Deluxe Room at The Westin Yokohama Photo: Travel News Asia

Westin Hotel opens in Yokohama


Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Japan with the opening of The Westin Yokohama.

Owned by Sekisui House, the 373-room hotel is located in Minato Mirai, Yokohama's new central business district, approximately 25 minutes from Haneda Airport and 36 minutes from the Tokyo city center by train.

“We are thrilled to expand the brand’s footprint in Japan with the opening of The Westin Yokohama,” said Jennifer Connell, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts and Vice President, Distinctive Premium Brands, Marriott International. “As the global hospitality leader in well-being for more than a decade, Westin continues to evolve and deliver its signature wellness programs to adapt to the needs of the modern traveler. The Westin Yokohama debuts as a haven of renewal, offering guests and locals a distinct experience in Japan’s new central business district and sought-after leisure destination.”

Drawing inspiration from the concept of biophilia, which is built on the premise that a connection to nature enhances well-being, the hotel was designed by G.A. Design of London

The 373 guest rooms feature Heavenly Beds as well as wide, floor-to-ceiling windows and bathrooms fitted with Heavenly Bath rain showers, White Tea aloe bath amenities, extra-large bath towels and plush bathrobes.

Facilities at the hotel include 11,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, five F&B outlets, a dedicated wellness floor of over 10,000 square feet offering Japan’s first Heavenly Spa by Westin, a heated indoor swimming pool and the brand’s WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio with TRX training equipment.

A local RunWESTIN program provides jogging maps that offer a choice of either a four or six-kilometer scenic routes around the futuristic Minatomirai waterfront area.

“With its inspiring location, sustainable dining, and array of wellness amenities, The Westin Yokohama is an urban oasis perfectly suited to health-conscious business and leisure travelers visiting this wonderful city,” said Richard Suter, general manager of The Westin Yokohama. “We look forward to welcoming guests to enjoy the brand’s signature well-being experiences during their stay.”

© Travel News Asia

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