Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and Turnberry Associates announce the upcoming opening of Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel on June 8th. Formerly a Marriott, the hotel will remain open through the reflagging and the ensuing renovations. Sheraton Orlando Downtown will offer 290 rooms, exceptional meeting facilities and easy access to numerous businesses and attractions.
The hotel is the sixth Sheraton to open in greater Orlando as part of the brand’s strategic expansion that will add approximately 50 new hotels and more than 20,000 rooms to the Sheraton portfolio over the next three years. Sheraton Orlando Downtown is also illustrative of the brand’s $6 billion revitalization campaign, a multi-year investment of more than $2 billion in new hotels, $1.3 in renovations and $400 million in signature brand initiatives.
“We are delighted to expand our footprint in the thriving city of Orlando with the opening of this new hotel, another manifestation of the Sheraton brand’s strategic growth and revitalization efforts,” said Hoyt H. Harper II, Senior Vice President for Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “Sheraton prides itself of facilitating community and instilling a sense of belonging in its guests by providing them with spacious accommodations, signature services and updated technologies that make it easy to stay connected.”
The hotel will be decorated in warm, welcoming tones with guest rooms featuring renovated bathrooms, an LCD flat-panel television, MP3 docking station, oversized work desk and comfortable seating.
Guests are invited start the day with an American-style breakfast at Livingston Café, and wind down with friends and colleagues at Spectators Bar and Grill. The hotel also offers a Club Lounge with complimentary breakfast, evening hors d’oeuvres, beverages and a 42” Plasma HDTV.
Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel is ideal for business meetings and social functions of all sizes, offering 15,000 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting space. The hotel also offers the Sheraton brand’s revolutionary new health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness, Programmed by Core Performance.
Located at 400 West Livingston Street, Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel is convenient to Amway Arena, Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, Florida A&M School of Law, and the offices of SunTrust, Wachovia (Wells Fargo). Orlando’s many theme parks including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld are within 20-30 minutes of the hotel.