The hotel’s debut also comes with three distinct new dining concepts. Led by seasoned Valley Chef Alexander Robinson, the exclusive ground floor restaurant Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits offers wholesome cuisine that cleverly combines bold, rustic flavors with local ingredients to offer an authentic reflection of the rich history from the southwest, as well as an innovative beverage program. filled with nature-inspired craft cocktails, local Arizona beers, and an impressive wine list. Dim lighting, an expansive show kitchen, and a prominent liquor tower lend a warm, inviting quality to the space and provide an intimate contrast to the adjacent lobby, which is separated by a striking copper chain “veil” suspended on the ceiling.
Open for lunch and dinner, some standouts on Terra’s menu include cilantro-dusted Chilean sea bass, served with arugula, avocado cream, tempura jalapenos and sweet corn pico de gallo; and Terra’s Hot Stone, with cilantro shallot salad, pickled ginger, serrano ponzu and a choice of Wagyu beef or Pacific ahi tuna.
Unlike its ground-level counterpart, the Skysill Rooftop Lounge overlooks the city on the hotel’s 18th floor, making it the tallest open-air rooftop bar in town. During the day, the chic venue offers a trendy and relaxing getaway with its rooftop pool, hot tub, daybeds and cabanas, and large video screen overlooking the expansive Phoenix metro area. As the sun sets over the mountain horizon, it then transforms into a luxurious lounge where all levels of service and experience are high. Guests will appreciate a curated wine list as well as a sophisticated twist on classic cocktails, including the Arizona Collins, made with Aperol, Chareau Aloe Liqueur, Mionetto Prosecco, and dehydrated grapefruit; and the Cactus Spritz, made with Hanson Meyer Lemon Vodka, Reàl Blue Agave Nectar, Fresh Lemon Juice and Fever-Tree Bitter Lemon Tonic Water.
As the largest new hotel to debut in Tempe, Arizona in nearly four decades, The Westin Tempe is now open in the bustling downtown district, ushering in a refreshing biophilic energy to the neighborhood with a new restaurant signature and the highest in the valley. Rooftop outdoor bar and lounge.
Owned and developed by CAI Investments and managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, the full-service hotel features 290 spacious guest rooms and suites and approximately 21,000 square feet of exceptional indoor and outdoor event space that balances culture Tempe signature and brand signature. Wellness at Westin pillars of wellness, culminating in the premier destination for the modern, wellness-focused traveler.