Westin Hotels & Resorts debuts in Kolkata, Rajarhat
Westin Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its portfolio with the opening of its eighth hotel in India, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat. This is the second hotel in Kolkata and East India under the Marriott International portfolio and the first under the Westin Hotels & Resorts umbrella.
Located eight kilometers from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport and a kilometer away from the International Convention Centre, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat has The Face of Spirituality, a 105-feet mural by the lobby, which intricately captures the spirit of the ‘City of Joy’. Built over eight acres, it features 314 guestrooms and suites, each of which has an unobstructed view of Kolkata’s skyline, and features the Westin signature Heavenly Bed and upgraded Heavenly Bath amenities.
Neeraj Govil, area VP, South Asia, Marriott International said, “After tapping the luxury market, it was but a matter of time before we presented one of our premium brands to the city of Kolkata. The hotel will offer a restorative retreat in the heart of the new business district of Rajarhat with Westin’s signature offerings that will fuel and energize our guests’ experience.”
The hotel includes a range of F&B venues, including Seasonal Tastes, the all-day dining restaurant with live kitchens, alongside serving the brand’s signature SuperfoodsRx breakfast, for an energetic start to the day. EEST, on the 31st floor, is a fine dining restaurant serving authentic Pan-Asian cuisine while Vedic, serving specialty vegetarian fare from around India along with a special vegan menu, which is a first in Kolkata. The Lounge Bar, a casual meeting place, is ideal for freshly baked items and afternoon tea or crafted cocktails and premium wine and spirits selection in the evening.
Whether traveling for business or leisure, Westin’s mission is to be a partner in guests’ well-being, allowing them the ability to regain control of their routine on the road. The hotel offers over 2,000 square meters dedicated to wellness, guests can enjoy an invigorating massage at the Heavenly Spa by Westin or energise at WestinWORKOUT fitness studio, staying active while on the road. To complement the range of rejuvenating therapies on offer, other facilities also include an outdoor pool. The hotel will also offer Westin’s Gear Lending program in partnership with New Balance, allowing guests to pack light and stay fit while on the road.
The hotel features over 50,000 square feet of flexible function spaces, ideal for meeting, conferences, corporate events and weddings. From large-scale events in the opulent Ballroom to smaller gatherings in one of the function rooms with state-of-the-art facilities, the professional conference and banquet team will make sure every detail is taken care of.