Starwood Hotels Debuts Westin Brand in Southwest Florida

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STAMFORD, Conn. STAMFORD, Conn.–(www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com)–Dec. 13, 2012– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the opening of The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. Boasting a prime location within the prestigious waterfront community of Tarpon Point, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is Starwood’s first full-service property in southwest Florida. The resort, which was previously known as The Resort at MarinaVillage, features all the Westin brand’s signature guest offerings and programs.

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Caloosahatchee River and San Carlos Bay, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village features 263 oversized rooms and suites, world-class dining and 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space. Premium resort amenities include a lagoon-style outdoor pool, and access to clay tennis courts, amphitheater, and marina with water sports, cruises and fishing. The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village features a newly renovated WestinWORKOUT® fitness studio, where guests will have plenty of choices for cardio, strength and stretching. Following further renovations, the hotel will also offer a brand-new Westin Kids Club and convert its 4,000-foot spa to a Heavenly Spa by Westin.

“We are delighted to open this extraordinary Westin resort in Cape Coral, a sublime, waterfront community and a popular boating destination,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader for Westin Hotels & Resorts. “The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is a highly-anticipated addition to our flourishing resorts portfolio, and we expect it will emerge as a leading choice among business and leisure travelers in an area that was previously underserved by high-caliber global hotel brands.”

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. All guestrooms and suites at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village are equipped with the world-renowned Westin Heavenly® Bed – an oasis of lush sheets, down and a patented pillow-top mattress, which cradles and contours to the body for truly restorative sleep. Guests will revive in the Heavenly® Bath enhanced with the brand’s Heavenly® Shower, Heavenly® Robe and White Tea Aloe bath amenities, in-room and high-speed Internet access. The resort also offers the Westin brand’s signature SuperFoodsRX® menu, which includes nutrient-rich and delicious options to tempt every palate.

Both indoor dining and patio seating are available at Marker92 Waterfront Bar & Bistro, along with an enticing menu of fresh seafood, steaks, sushi and a large wine selection. The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill provides a more casual atmosphere for al fresco dining, as well as live music.

“We are proud to partner with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to open The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, where we will offer travelers breathtaking water views and all the Westin brand signature services and amenities designed to inspire well-being,” said resort owners Chris Freeman and Brad Hasselwander of Freeman & Hasselwander Resort Properties, L.L.C.

Conveniently located between Tampa and Naples, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is just 18 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport and within close proximity of Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach, the Ding Darling Nature Preserve, and multiple nearby golf courses.

 

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