Starwood has opened the Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan, marking the Westin brand’s debut in the city of Zhoushan in the Zhejiang province of China.
The beachfront resort features 263 guest rooms and villas, innovative dining options and leisure facilities, and all the Westin brand’s signature amenities and services designed to inspire wellbeing.
“We are delighted to introduce the Westin brand to Zhoushan, one of the most scenic cities in the Yangtze River delta area of China and are extremely proud to have the honor of being the first Westin resort in this area,” said Gordon Xiong, Managing Director of The Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan and Sheraton Zhoushan Hotel.
“The entry of Westin in this market is timely, as Zhoushan continues to see a rise in corporate and leisure travel as a result of recent infrastructure development.
“Here, business and leisure travelers can enjoy the relaxing and rejuvenating services, products and amenities that are synonymous with the Westin brand,” he said.
Set between lush green forests and the sparkling East China Sea, The Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan is just steps away from white sandy beaches and unique cultural and natural scenic attraction in Zhujiajian, the fifth largest island among the 1,390 islands in Zhoushan. The Zhoushan Putuoshan airport as well as several leading attractions such as Putuoshan and the Shenjiamen Fishing Port are within a short drive from the resort.
The sensory-rich environment at Westin offers a respite from the rigors of travel and sets a welcoming tone. The Westin brand’s innovative programs and instinctive service transform every aspect of a guest’s stay into a revitalizing experience. The custom-designed vertical garden in the lobby of The Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan is inspired by the resort’s interior architecture and regional influences, creating a calming, more natural environment. All 263 inviting guest rooms, including 12 villas, provide a luxurious place to retreat from the bustle of the city and are outfitted with the world-renowned Westin Heavenly Bed – featuring lush sheets, down cushioning and a patented pillow-top mattress, which cradles and contours to the body for complete comfort. Other in-room amenities include a refreshment center, work desk with ergonomic chair, spacious bathroom, in-room safe and gourmet coffee. The hotel also offers the Westin brand’s signature SuperFoodsRx menu, which includes nutrient-rich and delicious options to tempt every palate.
The resort’s all-day restaurant, Seasonal Tastes features a nourishing and imaginative menu, while the Chinese restaurant, Five Sen5es provides the perfect setting for celebrations with loved ones and business associates, as well as CHOKO which is a separate, peaceful dining area for guests to enjoy delicious vegetarian cuisine. At The Lobby Lounge, guests can indulge in a cocktail, a freshly brewed coffee or a cup of Westin Jing Tea in front of beautiful sea views. In-room dining is also available 24 hours a day.
Resort facilities provide both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, including an extraordinary wave pool, as well as a WestinWORKOUT fitness studio, complete with free weights and cardio equipment. In addition, the brand’s signature RunWESTIN program offers group jogs as well as running maps for those who prefer to take in the local sights and sounds. In partnership with New Balance, guests can also borrow workout clothing and shoes during their stay so they can pack light and stay fit.
The signature Heavenly Spa at The Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan is a tranquil oasis in the bustling city of Zhoushan. Surrounded by the brand’s signature White Tea by Westin scent, guests can relax with an extensive range of therapies and treatments that reflect the local culture and history of the region, including mineral mud baths and heated, hot stone massages. The resort also features a Westin Kids Club with supervised activities, including local storytelling and nature walks.
An ideal choice for meetings and social functions, the resort boasts more than 37,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, including nine individual meeting rooms and a large pre-function area. In addition, the resort will soon offer Tangent, the Westin brand’s innovate workspace concept for small groups, designed to support today’s mobile traveler.