Westin Hotels and Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced the opening of The Westin Chennai Velachery. Strategically located in the fast growing business district of Chennai in the Southern part of India, The Westin Chennai Velachery is the sixth Westin hotel in India and the first out of seven new Westin hotels expected to open in 2013 across Asia Pacific.
The Westin Chennai Velachery opens in Chennai, India. It is the sixth Westin hotel in India and the first out of seven new Westin hotels expected to open in 2013 across Asia Pacific. (Photo: Business Wire)
“The Westin Chennai Velachery is a significant addition to our strong Westin portfolio in India,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts. “We are delighted with the success of the brand and the rave reviews it has received from our guests. The prime location of The Westin Chennai Velachery and the draw of the signature Westin experience, designed to provide our guests a bit of well-being in the center of the vibrant city of Chennai, make us confident that this new landmark hotel will soon become a preferred destination for both business and leisure travelers.”
A Modern-Day Oasis in the midst of Chennai
Located within 20-minute drive from Chennai Domestic and International Airport, the hotel provides convenient accessibility to Guindy business district, OMR-IT corridor, city center and Chennai Trade Centre.
Nestled amidst lush greenery of Chennai, the hotel’s sensory rich environment offers a refreshing respite from the bustling metropolitan city and features a breathtaking view of the cityscape and the surrounding green environment. Upon entering the hotel’s lobby, guests are transported from the everyday and are greeted with 35-feet cascading water body located in the central courtyard of the hotel. Visible from the main lobby, Seasonal Tastes™ restaurant is a spectacular visual delight offering international cuisine with live cooking stations.