Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its Four Points® by Sheraton brand will open its first hotel in Edmundston, New Brunswick. Four Points by Sheraton Edmundston will open in July 2013 in an ideal location at the center of downtown Edmundston. The former Clarion hotel will undergo an extensive $2.5 million renovation prior to flying the Four Points flag. With 160 hotels open worldwide and the second largest pipeline among all Starwood brands, Four Points offers a “best for business” proposition for travelers seeking great hotels at great rates.
“We look forward to debuting the Four Points brand in Edmundston, as we aggressively grow the brand in dynamic markets across Canada ,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “At Four Points, we are committed to delivering an honest value, genuine service, and all the amenities guests need to stay productive on the road.”
Four Points by Sheraton Edmundston will offer 102 fully renovated guest rooms, 671 square feet of meeting space, a heated indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center and full-service dining. The hotel is attached to the Edmundston Convention Centre with 14,000 square feet available for meetings and special events and to the Carrefour Assomption facility that includes commercial space, shopping center and offices. Walking distance to numerous shops and restaurants, Four Points by Sheraton Edmundston is convenient to the University of Moncton - Edmundston campus, Centre Brunswick Mall, Regional Sports Complex and Saint Basile Arena.
“Four Points is driving Starwood’s growth in Canada, fueled by strategic conversion projects like this one,” said Allison Reid, Senior Vice President of North America Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. “The Four Points brand promise of ‘great hotels at great rates’ has struck a chord with travelers and attracted an increasing number of owners and developers who are looking to re-brand existing properties.”