Aloft Sarasota to Open August 2015
Monday February 3rd, 2014 - 9:25AM PB
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STAMFORD, CT—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. will debut the Aloft brand in Sarasota, FL, in August 2015.
A joint venture between JWM One Palm Avenue, LLC and iStar Financial owns the 139-room hotel.
Located at One Palm Avenue, Aloft Sarasota will be walking distance to the Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota Opera House, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the Florida State College of Medicine – Sarasota campus and shops and restaurants. Nearby attractions also include the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Mote Marine Aquarium.
Hotel amenities will include an outdoor Splash pool, W XYZbar, 24-hour fitness center and 610 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space.
Tags: Starwood Hotels and Resorts • Aloft • Sarasota FL • JWM One Palm Avenue LLC • iStar Financial • Hospitality • Brands • Openings •
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