The Westin Golf Resort & Spa in playa Conchal, Guanacaste, was awarded as Hotel of the Year 2017 in Latin America and the Caribbean by the famed Marriott International Excellence Awards.
From the 30 hotel brands that are part of the chain worldwide, the Westin Golf Resort was chosen for the first time, after shifting to be part of the Marriott chain of resorts last year. The completion of the report since it opened in Playa Conchal in May of 2011, as well as the accomplishment of many set goals, are part of the causes Westin Playa Conchal was granted the recognition.
The Westin Hotel became part of the chain in 2016 when Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International joined. The hotel had received a recognition for its effective community service program. It is also the only ¨All Inclusive¨ hotel of the Westin brand and it has grown to be a model of operation in Marriott International.
Hernán Binaghi, General Manager of The Westin Golf Resort & Spa stated ¨
¨This recognition reflects the efforts we have been doing to offer a different and innovative service, that exceeds out clients´expectations, and more so that they have a memorable and renewing experience that reflects our essence as Westin brand and, of course, our essence as a country¨.
The Westin Golf Resort has also taken their commitment to the conservation of the environment thoughtfully and through various sustainability systems, they are now certified as carbon positive. Their community service is also one of their strengths, they create jobs in the region and work with the National Learning Institute (INA) in the education and expansion of talent through dual education programs, which in 2016 reached over 150 students.
Eight restaurants a la carte, one buffet restaurant, a pizza bar, 5 bars including the Imperial Bar, spa, tennis courts, golf course, pools, theater, fitness studio, family club and different entertainment activities complete the client experiences