Hersha welcomes guests at new JFK property

Starwood and Hersha Hospitality have announced the opening of the newly built Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel.The 150-room property offers a welcoming ambience, sophisticated
meeting facilities and upscale amenities designed to provide guests with a
sense of belonging, warmth and community.

The Sheraton JFK Airport offers complimentary shuttle service to and
from JFK Airport offering convenient access to the heart of Manhattan and
New York City’s most famous attractions. The Belmont Racetrack, Shea
Stadium and the U.S. Open Tennis Center are also nearby.

  The welcoming and energetic lobby at Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel
features the Sheraton brand’s latest design and amenities package, ranging
from a beautiful fireplace to a Sheraton check-in kiosk where travelers can
check in or out in less than a minute. The public area includes an indoor
heated swimming pool and whirlpool plus “Rosemary’s Restaurant and Lounge,”
which serves tasty American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well
as a full menu of beer, wine and spirits. The hotel also offers a business
center, sundry shop and state-of-the-art fitness center.

  In their rooms, guests enjoy contemporary design and modern
conveniences such as the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(SM) bed, a spacious work
area, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and 32”
High-Definition LCD televisions. The hotel also offers a Club Floor with
upgraded amenities and exclusive access to the Club Lounge, complete with
complimentary breakfast, beverages and afternoon hors d’oeuvres.

  “We are delighted to open and manage this beautiful property, which is
the only new-build, upper upscale asset at one of the world’s business
airports,” said Naveen Kakarla, Executive Vice President of Hersha
Hospitality Management. “We are also proud to partner with Starwood to
ensure superior guest service at their flagship property near John F.
Kennedy Airport.”


  “Sheraton is delighted to welcome travelers to this inviting hotel,
where they can make connections in a lively, engaging environment,” said
Hoyt Harper, Senior Vice President for Sheraton Hotels and Resorts.
“Perfect for those traveling for business, Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel
emphasizes comfort and familiarity, providing guests with spacious
accommodations, superior technology and personalized service.”