The Westin Hamburg has launched after a redesign that entails posh facilities and panoramic views set against a historic riverside backdrop.

Westin has unveiled its latest property in Hamburg, marking the brand’s official entry into said city. Overlooking Germany’s famed port city, the hotel resides within the Elbphilharmonie, an architectural landmark which is home to two esteemed concert halls and luxury residences.

Re-imagined with a glass façade and thoughtfully-designed interiors, the storied building, once a historic riverside warehouse, is now poised to deliver a new level of well-being in the bustling locale. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it extends over 21 floors that boast panoramic views.

The hotel features 205 guestrooms and 39 suites, including a spectacular top-floor owner’s unit with a private balcony for a 270-degree vista. Guest can expect an array of signature services and amenities, including the world-renowned Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath experience.

Designed by Swiss architects, Herzog & de Meuron, with interiors led by the Berlin-based Bost Group, the destination’s decadent setting affords a modern sense of arrival, while a spectacle of natural light. Inspired by its waterfront location, the getaway suggests a connection to nature.

“We are thrilled to debut the luxury brand in Hamburg, and with six properties spread across Germany currently, our chain continues to meet the growing global demand for well-being among travellers while on the road,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader of Westin Hotels & Resorts.

The Westin Hamburg affords both international and local culinary options, alongside its nutrient-rich SuperFoodsRx menus. Under the direction of Chef Martin Kirchgasser, The Saffron restaurant delivers a sophisticated fine-dining experience with Hanseatic influences in dramatic surroundings.

Additionally, The Bridge Bar provides a social space for visitors to enjoy cocktails, small plates, and refreshments from dawn to dusk. Meanwhile, The Plaza Foyer provides an informal all-day dining option, and serves invigorating refreshing juices and smoothies from a corner called The Juicery.

Spread over 1,300 square metres, the Elb Spa includes a workout studio, an indoor pool, six therapy rooms, and thermal facilities. With the opening of its latest location, the brand now boasts properties in Germany to include Munich, Frankfurt, Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, and Hamburg.

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