Starwood has signed an agreement with Majid Al
Futtaim Properties to launch its Westin and Le Méridien brands in
Scheduled to open in July this year, The Westin
Bahrain City Centre and Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre will be
located in the heart of Manama, in close proximity to popular
tourist and commercial areas such the Manama Souq, King Faisal
Corniche and Diplomatic Area.
Combined, the two hotels will add
460 rooms to Starwood’s portfolio in Bahrain.
delighted to strengthen our relationship with Majid Al Futtaim
Properties as we debut our Westin and Le Méridien brands in
Bahrain,” said Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts,
Europe, Africa and Middle East. “We have a long presence in the
country, dating back to 1981 when we opened the Sheraton Bahrain
Hotel. We look forward to expanding our footprint here with the
launch of these two distinct lifestyle brands later this year.”
The Westin Bahrain City Centre
Bahrain City Centre will feature 200 guest
rooms, including six executive suites and a Presidential Suite.
All rooms will have the Westin Heavenly Bed, the
Heavenly Bath enhanced with the brand’s Heavenly Shower, the
Heavenly Robe and the latest modern in-room technology.
Westin Bahrain City Centre will also offer five dining venues and
over 6,500 square-feet of ultra-modern event space.
The hotel will
feature The Heavenly Spa by Westin as well as a WestinWorkout with state-of-the-art
fitness equipment and a swimming pool.
Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre
Le Méridien Bahrain
City Centre will offer 260 guest rooms, including 18
executive suites and a Presidential Suite, all outfitted with the
signature Le Méridien Bed.
The hotel will feature three dining
venues including the brand’s signature Latitude coffee bar and
lounge and an all-day dining restaurant and will have over 5,000
square feet of modern event and meeting space, including a
business centre, ballroom and five meeting rooms.
All Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre guests
will have direct access to the fitness and spa facilities at The
Westin Bahrain City Centre.
Both hotels are directly
linked to Bahrain City Centre, one of the country’s premier shopping and
entertainment destinations, which is home to over 350 international
retail outlets, 50 dining outlets, a temperature-controlled water
park, Vox Cinemas and a bowling centre.
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