"Orange is the New Black"-Themed Party Included Performance From Black Velveteen
AHMEDABAD, INDIA -- (Marketwired) -- Jun 01, 2015 -- Coffee shops are more than just places to get a dose of caffeine; from lounge seating and cultural events to gourmet food and creative espresso drinks, they're now among the hottest places to hang in a city. This month, the coffee bar at Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad celebrated its first year with a party worthy of that new definition.
Java+ welcomed millennials, socialites and business folks alike to the anniversary celebration. Themed after the popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black, the night included festive décor, a cake cutting and a performance from Mumbai-based band Black Velveteen, who played a mix of retro, jazz and blues tracks.
"Java+ is the city's top hang-out destination," Gaurav Singh, General Manager of the Ahmedabad hotel, says. "The lively yet idyllic ambience, efficient service and extensive selection of quick-serve delicacies allow the cafe to cater to a wide range of people from different walks of life and age groups. The first anniversary is a testimony of its popularity and the quality of service we've been able to deliver."
The Ahmedabad coffee bar and lounge is part of the international Java+ brand, which made its mark at other Marriott hotels in Singapore, China and the Philippines before debuting in India at this 5-star hotel. Modeled on the 19th century European cafe concept, the coffee bar appeals to those looking for a place to work, relax or socialize, and offers flexible seating and Wi-Fi.
An extensive beverage menu features single-origin coffees from Colombia, Java and Ethiopia; Chinese, Japanese and estate teas from Assam and Darjeeling; indulgent milkshakes and iced coffees; and crowd favourites including hot chocolate, cappuccino, iced tea and India's unofficial drink of choice, chai. The hotel cafe is a popular stop for Ahmedabad business travellers, students and locals on their way to work, so grab-and-go food is as much a focus as great drinks. Mornings offer bakery selections, waffles and smoothies; lunch includes sandwiches, wraps and salads; and evening features a wide range of tempting items such as the Maggie burger and cupcakes. Guests can also take their Java+ favourites home with them, thanks to a retail area with homemade chocolates, cookies and macaroons, coffee beans, Dilmah teas and high-end cigars, which can also be enjoyed in the outdoor courtyard/ vertical garden.
About Courtyard Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad has plenty to attract both domestic and international travellers, from its thriving commercial industries to its historical landmarks. Courtyard Ahmedabad appeals to all types of visitors with a prime location, desirable amenities and attentive service. The hotel experience begins in the lobby, where modern decor, inviting seating areas and friendly faces greet every guest. Branching off from this main public space are the restaurants, among the best in Ahmedabad, including MoMo Café, Java+ and the fine dining vegetarian, Shakahari. Popular meeting places for the local working and social community, the restaurants are more casual alternatives to the hotel's dedicated event spaces. Weddings, conferences, board meetings and parties can be accommodated with an array of venues, full-service catering and dedicated event services. When it's time to be alone, accommodations offer peaceful, stylish retreats with Wi-Fi, cozy bedding, a spacious desk and 24-hour room service. An indoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre allow guests to stay on track with wellness goals.
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CONTACT Courtyard Ahmedabad Ramdev Nagar Cross Road, Satellite Road Ahmedabad 380015 India www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/amdcy-courtyard-ahmedabad/ +91-79-66185000
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