The Westin Dallas Southlake holds grand opening ceremony

Southlake Chamber of Commerce members, city officials and community stakeholders cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Westin. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Southlake Chamber of Commerce members, city officials and community stakeholders cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Westin. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Southlake Chamber of Commerce members, city officials and community stakeholders cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Westin. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The Westin Dallas Southlake opened Nov. 17. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Westin has a full-sized fitness pool. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Westin is located on SH 114, minutes from Southlake Town Square. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The hotel includes a bar, a restaurant and a coffee shop. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests enjoyed food prepared by chef Jenna Kinard, who heads the hotel's restaurant Jellico's. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests enjoy the interactive photo booth at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The hotel includes a bar, a restaurant and a coffee shop. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests were offered a variety of refreshments. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests enjoyed food prepared by chef Jenna Kinard, who heads the hotel's restaurant Jellico's. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A performer suspended in the air entertained guests in the ballroom. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests were offered a variety of refreshments. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Mark Guilbert, president and CEO of the Southlake Chamber of Commerce, gave opening remarks. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Southlake Mayor John Huffman gave some remarks at the ceremony. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Paul Barham, CEO of Harrell Hospitality Group, which makes up SRH Hospitality, was in attendance. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Westin's patio is located next to the pool. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Westin is a four-star hotel. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Westin had been in the works since 2013. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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There are four rooms in the hotel that offer a Peloton for guests to enjoy. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The hotel has a total of 261 rooms. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Westin Dallas Southlake, located at 1200 E. SH 114, held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 17, making it the city’s fourth operational hotel.

The 261-room four-star full-service hotel managed by SRH Hospitality has been in the works since 2013.


The hotel also has 25,000 square feet of meeting space and a pool and is home to Jellico’s, a restaurant led by chef Jenna Kinard that will offer classic American cuisine. The restaurant is named after the initial settlement of Jellico in what is now Southlake.

“I just love what you've brought to this community,” said Mark Guilbert, president and CEO of the Southlake Chamber of Commerce. “ A lot of people are really glad to see you guys opening in the community, and we just want to cheer you on and let you know the business community is looking forward to having functions and events here in the near future.”

For more information about the Westin Dallas Southlake, visit www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dalws-the-westin-dallas-southlake.
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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