• Starwood expands Westin brand in Australia with Coolum resort

    The Westin Coolum
    653 300 Daniel Fountain
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    Starwood Hotels has announced its signing of a Westin resort and spa in Coolum, Australia. Located on Yaroomba beach and slated to open in 2021, the resort will be part of a proposed mixed use development featuring retail shops and boutiques, plus luxury apartments.

    Sean Hunt Vice President of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Pacific said: “The Westin brand is enjoying phenomenal growth both due to its innovative wellness offerings and lifestyle. By the time it welcomes its first guests,The Westin Coolum Resort & Spa will be the first new-build five star hotel to open on the Sunshine Coast in 27 years, supporting tourism growth and providing significant employment opportunities to the community.”

    Positioned less than 200 metres from the sea with direct access to the beach, The Westin Coolum Resort & Spa will boast 220 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including nine spacious suites, all featuring the renowned Westin ‘Heavenly Bed’.

    Guests will be able to relax at The Heavenly Spa by Westin™, which will offer six treatment rooms and an array of treatments dedicated to well-being, take a rejuvenating swim in the infinity edge swimming pool or exercise at the WestinWORKOUT® studio.

    The Westin Coolum Resort & Spa joins Starwood’s robust portfolio in the Pacific – 17 hotels in operation, including The Westin Sydneyand The Westin Melbourne. The hotel marks 10 properties under development including: The Westin Brisbane, The Westin Perth, W Brisbane, Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort, Aloft Adelaide and Aloft Perth Rivervale.

    Daniel Fountain / 23.06.2016

    Editor, Hotel Designs

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