São Paulo to welcome Westin in 2024

i By October 19, 2021 No Comments

Marriott International has signed a franchise agreement with Hotéis Deville to introduce the first Westin Hotels & Resorts in São Paulo, Brazil.

Expected to open in 2024, The Westin Hotel São Paulo is slated to feature 187 rooms and suites.

São Paulo will welcome its first Westin-branded property in 2024 when The Westin São Paulo opens. Image here shows an artist's rendering of the new-build development that will house the hotel. Image courtesy of Marriott International.

Rendering of exterior of The Westin São Paulo

“We are delighted to announce this exciting new-build project in a prime location within the city to be developed by Hotéis Deville,” said Laurent de Kousemaeker, chief development officer, Caribbean and Latin America, Marriott International. “São Paulo is a key South American gateway city with great opportunity for new quality branded upper-upscale product. Our signature well-being Westin brand will offer a fresh and unique experience to both international and Brazilian guests.”

Located in São Paulo’s Itaim Bibi district, the hotel will sit within the JK Square mixed-use development, which will include retail, offices and residences.

Plans for the property call for a restaurant located on the second floor, a bar integrated into the lobby on the first floor and a leisure area on the third floor with a swimming pool and fitness center. It will also offer conference and meeting rooms of multiple sizes to meet the needs of a range of events.

“We are very excited about this project in São Paulo, which will serve as part of an iconic complex in a desirable location,” said Jayme Canet Neto, CEO, Hotéis Deville. “The innovative Westin brand that caters to both corporate and leisure travelers will elevate the offering in the market. Our long-standing relationship with Marriott as franchisees of the São Paulo Airport Marriott in Guarulhos has been very successful, and we are certain that this new development will further deepen our collaboration.”

Currently, Marriott International operates 12 hotels in Brazil under the JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn, and Marriott Exclusive Apartments brand.