Westin Chennai

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Westin Chennai
Westin velachery.jpg
Westin Chennai
Hotel chain Starwood Hotels
General information
Location India
Address 154, Velachery
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 042
Coordinates 12°59'22"N 80°13'15"E
Opening February 2013
Owner P. Mohamed Ali (Mfar Hotels and Resorts Limited)
Technical details
Floor count 10
Other information
Number of rooms 215
Website
starwoodhotels.com/westin

Westin Chennai is a 10-storied five-star hotel in Chennai, India. Located on Velachery Main Road in Velachery, a southern suburb of Chennai, it is the sixth Westin hotel in India.[1]

History[edit]

The hotel was opened in February 2013.[1] In November 2013, the hotel launched its Asian speciality restaurant, EEST (standing for Elegant, Exquisite, Serenity and Triumph).[2]

The hotel[edit]

The hotel is built on a plot measuring 7792 sq m.[3] The hotel has four food and beverage venues, including an all-day dining, a specialty restaurant, a bar and a poolside restaurant. Leisure facilities in the hotel include a gym named Westin Workout, an outdoor pool, a spa named 'Heavenly Spa', and a group running programme called 'Run Westin'.[1] It will also feature over 12,600 square feet (1,170 sq m) of meeting and function space,[4] including two pillarless ballrooms and 12 break-out rooms, in addition to a business centre.[1] The hotel features an open swimming pool on the second-floor terrace level.[3]

The hotel has three restaurants, namely, the all-day dining Seasonal Tastes, Pan Asia EEST and the Poolside Grill and Barbeque, in addition to the cricket-themed lounge bar Willows. There is a Westin Executive Club located on the top floor of the hotel.[1]

The central courtyard of the hotel has a 35-feet cascading water body.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Westin opens Chennai Velachery property". Business Traveller (Chennai: Business Traveller). 25 February 2013. Retrieved 26 Feb 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Westin Chennai Velachery opens EEST restaurant". HospitalityBizIndia.com (Mumbai: HospitalityBizIndia). 21 November 2013. Retrieved 7 Dec 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "PP Approval - MSB 2012 (January to October)" (pdf). CMDA. 2012. Retrieved 16 Nov 2012. 
  4. ^ "Starwood signs agreement for first property in Chennai". Travel Biz Monitor (Mumbai: TravelBizMonitor.com). 25 January 2012. Retrieved 16 Apr 2012. 
  5. ^ "Westin® Hotels & Resorts Brings Inspired Well Being to Chennai, India with the Opening of the Westin Chennai Velachery". Fort Mill Times (Chennai: Fortmillstimes.com). 25 February 2013. Retrieved 26 Feb 2013. 

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