Starwood Hotels to develop Westin Manila Sonata Place

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide signed The Westin Manila Sonata Place and The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place, a new build property owned by Robinsons Land Corporation that marks the Westin brand's first mixed-use development in Southeast Asia.

The Westin Manila Sonata Place and The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place is slated to open in 2019, joining two other Philippines-based hotels in the Starwood pipeline —The Westin Manila Bayshore and Sheraton Manila Hotel, scheduled to open in 2018 and 2017.

With 300 guestrooms, The Westin Manila Sonata Place is located on San Miguel Avenue, the main street of Ortigas business district in downtown Manila. The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place will have nearly 350 private residential apartments, ranging from one to three bedroom units. It will be located approximately 7 miles from Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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The Westin Manila Sonata Place will offer guestrooms equipped with the brand's signature amenities, such as the Westin Heavenly Bed, the Heavenly Bath and an ergonomic work area. The hotel will also offer three food and beverage venues, including the Lobby Lounge, a full service restaurant and a specialty restaurant.

The hotel will also include the WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio, a full-service spa and a swimming pool. In addition, the hotel will expand Manila's offerings for meetings and event planners with over 15,070 square feet of function space, including two ballrooms and six meeting rooms. Owners of The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place will enjoy a separate pool, fitness center and lounge, as well as access to the public areas of the hotel.

Starwood has close to 300 operating hotels in Asia Pacific, and more than 230 hotels in the pipeline.

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