MADRID—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. today announced
that Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has debuted in
Madrid with the opening of the Sheraton Madrid Mirasierra Hotel & Spa.
Owned by Comercial Mirasierra Group, the hotel is part of Starwood's
strategic multi-billion expansion plan to open more than 60 Sheraton
hotels around the world in the next three years.
"We are delighted to partner with Comercial Mirasierra Group as we debut
the Sheraton brand in Madrid, an important business and leisure travel
destination," said Roeland Vos, president, Starwood Hotels & Resorts,
Europe, Africa and the Middle East, in an announcement. "The Sheraton Madrid Mirasierra is a
wonderful addition to Sheraton's global portfolio. This hotel further
underlines Starwood's commitment to continued growth in Spain."
Located in the residential area of Mirasierra near the city
center, the Sheraton Madrid Mirasierra Hotel & Spa comprises 180
guestrooms, an all-day dining restaurant, lobby bar,
terrace lounge and pool bar. The hotel also offers Sheraton Fitness
programmed by Core Performance, a spa, and indoor and
outdoor pool. For business travelers, the hotel features a
fully-equipped business center and over 13,000 square feet of meeting
space including a ballroom of approximately 9,000 square feet and eight
meeting rooms. The hotel also offers Sheraton Club rooms and Lounge and
the brand's Link@Sheraton experienced with
Microsoft, a communication hub.
Sheraton Madrid Mirasierra is a conversion of the well-known Mirasierra
Suites Hotel. The addition of this hotel to the Sheraton brand following
a renovation and re-branding process is part of Starwood's strategic
plan to convert key hotels throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Starwood currently has 17 hotels throughout Spain under seven of its
nine brands. Starwood is also investing heavily into restoring
some of its most iconic properties including Hotel Alfonso XIII in
Seville, which recently re-opened following a 20 million euro
renovation and Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastian which is scheduled
to re-open this autumn.