JAKARTA, Indonesia – Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the opening of The Westin Jakarta, marking the first Westin hotel in Jakarta. Owned by PT Wahana Nusantara a part of Gama Corporation, the opening of the hotel is set to bring the Westin brand’s inspired and innovative wellness initiatives to the capital city of Indonesia.
“We are extremely proud to extend Westin’s global reach into Jakarta,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts. “The design, spectacular views, food and beverage offerings and amenities will bring to life the brand’s commitment to guests’ well-being through a local lens.”
“We are thrilled to debut the Westin brand to Indonesia’s capital,” said Vincent Ong, Senior Director, Brand Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. “With the brand’s focus on the bringing the pillars of well-being to life and commitment to ensure our guests leave feeling better than they first arrive, we are confident the opening of the hotel will resonate strongly with the local Jakarta community and guests visiting from around the world.”
Slated to be the highest hotel in Indonesia, The Westin Jakarta occupies floors 50 to 69 of the mixed-used Gama Tower, boasting 272 well-appointed guestrooms and suites with uninterrupted views of the city. Designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), one of the world’s leading hospitality interior design firms, the hotel’s interior design was inspired by natural, organic forms and textures that interpret the landscape and are translated throughout the hotel through dynamic patterns and materials. Illustrated through the chandeliers and artwork, the hotel’s contemporary design features contextual elements, including traditional Indonesian motifs and Ikat patterns in the metal screens.
“The Westin Jakarta will provide a restorative retreat in the heart of the bustling city with genuine service complemented with the Westin signature well-being offerings that will fuel and energize our guests’ every move,” Arun Kumar, General Manager, The Westin Jakarta, adds.
The Westin Jakarta is situated strategically in Kuningan central business district, 45 minutes by car from the International Soekarno-Hatta Airport, an ideal location for business travelers. Guest can enjoy nearby shopping malls as well as the Jakarta iconic National Monument as a destination for tourists.