Westin Chennai Velachery Opens in India
Starwood announced the opening of the Westin Chennai Velachery in Chennai, India. The property is the sixth Westin hotel to be located in India, and the first of seven new Westin hotels that are expected to open across Asia Pacific this year.
The hotel has Westin Heavenly Beds, Bath, and Showers in each of its 215 rooms. Each room offers views of either the outdoor pool or the city skyline.
The property has a courtyard that features a 35-foot waterfall which can be viewed from the lobby. There is also a 24-hour fitness studio as well as a spa, which offers various massages and therapies.
The hotel also includes three restaurants: Seasonal Tastes, a contemporary all-day dining venue featuring local and international cuisine; EEST, which offers a Pan Asian menu; and Willows, a cricket-themed bar and lounge. There is also the Poolside Grill & Barbeque located next to the pool, specializing in Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Indian grill choices.
Also on the premises is over 12,600 square feet (1,170 square meters) of meeting and event space, including two pillarless ballrooms and a business center. On the top floor is the Westin Executive Club, which offers complimentary breakfast, wireless Internet access, and evening cocktail and hors d’oeuvres service.