Chennai, November 2017: Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International Inc., continues to expand its portfolio with the opening of its eighth hotel in India, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat. The second hotel in Kolkata & East India under the Marriott International portfolio and the first under the Westin Hotels & Resorts umbrella, the property is set to bring the brand’s signature well-being offerings, empowering guests to be their best selves on the road.
Located 8 kilometers from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport and a kilometer away from the International Convention Centre, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat distinguishes itself with the globally-acclaimed Westin experience of superb facilities, delicious cuisine, innovative wellness initiatives and tailored services, offering an invigorating environment and personal tranquility. The Face of Spirituality, a 105ft mural by the lobby, intricately captures the spirit of the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata,allowing guests a sense of calmness and serene energy.
Built over 8 acres, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat features 314 well-appointed guestrooms and suites. Each room boasts of an unobstructed view of the Kolkata skyline, and featuresthe Westin brand’s signature Heavenly Bed® and upgraded Heavenly Bath® amenities, ensuring restful nights and blissful mornings.
Mr. Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International said,“The opening of the second Marriott hotel in Kolkata, and the first under the Westin brand, marks a great milestone for Marriott International. After tapping the luxury market, it was but a matter of time before we presented one of our premiumbrandsto the city of Kolkata. The hotel will offer a restorative retreat in the heart of the new business district of Rajarhat with Westin’s signature offerings that will fuel and energize our guests’ experience.”
For an enriching culinary experience,The Westin Kolkata Rajarhatincludes a range of premium F&B venues, each one offering a variety of international and local flavors. Seasonal Tastes, the all-day dining restaurant, features live kitchens preparing made-to-order dishes alongside serving the brand’s signature SuperfoodsRx breakfast, for an energetic start to the day. EEST, on the 31st floor, is a fine dining restaurant serving authentic Pan-Asian cuisine while Vedic, serving specialty vegetarian fare from around India along with a special vegan menu, which is a first in Kolkata. The Lounge Bar, a casual meeting place, is ideal for freshly baked items and afternoon tea or crafted cocktails and premium wine and spirits selection in the evening.
Whether traveling for business or leisure, Westin’s mission is to be a partner in guests’ well-being, allowing them the ability to regain control of their routine on the road. The hotel offers over 2,000 square meters dedicated to wellness, guests can enjoy an invigorating massage at the Heavenly Spa by Westin or energize at WestinWORKOUT® fitness studio, staying active while on the road.To complement the range of rejuvenating therapies on offer, other facilities also include an outdoor pool. The hotel will also offer Westin’s Gear Lending program in partnership with New Balance, allowing guests to pack light and stay fit while on the road.
A reflection of Westin Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to wellness, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhatincorporates the Six Pillars of Wellness, presenting guests, both business and leisure, with the signature Westin experiences which augments their stay at the property. Specially curated programs like RunWESTIN® fulfill the guests’ need to go outdoors for a jog, providing them with a safe and well-researched route-map in the vicinity.
The hotel features over 50,000 square feet of flexible function spaces, ideal for meeting, conferences, corporate events and weddings. From large-scale events in the opulent Ballroom to smaller gatherings in one of the function rooms with state-of-the-art facilities, the professional conference and banquet team will make sure every detail is taken care of. The hotel boasts of a helipad to provide easy VIP accessibility.
For more information or to make a reservation, please contact +91 33 4037 1234 or visit http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3274&language=en_US
AboutWestin Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts, a leader in wellness and hospitality for more than a decade, lives its philosophy “Empowering a Better You™” through the brand’s Six Pillars of Well-Being: Feel Well, Work Well, Move Well, Eat Well, Sleep Well and Play Well. At more than 200 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, guests can experience offerings that include the iconic Heavenly® Bed, RunWESTIN™ and Westin Gear Lending with New Balance®, delicious and nutritious SuperFoodsRx™ and more. To learn more, visit www.westin.com. Stay connected to Westin: @westin on Twitter and Instagram andfacebook.com/Westin.
About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,400 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 126 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.