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Starwood plans Four Points for Philadelphia

Starwood has announced plans to open a new Four Points by Sheraton hotel in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. Owned and developed by Lam’s Realty Corporation and managed by Marshall Management, Inc., the hotel offers 92 spacious rooms, and easy access to Philadelphia’s business community and leading historical attractions. Located just one block from the Philadelphia Convention Center, Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center is halfway between Independence Hall and Logan Square. Close to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the University of Pennsylvania, the hotel also offers convenient proximity to Chinatown, City Hall and the Reading Terminal Market. Nearby corporate offices include GlaxoSmithKline, KPMG, IBM and Accenture, while Philadelphia International Airport is a quick 20-minute drive from the hotel.

“We are delighted to grow our portfolio in the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ to address the heightened demand for moderately priced lodging in urban neighborhoods,” said Sandy Swider, Vice President, Four Points by Sheraton. “Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center will provide guests with just what they want and need - comfortable rooms, an engaging social atmosphere, fresh, clean style, and little indulgences to help them feel special at the end of the day.”

In the evening, guests are invited to kick back and relax in the hotel’s family room with friends and colleagues while digging into a tasty slice of pie. Domestic and international brews are served in the hotel lounge, courtesy of the popular Four Points by Sheraton Best Brews program.

Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center will also offer 2,688 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space including a beautiful penthouse ballroom on the tenth floor with fabulous views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, City Hall and the city skyline. For more intimate meetings, the hotel offers a spacious boardroom on the main floor, adjacent to the library where guests can relax, read or surf the internet. Additional facilities include an inviting restaurant, fitness facility and free high-speed Internet in all public areas and guest rooms.

Designed for comfort, guest rooms feature the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed®, featuring plush mattress, an assortment of pillows, and a duvet in a rich palette of colors. In their rooms, guests will also in-room movies on a state-of-the-art 32-inch flat panel television and free bottled water.