- Reardon Smith Architects Limited
- Jan 2011
- 550,000 sq ft
The JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel, Azerbaijan, located on Azadliq Square on the edge of the Caspian Sea. A hotel on this site, established in 1985, had 343 rooms on 16 floors. That hotel was demolished and completely rebuilt in 2009 to become a JW Marriott managed property of 243 rooms on 20 floors. It is described as an "imposing hotel", with a "magnificent view of the city square and the sun-spangled expanse of the world's largest lake.