Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation have announced the opening of Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.
The 40-story, 730-room hotel built in 1980 is set to immediately undergo a $13 million renovation to implement all of the Sheraton brand’s signature offerings including the Sweet Sleeper bed designed to meet AAA’s Five Diamond Award criteria, Club Lounge, [email protected] experienced with Microsoft and Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance.
The hotel’s renovated lobby will feature the [email protected] experienced with Microsoft – a social hub where connections, whether face-to-face or webcam-to-webcam take place.
All guest rooms will be equipped with an oversized work desk, custom-designed ergonomic chair, high-speed Internet, LCD flat panel television, MP3 docking station and the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed.
Ideal for business meetings and social functions of all sizes, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center offers more than 30,480 square metres of flexible meeting space with all the latest in meetings technology.
Additional amenities will include an indoor and outdoor pool and a Sheraton Club Lounge.
The hotel will also boast a fully equipped fitness facility featuring the brand’s revolutionary new health and fitness programme designed exclusively for Sheraton guests through its partner Core Performance.
Located on the southern edge of downtown Kansas City, the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center is adjacent to the 15,850 square-metre Crown Center Exhibit Hall and less than a mile from the city’s convention centre.
A city within the city, Crown Center features 80 acres of shops, restaurants and theatres.
The Sea Life aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center will open there in 2012.
Also nearby are the River Market and the Union Station and Country Club Plaza, while Arrowhead Stadium and Kauffman Stadium, homes of the Chiefs and Royals, are 15 minutes from the hotel.