce. The arrival of a new Marriott International property in Ponce repositioned the city as an emerging tourist destination in the Caribbean for the next generation of travelers, ”said Abel Misla Villalba, president of Misla Hospitality Group, Operating Group.
Guests can keep in shape with access to the hotel’s Re: charge fitness center, which is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.
The hotel also offers special services for children with Camp Aloft and pets with ARF℠ (Animals R Fun pet program).
Additionally, the hotel adheres to Marriott International’s Cleanliness Pledge protocols with improved technologies, including electrostatic sprays and the highest ranking of disinfectants recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. to disinfect surfaces throughout the property more frequently.
The Marriott Global Cleaning Council, made up of internal and external experts in food and beverage safety, hygiene and infection prevention and hotel operations, has developed a new generation of global hotel cleaning standards to minimize risk and improve safety both for consumers and Marriott associates.
“After much anticipation, we are delighted to welcome visitors to Aloft Ponce,” commented Victor Vega, general manager of the hotel.
“It is the ideal choice for travelers looking for a lifestyle hotel with bold design at an affordable price.”
For more information on Aloft Ponce, visit www.alofthotels.com.