Sheraton Opens Second Hotel in Greater Hartford
STAMFORD, Conn.—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the opening of the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel. Owned by Merced Partners and managed by Wischermann Partners, the former Marriott hotel is undergoing a $6 million renovation and conversion project to meet Sheraton brand standards. The opening is part of the Sheraton brand’s strategic $5 billion expansion effort. READER COMMENTS
“We are delighted to open our second Sheraton in the bustling Hartford metropolitan area,” said Hoyt Harper, Global Brand Leader, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, in an announcement. “Sheraton Hartford South Hotel will offer travelers a stylish and comfortable setting designed to create an atmosphere where guests can make connections and enjoy all the brand’s recently enhanced signature services and amenities.”
Soon after opening, the hotel will implement the Sheraton brand’s signature Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft– a social hub in the lobby. All 251 guestrooms will offer the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed and further renovations will outfit rooms with an oversized work desk, an ergonomic chair, high-speed Internet, and an LCD flat panel television.
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel offers 8,600 square feet of flexible meeting space. Within a year, the hotel will open a Sheraton Club Lounge, fully renovate the full-service dining and bar areas, and upgrade the existing fitness facility to feature the Sheraton brand’s new health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance, designed exclusively for Sheraton guests through its partner Core Performance.