Plans for Southlake's Westin Hotel change

Westin Hotel site approved for SH 114 The Westin's original site plan (pictured above) featured seven stories.[/caption]

At the May 3 Southlake City Council meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a site plan for the Westin Hotel that makes several changes to the plan that was approved in April 2014.

The new site plan presented to council reduces the hotel from seven stories to six stories. It also calls for a reduction in rooms from 276 rooms to 253 rooms as well as reducing the parking garage from three levels to two levels.

The hotel will be located on 6.83 acres at 1200 SH 114. When complete, the four-star hospitality building will be a conference center and full-service hotel.

Amenities include a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, in-room service, a pool, fitness center and boutique retail spaces.

As part of the approval, developers of the hotel will also have to extend Grace Lane up to Kirkwood Boulevard.

Officials say the hotel will take two years to build.
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By Sherelle Black

Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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