Westin Hotels Debuts in the Fast Growing City of Xian

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    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of The Westin Xian, marking the entry of the Westin brand into the Shaanxi province of China and one of the four major ancient civilizations in the world, along with Athens, Cairo and Rome. A haven for rest and relaxation, The Westin Xian is located just steps away from the ancient city’s myriad cultural attractions, restaurants, and shops. The Westin Xian is the first Westin in the world and the first hotel in Xian to have its own museum, paying tribute to the ancient history of China with its exceptional collection of over 2,000 artifacts. As the city’s premier international five star hotel, The Westin Xian offers refined Chinese hospitality in a storied location, allowing guests to enjoy a refreshing and renewing travel experience.Heavenly Accommodations
    The Westin Xian features 329 rooms and 32 one- to two-bedroom apartments. Upon welcome, guests to The Westin Xian are immediately invited to relax and renew with a sensory-rich experience that evokes tranquility and retreat after the rigors of travel. The spacious accommodations are tastefully designed with soothing tones, and each features a flat screen LCD television, rainforest shower, extra-large closets, personal refreshment center, and Westin’s signature Heavenly bed to ensure guests enjoy a good night’s sleep.

    Harmonious Modern Design
    Designed by Neri & Hu Design, The Westin Xi’an property covers nearly 60 acres and is comprised of a 5-star hotel, adjacent museum, and shopping centre. Harmoniously fusing the indigenous culture with modern design, Westin Xi’an showcases a Tang dynasty architectural style. Measuring approximately 80,000 square meters, the main building features a covered porch and garden courtyard. Guests access cafes, restaurants, and other auxiliary facilities via this interior landscape. In alignment with the Westin’s wellness ethos, the hotel’s indoor/outdoor layout instills guests with the pleasure of being close to nature.

    First Westin Hotel to Feature Its Own Museum
    Guests are invited to explore their cultural sides at the Xian Qujiang Museum of Fine Arts at The Westin Xian. This is the first Westin in the world and the first hotel in Xian to have its own museum, paying tribute to the ancient history of China with its exceptional collection of over 2,000 artifacts.

    Epicurean Adventures
    The Westin Xian also offers a variety of epicurean dining experiences—Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Seasonal Tastes presents nourishing and imaginative menu creations using the freshest produce and ingredients. Zen5es specializes in innovative and traditional Cantonese dishes which are prepared and presented with passion and flair. At Mai, guests can immerse themselves in the culture and flavors of modern and contemporary Japanese cuisine. Located at street level, Mai is a hip favorite amongst hotel guests and locals alike. Daily Treats is ideal for a quick coffee and light bites such as a gourmet sandwich and Lobby Lounge is the place to relax and elevate your senses either day or night with a cocktail or hot Westin Jing Tea. Oversized windows provide views of the Great Wild Goose Pagoda while live music in the evenings creates a pleasant atmosphere.

    Renew and revitalize
    The Westin Xian invites guests to maintain their wellness routine while on the road with the WestinWORKOUT Gym and indoor swimming pool.

    With more than 3,300 square meters of meeting space and three banquet spaces, The Westin Xian provides a new and exceptional destination for events. The flexible function space can be arranged in a variety of way to accommodate everything from 1,500 person cocktails to intimate dinners. Outdoors, an 1,860 square meter sunken garden with waterfall provides the perfect ambience for weddings or cocktail gatherings.

    Daniel Fountain / 16.04.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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