Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s global portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, recently announced the opening of The Westin Manila in Mandaluyong City, in partnership with Robinsons Land Corporation. With the new hotel opening its doors to the public, the Westin brand makes its highly anticipated return to the Philippine market.
The Westin Manila is now the fourth internationally branded hotel in the portfolio of Robinsons Hotels and Resorts, the hospitality arm of Robinsons Land. “We believe it is the best and the most beneficial time to provide premium hospitality with a strong focus on wellness, that is by none other than The Westin Manila. This partnership is a welcome addition to RHR’s thrust of becoming the biggest and best hotel company in the Philippines,” said Arthur G. Gindap, RHR’s Senior Vice President and Business Unit General Manager.
“We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of The Westin Manila, marking the brand’s re-entry in the Philippines as well as another milestone in its expansion in Asia-Pacific,” said Jennifer Connell, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts and Vice President, Distinctive Premium Brands, Marriott International. “With its signature programming, the new hotel will bring to life the Westin brand promise that delivers complete wellness experiences for travelers and locals alike.”
The hotel’s opening ceremony on March 12, 2023, was attended by key executives from Robinsons Land and Marriott International, local government officials, corporate clients, media, and other guests.
The Westin Manila is situated in the Ortigas CBD in Mandaluyong, the gateway to Metro Manila’s top corporate centers, shopping malls, healthcare establishments as well as dining and entertainment hotspots.
The 32-story hotel features 303 rooms including 57 suites, with stunning views of the Metro Manila skyline and thoughtfully appointed with amenities that underline the Westin’s holistic approach to well-being. Guestrooms and suites feature the plush Westin Heavenly Bed for a great night’s sleep, Nespresso coffee machines, Bluetooth speakers, complimentary Wi-Fi and 55-inch flat Samsung TVs. Guests staying in the Westin Club rooms and suites, which feature separate living rooms, also enjoy access to the exclusive Club Lounge which serves afternoon tea, hors d’oeuvres, and evening cocktails.
The Westin Manila offers an attractive array of dining options across its four F&B outlets. All-day-dining restaurant Seasonal Tastes features a live interactive kitchen and serves international dishes as well as local comfort food. The Lobby Lounge offers al fresco terrace dining with live music, and serves the "Crafted at Westin" beverage menu featuring artisanal cocktails.
For health-conscious diners, The Westin Eat Well Menu featuring deliciously nutritious light meals is offered at Seasonal Tastes and the Lobby Lounge, while the Westin Eat Well Menu for Kids is available to younger guests at Seasonal Tastes and for In-Room Dining.
At the Pool Bar, guests can enjoy the tropical sunshine with a handcrafted cocktail, while the Tapas Bar & Restaurant, a rooftop dining venue set to open in July, will feature panoramic views of the city as well as a jamón station stocked with the finest meats and excellent Spanish cuisine.
Guests can elevate their fitness routines at the 24/7 WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio with its complete range of modern cardio and resistance equipment, as well as TRX stability equipment, followed by a swim in the hotel’s 25-meter outdoor pool. The pool deck is also accompanied by a dedicated kids’ pool for families. As part of Westin’s Move Well pillar, the RunWESTIN® program offers curated run route maps with a choice of three or five-mile runs. The WestinWORKOUT® Gear Lending program allows guests to borrow the latest high-tech recovery and total body strength training equipment to optimize their fitness. Heavenly Spa by WESTIN™ opens in June 2023, and will offer wellness treatments such as rejuvenating body scrubs, couples’ massages, in-suite massages, and spa manicures and pedicures.
A total of 1,063 square meters of meeting and function spaces is available for casual and formal events, including the sophisticated Sonata Ballroom, which features seven-meter-high ceilings and a built-in LED wall. The ballroom hosts up to 330 guests and can be used for business or social events as well as glamorous weddings. The Westin Weddings program offers personalized arrangements and services to assist guests in planning their once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Additional meeting rooms for smaller events and meetings are also equipped with the latest audio-visual technology.
“Located in the vibrant heart of Metro Manila, guests will have all they need for a productive and relaxing stay in the city,” said Alexander Dietzsch, General Manager of The Westin Manila. “We look forward to welcoming guests to a new world of personalized wellness with our signature Westin guest experiences.”
To learn more about The Westin Manila, visit westinmanilahotel.com
For more information about Robinsons Hotels and Resorts, visit robinsonshotels.com
For more information on Robinsons Land, visit robinsonsland.com