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Westin opens second hotel in Mumbai, The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake

Westin Hotels and Resorts, a premium wellness brand of Marriott, has announced the expansion of its portfolio in India with the opening of The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake. This is the second Westin in Mumbai after The Westin Goregaon Garden City.

Location

The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake is set on the scenic shore of Lake Powai in the Powai area of Mumbai. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is 6.7 metres away from the hotel.

Design

Well-being meets style as The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake’s design philosophy takes inspiration from the concept of Biophilia, which posits that people have an innate need to connect with nature, and that our link to the natural world affects our well-being. The hotel experience comes to life through the brand’s six pillars of well-being – Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well, and Play Well – allowing guests to personalize their stay and engage in programming that meets their needs.

Jennie Toh, Vice President, Brand Marketing and Brand Management – Asia Pacific, Marriott International, said:

We are excited to bring the second Westin hotel to Mumbai. With an increasing demand for wellness travel, the opening of The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake will further expand our portfolio in South Asia, offering industry-leading well-being experiences designed to empower a better you. The hotel is committed to delivering the wellness promise that the brand is known for, giving travellers and locals new ways to experience this iconic destination.

Accommodations

The hotel features 600 guest rooms including 28 suites that have spectacular views of the Hiranandani skyline overlooking the tranquil waters of the Powai lake. Guests can enjoy brand signatures such as refreshing amenities including White Tea Aloe Heavenly Bath products and Sleep Well Lavender Balm.

Mr. Sanjay Sethi, CEO and MD, Chalet Hotels Ltd (which owns the hotel), said:

We are delighted to launch our Powai hotel in its new avatar of wellness and wellbeing, The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake. The team at the hotel looks forward to welcoming back our guests – the old loyalist as well as new adventurist to this upgraded hotel in Powai Mumbai. My best wishes to our colleagues at the hotel for the exciting times ahead.

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Dining

The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake features 4 restaurants and bars. The hotel offers a host of culinary experiences created by renowned chef – Gautam Mehrishi who’s known for his inept knowledge and skills with Indian cuisine. With trendsetting menus and authentic flavours, the Indian specialty restaurant, Nawab Saheb serves signature dishes inspired from the Northern Indian Frontier and royal Mughal era. Mayouchi is an elegant and intimate oriental tapas bar and also an ideal spot to catch stunning sunsets overlooking the city horizon. Lake View Café, is an award-winning all-day dining restaurant featuring global favourites and a sustainably sourced menu of nutritious foods, and which also includes an alfresco area where one can breathe in the serenity of the lake. Mumbai Express is the deli where guests can enjoy a wide selection of gourmet foods, healthy bowls and beverages perfect to grab and be on the move.

Facilities

The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake features a state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio offering world class equipment and overlooking the lake. The outdoor swimming pool offers the perfect complement to any workout. As a part of the Move Well program, our Run Concierge anticipates guest’s wellness routines and ensures that individuals maintain their workout regimens while travelling as well. To translate this on ground, the hotel has a 2 kilometre scenic track across 15 acres of lush greenery around the Powai Lake. offers the perfect complement to any workout.

The hotel boasts over 102,325 square feet of contemporary meeting and events space. Fully equipped with advanced audio-visual capabilities, the Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,800 persons. Perfect for business meetings, the resort has 15 versatile indoor and outdoor venues that are ideal for large scale conferences or intimate social events. The hotel’s outdoor event space overlooks the Powai Lake.

Nagesh Chawla, Cluster General Manager – The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake and Lakeside Chalet, Mumbai – Marriott Executive Apartments, said:

We at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre are delighted to embark on a new journey as we rebrand ourselves to The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake, becoming part of the globally acclaimed Westin Hotels & Resorts. Located on the scenic shore of the Powai Lake, our hotel offers a sense of relaxation and escape for every type of traveller thanks to Westin’s signature approach to Eating Well, Sleeping Well and Moving Well. We look forward to providing our guests a new way to experience the city.

Meanwhile, Marriott recently announced the opening of The Westin London City, the brand’s debut hotel in the United Kingdom.

Featured image by Marriott

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