The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes is set to open early next year, marking the introduction of the brand into Egypt.
The 128-room resort will be located within the Katameya Dunes development, a 1.8 million square meter luxury residential compound in the New Cairo City District.
“We look forward to partnering with New Cairo for Real Estate Investment Company to introduce the Westin brand and its innovative wellness and lifestyle programming in Egypt,” said Michael Wale, president, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East.
“Westin is enjoying phenomenal global growth due to the success of its distinctive wellness positioning, innovative products and brand-led programs, and we are excited to debut the brand in Cairo next year.”
The property will offer 127 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and one presidential suite, all featuring the latest in- room technology as well as the renowned Westin Heavenly Bed, Heavenly Bath, Heavenly Shower, Heavenly Robe and exclusive White Tea Aloe bath amenities.
The Westin Cairo Hotel & Spa will also feature four dining venues, including an all-day dining restaurant, a café, a bar and a lounge.
Spanning 12,500 square metres, the hotel will provide other facilities such as a spacious ballroom, The Heavenly Spa by Westin, the Nick Faldo & Brian Curley designed golf course, a pool, fitness centre and a 24-hour business centre.
Starwood currently operates 11 hotels in Egypt under its Sheraton and Le Méridien brands, including Le Méridien Heliopolis, Le Méridien Pyramids, Sheraton Dreamland and the newly opened Le Méridien Cairo Airport in the capital city.
The company also manages Le Méridien Dahab in South Sinai, Sheraton Sharm El Sheikh, Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna and Sheraton Soma Bay Resort at the Red Sea.
The company will re-open Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino in 2015 following an extensive and complete renovation. Starwood will also introduce two new luxury brands into the capital with The St. Regis Cairo in 2015 and W Cairo in 2016.