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Tue, 14 March 2023

Westin Returns to Manila, Philippines

(14/03/23)  Marriott, in partnership with Robinsons Land Corp, has expanded its portfolio of Westin hotels to Philippines, with the opening of the Westin Manila in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila.

The opening marks a return to the country for Westin which used to operate a popular resort by Manila Bay on the city's famous Roxas Boulevard. Accor took over management of the property in 2006, rebranding it as the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.

The new Westin Manila is situated in the Ortigas CBD in Mandaluyong, a gateway to Metro Manilas top corporate centers, shopping malls, healthcare establishments as well as dining and entertainment hotspots.

The hotel is located approximately 10 kilometers or about a 23-minute drive from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, and a 10-minute walk to the MRT3 Shaw Boulevard Station.

Room at Westin Manila in Mandaluyong City. Click to enlarge.
Room at Westin Manila in Mandaluyong City

We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of The Westin Manila, marking the brands re-entry in Philippines as well as another milestone in its expansion in Asia-Pacific, said Jennie Toh, Vice President of Brand Marketing and Brand Management, Marriott International Asia-Pacific. With its signature programming, the new hotel will bring to life the Westin brand promise that delivers a holistic wellness experience for travelers and locals alike.

The 32-storey hotel features 303 rooms including 57 suites. With views of the Metro Manila skyline, rooms and suites feature the brands iconic Heavenly Bed, 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, can also enjoy access to the exclusive Club Lounge which serves afternoon tea, hors doeuvres, and evening cocktails.

Facilities at the hotel include four F&B outlets; a 24/7 fitness studio with a complete range of modern cardio, resistance and TRX stability equipment; a 25-meter outdoor pool; a pool deck; dedicated kids pool for families; and a total of 1,063 square meters of meeting and function space, including the Sonata Ballroom which features seven-meter high ceilings and a built-in LED wall. A spa is scheduled to open in June 2023.

The RunWestin program offers curated run route maps with a choice of three or five-mile runs, along with guided runs to explore the destination led by the property Run Concierge.

Also, available in-room, on-demand, the next-generation WestinWorkout Gear Lending program allows guests to borrow the latest high-tech recovery and total body strength training equipment to optimize their fitness while they travel.

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, The Westin Manila. We look forward to welcoming guests to a new world of personalized wellness with our signature Westin guest experiences.

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