BENGALURU, INDIA – 17th October 2023 – Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of 31 hotel brands, proudly unveils The Artiste Kochi – A Tribute Portfolio Hotel. Nestled in a prime location adjacent to Forum Mall in the heart of Kochi, the characterful hotel offers intimate spaces that seamlessly blend work and play.
Located just 32 kilometers from the city center and a 30-minute drive from Cochin International Airport, The Artiste is settled within the embrace of Kerala’s cultural essence, offering breathtaking views of both the bustling urban landscape and the serene backwaters of Kerala. It seamlessly weaves the vibrant hues of Kochi, the enchanting backwaters, the timeless temples, and the captivating art forms into its very fabric. It stands as a sanctuary dedicated to preserving & celebrating the kaleidoscope of Kerala’s traditions.
“With the launch of The Artiste, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, we are all set to exemplify the brand’s vision of presenting travelers with an exclusive blend of old-world charm along with modern amenities topped off with signature Indian warmth. The hotel’s uniqueness is noticeable through the artistic brilliance, soulful portraits spread across the property, authentic cuisines and untypical rooms that bring out the effervescence and life of Kerela. We are delighted to welcome this exciting new hotel within the Tribute Portfolio to Kochi’s hospitality landscape,” says Ranju Alex, Vice President South Asia, Marriott International.
One of the leading real estate developers in the country, The Prestige Group has a legacy of over three decades in real estate development. It has diversified business models across the Residential, Office, Leisure, Retail, and Hospitality segments with operations across 8 key locations in India. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Irfan Razack, Chairman & Managing Director of Prestige Group, said, “It is with immense pride and gratitude we introduce ‘The Artiste Kochi, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel’, a testament to our unwavering commitment to luxury and opulence of hospitality. The name ‘Artiste’ embodies our dedication to creativity, the fusion of tradition and modernity, and the celebration of Kochi’s diverse cultural tapestry. With the launch of The Artiste Kochi we will not only provide accommodation, but a stage for amazing moments, a gallery of memories, and a symphony of flavors that will dazzle your senses. We invite you to join us in redefining hospitality, where every guest is a cherished guest, and every stay is a work of art.”
Guests can experience a vibrant fusion of style, comfort & convenience in the 32 thoughtfully designed spacious rooms with a captivating private balcony giving unwavering attention to Kochi’s bespoke art and culture. Eclectic yet elegant interiors boast handmade furniture, eye-catching wall murals and authentic artwork, celebrating the beauty of the land in every detail. The room décor finds an equilibrium between traditional aesthetics and modern sensibilities while colluding with sustainable design practices. A well-lit expansive space, clearstory doors inviting abundant sunlight, an artful fusion of locally sourced wood furniture, contemporary elements and curated artwork epitomizes the complete design narrative.
The Artiste Kochi offers a delightful culinary adventure through its eclectic mix of restaurants. Artiste – The Restaurant is a 160-seater all-day dining space where guests can indulge in a culinary journey inspired by the flavors of Kerala. From traditional delicacies to modern interpretations, the menu captures the essence of the region’s gastronomy, tantalizing taste buds with every bite. The swim-up pool bar Splash serves small plates and delightful concoctions under the open sky amidst the bustling cityscape.
Spa At The Artiste offers guests looking to unwind with 3 treatment rooms each offering a full range of spa treatments, facials and body wraps. Open round-the-clock, the fitness center is well equipped with state-of-the-art equipment along with a personal trainer. Canvas, At The Artiste is a sanctuary for small and business meetings and intimate social events.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Artise Kochi, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel that has its own distinctive personality where guests can immerse themselves in the richness of the locale and experience a one-of-a-kind warm boutique hospitality. With a unique blend of artistic inspiration and contemporary design, we are set to be a haven for discerning travelers seeking authentic experiences,” said Abhishek Narain Sharma, Operations Manager, The Artiste Kochi, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel.