Nanjing, China (March 21, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announces the opening of The Westin Nanjing, the first Westin hotel in Nanjing, in the Jiangsu province. The Westin Nanjing is strategically located in the heart of Nanjing at the intersection of Zhongyang Road and Tongjia Lane, the Hunan Road central business district. The hotel offers a retreat with all guest rooms overlooking the scenic Xuanwu Lake. The Westin Nanjing provides direct access to Nanjing’s business district, entertainment and shopping district, only 5 minutes from Xuanwu Lake subway station and Nanjing Hall of City Planning & Construction Exhibition and just 15 minutes from the Nanjing Train Station.
The hotel is on the top of Nanjing International Center and features 234 rooms and suites with a stunning view of the shimmering Xuanwu Lake; minimum room size is 42 square meters, all guest rooms are elegantly and comfortably designed and fearure the Heavenly® Bed, refreshing White Tea Aloe bath amenities, 42” LCD HDTV, IPOD docking station and high speed internet access which are designed to leave guests feeling uplifted, relaxed, pampered and invigorated.
The Westin Nanjing offers three restaurants and lounges. The bright and refreshingly decorated Seasonal Tastes is located on 23rd floor of hotel with an open kitchen and full-length windows with magnificent sunrise view above Xuanwu Lake during an energizing breakfast and a romantic or interactive dining experience accompanied by wonderful city night view; featuring both buffet and a la carte selections. The Five Zen5es Chinese restaurant is located on 9th floor of hotel, favored by locals and tourists alike for its authentic new-look Huaiyang cuisine, featuring a modern dining area and eight private dining rooms with Chinese annatto color bar and modern geometry decoration. The hotel’s famous Executive Chef Ricky Yin and his team combines traditional skills with a new fashion and deliver a brand-new food experience. The Business Center of hotel is located on 23rd floor and features a full range of support services.
For meeting planners and for social events, The Westin Nanjing provides more than 1, 000 square meters of meeting and banquet space to suite every occasion. Located at 9th floor with 530 square meters and the Grand Ballroom can be divided into three separate areas with each area featuring independent stage lights, high-definition projectors and advanced AV equipment.
After a busy day guests can feel rejuvenated with a dip in the 25-meter indoor heated swimming pool or a session at WestinWORKOUT® with the latest in cardio equipment and weights.
The diamond fountain in the Lobby with an instinctive stream, the scent of White tea, atmospheric lighting, leisurely music and vivid Jan Packer botanicals encompass every guest with a sensory and tranquil feeling.
“With Westin’s sterling reputation for offering personal and instinctive service and gastronomic excellence, The Westin Nanjing will undoubtedly contribute immensely to the tourism industry of Nanjing and will soon be the choice for the growing stream of business travelers’, said Mr. Richard Deutl, General Manager of The Westin Nanjing. “We are very excited to be the first Westin in Jiangsu Province and to contribute to the increasing importance of Nanjing as tourism and business city. With our oversized guestrooms, the industry leading Heavenly Bed, our relaxing Heavenly Bath, the nutritious and health supporting SuperfoodRx concept, the energizing Westin WORKOUT and efficient Service Express will make every guest refreshed and rejuvenated.. My team and I look forward to offer a new feeling to our guests in the city of Nanjing; also because the hotel is the part of the Nanjing International Center including high level offices, world renowned brands in the shopping mall and top luxury apartments, we trust we not only offer a hotel but also a new lifestyle. ” he added.
About Westin Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts makes the healthiest choices irresistibly appealing, so guests leave feeling better than when they arrived. With over 170 hotels and resorts in over 36 countries and territories, Westin is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Starwood Hotels is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1025 properties in nearly 100 countries and territories with 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
- Vivian Wei
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