Just 5 minutes' walk from bus stops near the Flowered Bridge (Puente de las Flores) and two Metro stations (Alameda and Aragón), the Westin Valencia is a large modern hotel occupying an entire city block a bit to the southeast of the historic old part of Valencia. We stayed there for a week in May 2013, and were very well-treated the entire time. Our room faced west on the outside of the hotel. It had a private outside patio, but it was walled for privacy and/or security and thus had no view of anything but the sky above.
The front desk staff was extremely helpful and courteous. There wasn't any concierge. Everyone else on duty in the lobby jumped in to assist whenever we had a question. There's free wi-fi in the lobby but they do not have an executive lounge.
There are a couple of restaurants and bars on the premises, but there were so many other less expensive places to eat within a few minutes' walk that we didn't do much in-house dining. Like so many other big hotels, its food and drinks are more than a little overpriced.
As one other reviewer pointed out, the breakfast buffet is very expensive. I just can't enjoy eating 26 Euros' worth of carbo-lipids when for about 4 Euros I can get a fixed-price "desayuno" including a cappucino, a freshly made croissant or sandwich, and a glass of fresh orange juice at almost any nearby cafe. A good bet for economical, delicious breakfasts and lunches is the chain of bakeries named "Paneria." There are quite a few of them and they're all good.
There is a Consum (food market) 2 blocks away in case you want to buy yourself a picnic to take to the huge--really huge--and beautiful park that winds throughout the center of the city, again only 2 blocks away from the hotel.
We did have one minor complaint during our stay (the regular maids didn't bother to vacuum the room for a couple of days) but it was resolved quickly and properly. As soon as we called in the complaint, two high-energy housekeepers showed up and hoovered like wild beasts until the rug was spotless.
One of our fellow reviewers has commented recently about the ridiculous high costs of items in the minibar, and of telephone calls from the room. I have to say that although there's justification for extortionate rates, the Westin is not alone in this. Avoid the minibar and the room phone in any large hotel, or they'll suck your wallet inside out. I suggest that you buy your bottled water and snacks at the market, and put Skype on your smartphone so you can use it for dirt-cheap phone calls in any wi-fi hotspot, world-wide.
The streets all around the hotel are pretty quiet, so you'll probably have less noise after hour...
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