Modern Drinks, Social Food Featured at Las Vegas Resort’s New 221 Bar

SOURCE: Marriott

Colorful Offering Found on Extensive Drink Menu

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwire – September 24, 2010) –  It’s all about the beverages at the exciting new and contemporary 221 bar at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, where modern drinks and social food are served up in a comfortable and welcoming ambience that make this the perfect gathering place at one of the most beautiful of Las Vegas resorts.

Local customers and resort guests will find the 49-seat restaurant’s atmosphere in the Las Vegas Palms Tower lively and comfortable while surrounded with luxury amenities and exceptional service that pace the standards of restaurants in Summerlin. Las Vegas travelers will appreciate the extensive menu of fabulous drinks and lush wines, while locals will quickly designate 221 as “the place to be” for social or business networking or just relaxing with a drink and scrumptious appetizers after a long day.

With a drink menu that sports seven signature “color” martinis aptly named red, blue, yellow, green chocolate, orange and pink, all made of high quality liquors and freshly squeezed juices, 221 offers drink options for everyone. Whether seeking traditional or trendy cocktails, wine, beer, champagne and sparkling, ports, digestives or savory mocktails, 221 serves it up in a style echoing the resort’s Las Vegas prestige. For wine lovers it’s 20-up as 221 offers 20 reds, 20 whites and 20 by the glass. Beer drinkers will find four brands on tap with 20 brands of bottled beer that include a mix of local, microbrew and imports.

A simple, but refined menu of fine food complements the drink list, offering guests a great opportunity to relax and share. 221 offers lots of options for sharing, such as the “2 meet, 2 see, 1 good time,” which includes small plates of two meat items, two seafood items, or one larger item, such as pizza or a cheese board. The fresh and flavorful menu includes 15 appetizers, two popular salads, sandwich options and four savory entrées — all designed and freshly prepared with the satisfaction of guests in mind. A full pub menu is also available upon request.

The friendly atmosphere of 221 is accented with high ceilings, two large flat screen televisions and a state-of-the-art sound system. A rich wood décor is maintained throughout the establishment with expressive bar millwork embellishing the atmosphere which includes modern stone top tables and comfortable couches, all perfect for visiting in the bar’s casual and relaxed surroundings.

Guests at this JW Marriott Resort & Spa will enjoy Las Vegas luxury hotel suites and spacious guest rooms that offer exclusive Marriott Revive bedding ensembles, walk-in closets, in-room safes and plush robes. In-room media includes 32-inch televisions, cable/satellite service with premium movie channels, pay-per-view movies, video games and high-speed Internet access.

About JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa is one of the premier Las Vegas resorts for families, with a variety of on-site children’s and family activities including swimming pools, a sandpit volleyball court, and golf courses. The hotel features 548 oversized guestrooms set amid 54 acres of lush gardens. Located in Summerlin, 20 minutes northwest of the famous Las Vegas Strip, the resort is close enough to indulge in the city’s amenities, but far enough away to enjoy golfing on one of the courses surrounding the resort or explore beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Indulge yourself at JW Marriott’s luxurious Aquae Sulis Spa or lounge by the grass-edged pool. Plus, the resort features a wide selection of dining and entertainment options, from casual to elegant. All services and amenities synonymous with JW Marriott are at your fingertips when you visit.

About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 45 JW Marriott hotels in 19 countries; by 2013 the portfolio will encompass 73 properties in 28 countries.

About Marriott International
Marriott International is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 68 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites Inn and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, The Ritz-Carlton Residences and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 yearend. It is recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information, please visit