Marriott International has opened its first hotel in Siberia, the Courtyard by Marriott Irkutsk City Center.

The 208-room hotel features a fitness centre, a ballroom with capacity for up to 300 people and five meetings rooms with 395m² of meeting space.

Courtyard has more than 910 locations in 30 countries.

Marriott plans to open 200 additional Courtyard by Marriott hotels globally, over the next three years.