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The Westin Beijing Chaoyang Opens in the Pulsating Heart of Beijing’s Central Business District

2008-06-24 11:07 1212

BEIJING, June 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of Chinese government dignitaries, proud owners, senior hotel executives and staff members, the Westin Beijing Chaoyang opens its doors to welcome guests, in time for the 29th Beijing Olympic Games. The 550-room property is the second Westin in Beijing, and its opening reflects the expansion of the Westin brand in China.

“It is our honor to work with China Jinmao Group Limited. We believe that both tourists and business travelers to Beijing will soon enjoy a renewing stay with both the luxurious accommodation and instinctive services provided by the Westin Beijing Chaoyang in China’s capital city,” said Daniel R. Aylmer, General Manager of the Westin Beijing Chaoyang. “We are very excited to open in the booming area of Chaoyang District, adding more options in terms of accommodation and in the dining and entertainment scene, bringing a new breath of life and renewal to the city,” added Aylmer.

Location

The Westin Beijing Chaoyang is located in the very heart of Beijing’s Central Business District. This central location offers a convenient retreat for business people and leisure travelers alike. It is a 25-minute drive from Beijing International Airport and a convenient 15-minute walk to the major malls and bar district. Adjacent to the international diplomatic and business community of Beijing, this makes the central presence of the Westin Beijing Chaoyang ideal, appropriate and exciting. The Westin is the latest upper upscale hotel to open in booming Liang Ma He area since the mid-90’s.

The Westin Rooms

The 550-room hotel offers some of the largest guestroom size in the Chaoyang District with a minimum guestroom size of 40 sqm and up to 320 sqm for suites, all offering reprieve and renewal catered for guests’ needs. The rooms are designed with sensitivity to each person’s unique path to unwind, to ensure that everyone leaves feeling better than they felt upon arrival. All the Westin Beijing Chaoyang rooms come with four signature features Heavenly Bed(R), Rainforest Shower, Technology Support and Refreshment Center.

Westin Executive Club

The top four floors of the hotel are reserved for the Westin Executive Club rooms. These rooms come with full access to the Westin Executive Club located on the top floor of the hotel. The Westin Executive Club has daily changing buffet and free premium spirits and alcoholic drinks from 6pm - 8pm with an open bar. It also houses the 320 sqm Jinmao Presidential Suite.

Restaurants and Bars

In keeping with the hotel’s goal of ensuring each guest’s experience is unique, revitalizing and relaxing, the Westin Beijing Chaoyang offers eight different restaurants and bars all celebrating different aspects of the philosophy of renewal and wellness lifestyles.

-- Taste -- All-day dining restaurant featuring different live

cooking stations playfully employing elements from

all over the world and healthy super foods corners!

-- Grange -- A modern and trendy steak restaurant with a welcoming

1920’s style cocktail lounge area with a huge wine selection.

-- Zen5es -- A fine dining Chinese Cantonese restaurant, accentuated

with signature dishes of other ‘top 5’ regional Chinese cuisines

(Beijing, Shanghai, Sichuan, Hunan, Zhejiang).

-- Mix -- A mixed styled bar and lounge, perfect for after-work

meeting and live jazz in the evenings. Features an extensive

selections of champagnes & wines.

-- Touch -- Experience playful, funky and technologically cutting

edge bar complete with interactive features. Largest selection

of vodka infused cocktails in town, with 88 vodkas to choose

from.

-- Exchange -- A fun and fashionable café, serving coffee, tea, and

soft drinks during daytime, while champagne, wine and long drinks

are the offers in the evenings.

-- Treats -- A deli and bakery shop selling local food items, and

high quality chocolates, cakes, pastries. Gourmet lunch boxes

are perfect for guests on the go!

-- Splash -- The poolside bar offers healthy snacks, refreshing tea

cocktails or infused drinks. Features first ever specialized

mineral water menu with more than 10 different selections of water.

Meetings and Events

With the easy yet intimate accessibility of its meeting space, the Westin Beijing Chaoyang is positioned to become the city’s first choice for meetings and events. The magnificent Jinmao Ballroom, 720 sqm in size, has a capacity of up to 600 seats. There are smaller meeting rooms available too, including the Chaoyang Ballroom. A dedicated Meeting Concierge is on hand to assist with any technology or catering support as one-point contact for event organizers. Creative mix of innovative food and beverage concepts make every event stand out from the norm.

The Heavenly Spa

The entire 5th floor of the Westin Beijing spreads over 2,000 sqm and is devoted for renewing the body and nourishing the soul. The floor has three main zones: Westin Workout, the Heavenly Spa and 25-meter swimming pool with natural daylight, a Jacuzzi, and separate saunas. Subtle touches such as complimentary towels and water service make fitness renewal experience hassle free.

Opening Offer

Find renewal in the heart of the Olympic city with our Renewal Experience package and receive a gift set comprising complimentary breakfast, a room upgrade and a spa treatment to be redeemed when you return for another stay with us. For full details, please contact t 86.10.5922 8888 or visit http://www. westin.com/chaoyang now.

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About Westin Hotels & Resorts

With a portfolio of more than 150 properties around the world, Westin Hotels & Resorts is in the midst of the most robust growth period in the brand’s 77-year history. Westin Hotels is the fastest growing upper-upscale brand in the world with plans to expand to more than 250 hotels in the next five years.

Westin Hotels & Resorts is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT). Starwood Hotels is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 900 properties in more than 100 countries and 155,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood(R) Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), Sheraton(R), Westin(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, W(R), Le Méridien(R), and the recently launched aloftSM, and elementSM. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. 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 http://www.starwoodhotels.com and http://www.starwoodpressclub.com .

For more information or to be renewed, please call us at

The Westin Beijing Chaoyang

1 Xinyuan Nan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027, china

Tel 86 10 5922 8888 westin.com/changyang

Visit westin.com for directions and reservations.

Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts
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