MESA, Ariz. - May 26, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced the opening of the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West in Mesa, Arizona. Independently owned by Arizona hotelier Bob Yost, Sheraton Mesa offers 180 rooms, ample meeting facilities and all of the brand’s signature services and amenities. The opening is part of the Sheraton brand’s strategic $8 billion expansion effort, and further reinforces Sheraton as the most global hotel brand.
Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West is located just 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix and eight miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Guests will enjoy convenient access to Scottsdale, Tempe and Downtown Phoenix, as well as complimentary airport shuttle transportation. The hotel is located adjacent to Sloan Park, the Chicago Cubs Spring Training facility, and within minutes of shopping, dining and entertainment at the popular Mesa Riverview, anchored by Bass Pro shop and Tempe Marketplace.
“We are excited to welcome travelers to our hotel, located in the heart of the East Valley,” said Kevin Thorpe, General Manager, Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West. “This will be the first hotel built to be a four star resort-style property in Mesa, and a great addition to Starwood’s family in the Phoenix area.”
The hotel’s stylish and comfortable guest rooms are equipped with an oversized work desk, custom-designed ergonomic chair, high-speed Internet, LCD flat panel television, and the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® bed, designed to meet AAA’s Five Diamond Award® criteria. Sheraton Club guests will enjoy upgraded amenities, as well as complimentary daily breakfast, evening selection of premium beverages and hors d’oeuvres, and space for hosting a gathering with friends or colleagues in the Sheraton Club Lounge.
Sheraton Mesa features 34,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a resort-style experience with two pools, two hot tubs and a cool dip pool, plus a pool bar and grill boasting 20 domestic and local craft beers on tap, and Sheraton’s signature wine program – Sheraton Selects. The hotel’s other dining experiences include an upscale steakhouse, casual sports bar-themed dining, and a full service Starbucks. The fully equipped fitness facility within Sheraton Mesa offers the brand’s health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness, Programmed by EXOS, and the adjacent full service spa offers five treatment rooms for massage, facial and body treatments.
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, like all brands within Starwood’s robust portfolio, is proud to offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® program, which made headlines when it launched in 1999 with a breakthrough policy of no blackout dates on Free Night Awards. SPG® offers members the ability to redeem awards at more resorts, more luxury properties, more European hotels and more golf properties than any other hotel program.
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Sheraton Hotels & Resorts helps guests make connections at more than 430 hotels in over 70 countries around the world. The brand recently completed a $6 billion global revitalization and is now in the midst of an $8 billion global expansion over the next three years. Sheraton is owned by and is the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,200 properties in 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element® and the recently introduced Tribute Portfolio™. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood recently announced plans to spin off its Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc. business, a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands, into a standalone public company by the end of 2015. For more information, please visit http://www.starwoodhotels.com.
Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.