W vs. Westin: Fight!


Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 | Hoboken, Westin Hotel | 1,180 views | Permalink |

Last month, Jersey City’s newest hotel, the Westin, opened its doors. At the end of March, Hoboken’s W hotel will open. Both high rise towers will have views of Manhattan’s skyline, though the many rooms in the Westin will be looking into the Newport Center towers. Both hotels will have steakhouses attached to them. But […]

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Westin Hotel Nearly Finished


Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 | Westin Hotel | 1,140 views | Permalink |

Jersey City’s Westin Hotel appears ready to open as scheduled in November. The tower suffered during construction with a small fire, possibly arson. Construction of the west side of the building also interrupted light rail service multiple times. The tinted windows on the tower make the hotel appear dated to a decade earlier.

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Westin Hotel Victim of Arson


Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 | Waterfront, Westin Hotel | 780 views | Permalink |

A fire was set in the tenth floor of the Westin Hotel yesterday. The Westin, originally scheduled to open early this fall, is a 22 story tower on Washington Blvd and Sixth Street. Based on evidence at the scene, arson was immediately suspected in the two alarm fire. The 429 room hotel is near completion; […]

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