The FINANCIAL — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. on November 30 announced the official unveiling of The Westin Hamburg, marking the brand’s debut in Hamburg.
Overlooking Germany’s famed port city, the hotel resides within the Elbphilharmonie: Hamburg’s new architectural landmark, home to two esteemed concert halls as well as luxury residences. Reimagined with a striking glass facade and thoughtfully-designed interiors, the storied building – once a historic riverside warehouse – is now poised to deliver a new level of well-being in the bustling city.
“We are thrilled to debut the Westin brand in Hamburg; and with six Westin hotels throughout Germany, the brand continues to meet the growing global demand for well-being among travelers while on the road,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts. “The hotel’s commanding riverfront location in the new Hafencity district, coupled with the brand’s distinct wellness-focused amenities and programming, ensures that guests will leave The Westin Hamburg feeling better than when they arrived.”
Situated in the Speicherstadt warehouse district, recently designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Westin Hamburg extends over 21 floors with floor-to-ceiling windows that boast panoramic views of the city and port. The hotel features 205 well-appointed guestrooms and 39 expansive suites, including a spectacular top-floor owner’s suite spanning 160 square metres with a private balcony affording a 270-degree vista. Guests can expect an array of signature Westin services and amenities, including the world-renowned Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath experience, according to Marriott.
Designed by acclaimed Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron with the interior design led by Berlin-based designers the Bost Group, The Westin Hamburg’s crisp brick and glass facade create a modern sense of arrival, while flooding the space with natural light. Inspired by its waterfront location, the hotel also reinforces Westin’s design principles, which suggests a connection to nature enhances well-being.