EMEA’s largest Westin opens in Dubai
31 August, 2016
Starwood Hotels and Resorts has announced the soft opening of the largest Westin property in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Dubai’s Al Habtoor City. The 41-storey property is the second Westin in Dubai and located on Sheikh Zayed Road near Business Bay. It features 1,004 guest rooms, including 142 suites, and a lobby inspired by the region’s Hajar Mountains. Starwood said there would be six dining venues open following the soft launch, including casual American gastro pub Cook Hall, New York Italian-inspired Il Capo Restaurant, Daily Treats lobby lounge, global cuisine venue Seasonal Tastes and lounge venue Blinq. Urban rooftop lounge and poolside venue Firefly will open later this year. Other facilities include a soon-to-open spa with 20 treatment rooms, 15 meeting rooms, a 1,200-seater ballroom, a gym and a kids’ club area.