The 221-room Westin Guadalajara opened Sept. 12 in the Rinconada del Bosque business area, next door to the Expo Guadalajara event center and a 25-minute drive from the airport.
The property is Westin’s seventh in Mexico; it has two in Cancun and one each in Los Cabos, Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta and San Luis Potosi.
Westin also has one property each in Costa Rica, Guatemala and Peru and will open the Westin Playa Bonita in Panama City on Oct. 24.
“Westin Hotels is driving Starwood’s expansion in Latin America, where we are on track to double our portfolio by 2012 and build on our history in both urban and resort locations throughout Mexico,” said Osvaldo Librizzi, president of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Latin America.
Guestrooms at the Westin Guadalajara are equipped with the trademark Heavenly Bed, WiFi access ($13 a day) and work space.
Facilities include a 24-hour gym, a lobby bar, the Casa de las Rosas restaurant with local specialties, a business center, 2,000 square feet of meeting space and 24-hour concierge services.
Rates in a standard guestroom start at $299 per room, per night, double; one-bedroom suites start at $499 per room, per night, double.