The luxury hotel is the largest Westin property in the region, scaling 41 storeys high and boasting spectacular views of Dubai. Joanna Andrews takes you inside the latest addition to Al Habtoor City’s Hotel Collection in the Emirates first fully-integrated urban resort.
As soon as you step inside The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City you instantly feel awareness of the brand, which is renowned for its wellness lifestyle choices. This hotel puts the guests wellbeing in mind every step of the way to make them feel better than when they first arrived.
This urban hotel has a resort feel. Its interiors, inspired by the UAE’s Hajar Mountains, evoke a welcoming and relaxing environment as soon as you enter the reception. They are distinguished by Art Deco-influenced motifs with environmentally sensitive colours and textures.
The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City is the largest Westin in the region, boasting 1,004 modern rooms - including 142 elegant suites. Each room is fitted with the signature Westin Heavenly Bed® and the Westin Heavenly Bath® ensuring the ultimate unwinding experience.
Signature suites range from the Family Suite, a sanctuary to suit even the smallest of travellers with its very own playroom, to its top suite, the luxurious Heavenly Suite, an inviting three-bedroom haven.
Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East said, “This opening reaffirms Westin is on track to double its presence in the Middle East in the next three years.” He added, “Together with the Al Habtoor Group we are excited to deliver Westin’s well-being promise to guests at Starwood’s largest hospitality project in the region”
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group, and owner of the hotel said, “We are delighted to have the Westin brand as part of Al Habtoor City’s Hotel Collection. This is another milestone for the Al Habtoor Group. The three hotels within Al Habtoor City each offer something unique to the landmark destination and provide endless choices to business and leisure travellers.”
The hotel has six restaurant choices; Seasonal Tastes, an all-day dining venue offering global cuisine. Cook Hall, a warm an inviting industrial gastro pub. Il Capo, a New York-style Italian restaurant. Daily Treats, which offers healthy indulgences. Firefly, a chic urban rooftop lounge. Blinq, which provides avant garde cocktails and snacks in a glamorous space.
No Westin hotel would be complete without its famous Heavenly Spa by WestinTM - offering a range of relaxing and recharging treatments, a hammam, steam room, sauna and hot tubs. Fitness fanatics can boost their energy in the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, which is open around the clock and features state of the art equipment.
The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City boasts 25 function venues fit for any occasion. The sumptuous Al Joud ballroom measures a sprawling 1,427-square-meters and can accommodate more than 850 guests.
This five-star hotel sits directly next too two other famous Starwood Hotels & Resorts brands - The St. Regis Dubai, known for its bespoke service, and W Dubai - Al Habtoor City, which has earned itself a reputation as a fashion savvy ‘place to be seen’. Each hotel offers something unique to the customer and compliments its neighbour.
Whether you are on a business trip, hosting an event, on a family holiday or simply wanting to sample a new restaurant, The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City is well worth a visit.