Four Points by Sheraton San Diego downtown opens following hotel conversion

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego downtown opens following hotel conversion

The fast growing Four Points by Sheraton brand, part of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. portfolio, has opened its latest U.S. hotel with the launch of Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown. The new Four Points is a conversion from an existing hotel , following a formula that has seen Four Points by Sheraton expand to more than 160 hotels around the world, with 24 additional hotels scheduled to open in 2012 alone. The Four Points brand, offering a “best for business” proposition for travelers seeking great hotels at great rates, has grown to become the second largest pipeline among all Starwood brands.

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown features 220 rooms, 1,400 square feet of meeting facilities, a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor heated pool , and the First Avenue Bar & Grill. As one of the last true “round” hotels in San Diego, the Four Points by Sheraton features gorgeous 360-degree views of San Diego Bay and downtown, including extensive views from its top-floor meeting room.

Brian McGuinness, Starwood’s Senior Vice President, Specialty Select Brands, commented. “San Diego is a vital market for both business and leisure travelers and we’re excited to open our second Four Points by Sheraton in this great city. Our guests are seeking an honest value, genuine service, and the amenities they need to stay productive on the road,” McGuinness continued. “We look forward to continuing our commitment to providing great hotels at great rates. “

Renovations to the lobby, restaurant and in-room amenities are scheduled for the fall of 2012 at Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown. The hotel is managed by Pinnacle Hotels USA, and is centered in downtown San Diego, ten minutes from San Diego International Airport and just one mile from the San Diego Convention Center. Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown offers free shuttle service to the airport. Leisure travelers also enjoy the hotel’s central location, with easy access to nearby Balboa Park, Sea World and Little Italy.