Westin Yokohama is a five-star hotel with 373 rooms. five food and beverage outlets, and an entire floor dedicated to health and wellness. Not only is the hotel is located in Minoto Mall, which is in the heart of Yokohama’s new central business district. In addition, it is close to Yokohama’s largest Chinatown and Sankelen Garden. And it is a 36-minute train ride to Tokyo Hanada International Airport.
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Yokohama is located less than 40 kilometers south of Tokyo along the Pacific Coast in Central Japan. Located on the south side of Tokyo Bay, Yokohama is an important port, having evolved from a small fishing village. In addition, Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture in the Kanto region of Honshu, which is Japan’s main island. In fact, it is Japan’s second most populous city after Tokyo.
The Westin Hotel Yokohamais the latest hotel to open in the Marriott Bonvoy group. In fact, it is the group’s 30th hotel worldwide. In addition, it is the group’s seventh hotel in Japan. And it is owned by Sekisui House, Ltd.
Westin Hotels & Resorts is a part of Marriott Bonvoy, which is a part of Marriott International.
Other key Marriott brands include JW Marriott, Sheraton, W Hotels, St. Regis. The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance Hotels, Courtyard, Meridien, and several other hotel brands.
The Westin Yokohama has an arrival area on the first floor, which has a zen-like ambiance, with timber, stone, and the sound of running water. Meanwhile, the lobby is on the 23rd floor. As a result, it affords dramatic views of Mount Fuji.
Most importantly, the hotel is located in Minoto Mall, which is in the heart of Yokohama’s new central business district. In addition, it is close to Yokohama’s largest Chinatown and Sankeien Garden.
Moreover, Tokyo Haneda Airport is a 25-minute drive and a 36-minute train ride from the hotel. However, Tokyo Narita Airport is more distant. In fact, the drive takes 54 minutes. And the trains takes one hour and 21 minutes.
The hotel has 373 rooms and suites. In addition to Bonvoy’s Heavenly Beds, they have floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city. And the bathrooms have Heavenly Bath rain showers and White Tea aloe amenities.
Food and Beverage
The hotel has five food and beverage outlets. And each one has a different vibe and a different menu.
Iron Bay – the hotel’s signature restaurant, the eatery specializes in grilled meats, fresh seafood, and farm-to-table vegetables and fruits. And it opens for lunch and dinner.
Brasserie du Qual – a French restaurant serving classical, seasonal dishes, this all-day dining eatery opens for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Kissui-sen – serving an izakaya-style Japanese menu, this restaurant opens for lunch and dinner.
Sugar Merchant – located in the hotel lobby, this informal lounge serves coffees and teas as well as mouth-watering pastries. And it specializes in afternoon tea.
Code Bar – the hotel’s cocktail lounge, this stylish bar offers a wide range of craft cocktails and artisanal mocktails.
The Westin Yokohama Hotel has a dedicated wellness floor measuring more than 10,000 square feet. And facilities include a spa with four treatment rooms and an extensive menu of wellness treatments.
In addition, there is a heated indoor swimming pool and a fitness studio. For jogging enthusiasts, the hotel provides jogging maps with four or six kilometer scenic routes. And they take joggers around the picturesque Minatommirai waterfront district.
Finally, the hotel has more than 11,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces for meetings and functions.
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Jennifer Connell, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts and Vice President, Distinctive Premium Brands, Marriott International:
“We are thrilled to expand the brand’s footprint in Japan with the opening of The Westin Yokohama,” Jennifer says .
“As the global hospitality leader in well-being for more than a decade, Westin continues to evolve and deliver its signature wellness programs to adapt to the needs of the modern traveler.
“The Westin Yokohama debuts as a haven of renewal, offering guests and locals a distinct experience in Japan’s new central business district and sought-after leisure destination.”
Richard Suter, General Manager of The Westin Yokohama:
“With its inspiring location, sustainable dining, and array of wellness amenities, The Westin Yokohama is an urban oasis perfectly suited to health-conscious business and leisure travelers visiting this wonderful city,” Richard says.
“We look forward to welcoming guests to enjoy the brand’s signature well-being experiences during their stay.”
Westin Yokohama – 4-2-8 Minatomirai, Nish Ku, Yokohama, Japan.