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Developed by East West Partners, The 210 room
Westin Riverfront in Avon, Colorado Opens
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AVON, Colo. - September 24, 2008 - The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Vail Valley’s newest “green” resort, opens today. The upper-upscale resort will awaken guests’ senses with breathtaking views of Beaver Creek Mountain, unparalleled access to the Eagle River and signature Westin services and amenities. 

Developed by East West Partners, The Westin Riverfront was designed by the architectural firm of Hornberger & Worstell of San Francisco in conjunction with OZ Architecture in Boulder, Colo. The interior was designed by internationally recognized leader Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP. 

The Westin Riverfront is on track to be the first upscale resort in Colorado to achieve coveted LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Unique “green” programs include guest recycling stations on every floor, preferred parking for hybrid vehicles, an on-site organic garden and the protection of open space through the donation of a five-acre park to the Town of Avon. 
The cornerstone of a $500 million condo hotel development, The Westin Riverfront features 210 finely appointed guest rooms ranging in size from studios to three-bedrooms. The contemporary guest rooms are designed to promote balance and well-being with wireless Internet, expansive windows, custom kitchens, spa-like bathrooms and gas fireplaces. Every room also features trademark touches like the Westin Heavenly Bed®, 24-hour Westin WORKOUT® fitness center, Westin Heavenly Bath® and Westin Service Express®, which allows guests to request every hotel service with one call. 

The Westin Riverfront is connected to Beaver Creek Mountain via the Riverfront Express Gondola, which delivers skiers and snowboarders to world-class terrain in less than three minutes. Other amenities include a ski valet, on-site ski rental and fly fishing shops, a 25-meter outdoor lap pool and three oversized riverside hot tubs. The hotel’s 4,000 square feet of meeting space features floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing mountain views. 

The Westin Riverfront’s 23,000 square foot Spa Anjali offers signature spa treatments inspired by healing traditions of the mountains. Spa Anjali has 14 treatment rooms, a full-service salon and a complete fitness center with yoga, spin and Pilates classes and extensive exercise equipment. As the premiere “green” spa in the Rockies, Spa Anjali carries only environmentally-friendly products, including Amala Beauty and Anakiri. 

Restaurant Avondale, led by acclaimed chef Thomas Salamunovich, will delight diners with its West Coast-inspired seasonal menu that focuses on purity of ingredients and simplicity of preparation. 
 
 

Reservations can be made at www.westin.com/riverfrontavon or by calling 1-866-949-1616. Images available upon request. 

About Westin Hotels & Resorts 
Westin Hotels & Resorts, with more than 150 hotels and resorts in more than 31 countries and territories, is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT). Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 900 properties in more than 100 countries and 155,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched AloftSM, and ElementSM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com. 

 

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Contact:

Westin Hotels & Resorts
Julie Dunn, 303-522-2659
julie@heedum.com
 

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Also See: Robert Trotter as General Nanager and Kristen Pryor as the Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Riverfront & Spa in Avon, Colorado / December 2007
East West Partners Developing 200 room Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa Near Beaver Creek Resort on Land Acuired from Vail Resorts / June 2005
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