Moxy Hotels checks into the south coast of England.
Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand has today announced the opening of the 208-bedroom Moxy Southampton, the eighth Moxy Hotel in the UK. With its upbeat vibe, buzzing social spaces, affordable guest rooms and stylish bar that doubles as check-in, Moxy Southampton is ready to shake up the hotel scene in the port city.
Located at the West Quay Shopping Centre and near the marina, Moxy Southampton is within walking distance of the centre of the coastal city’s buzz. The social lobby features industrial chic interiors mixed with nautical themed décor paying homage to the local neighbourhood. Guests are greeted by the lively Moxy crew and given a complimentary Moxy cocktail at check-in to start their stay in style. Travellers can also look out for Moxy ‘Hookups’, creative, social perks gifted randomly to guests daily, Moxy’s fresh twist on the expected hotel amenities.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Moxy Southampton into our growing UK portfolio, and bring the renowned Moxy spirit to the city. Southampton’s flair and creativity pairs perfectly with our Moxy guests who are always on the lookout for fun experiences.” Said John Licence, Vice President, Premium & Select Brands, Marriott International Europe.
Belvar, the management group operating Moxy Southampton, continue to expand their footprint. CEO Mads Jacobsen commented; “Each Moxy hotel we operate is different, quirky and has its own personality. Our bars, for guests and locals, are the place to eat, drink and socialise. Every bedroom makes a statement and brings the wow factor to our guests. For us it’s about creating a social atmosphere and standing out from the crowd. Hotels don’t need to be boring which is why the fun factor is important to us.”
Industrial chic interiors defined by dark colours and raw materials set the playful tone to welcome guests. The lobby features a large authentic anchor and a shipping container wall, along with graffiti art illustrating ships by street artists, bringing the nautical theme to life. Guests can work and play from day to night in the social lobby that provides coworking spaces and a buzzing scene.
The property features 208 bedrooms with four guest room styles including Moxy Sleepers, twin rooms, Peak Sleepers with extra amenities and Family Rooms. Bathrooms come with Muk toiletries and tech-savvy travellers will be well connected with abundant USB outlets and furiously fast free Wi-Fi.
24/7 Dining #ATTHEMOXY
Moxy’s 24/7 smart and fun self-service B&F (Beverage & Food) concept gives guests access to what they want, whenever they want it. The Moxy dining area offers lots of options including fresh flatbreads and folds, paninis and a range of healthy alternatives from salad to antipasti. A variety of beverages include cocktails, craft beers and speciality wines, along with fresh juices.
Special opening rates at the new Moxy Southampton begin at £69 per room.
Marriott Rewards #ATTHEMOXY
Moxy guests who are members of the award-winning Marriott Bonvoy Rewards loyalty programme will get exclusive access to even more digital features through the Marriott Bonvoy Mobile app when they book direct. Benefits include mobile check-in and check-out, keyless entry and Mobile Requests to make their travel experience seamless. Marriott Bonvoy members will also earn points for their stay at Moxy Hotels and can redeem for hotel stays across the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio of brands.
About Moxy Hotels
Moxy Hotels is Marriott International’s new millennial-focused brand that debuted in September 2014 with the opening of the Moxy Milan. A boutique-hotel concept for the next-Gen traveler, Moxy is a fresh and innovative brand combining stylish design and approachable service at an affordable price point. With tech-enabled rooms, vibrant lobby spaces and warm, modern service, Moxy aims to surprise travelers with a thoughtful, spirited and fun guest experience. Moxy Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com. To learn more about Moxy Hotels, visit www.MoxyHotels.com.