Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Completes $50M Renovation
Thursday May 8th, 2014 - 10:49AM GBP
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DUBAI, UAE—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. reopened the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers following an extensive renovation.
Opened in 1978, the hotel was the first Starwood hotel to open in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The $50 million renovation includes all guestrooms, facilities, public spaces and the hotel’s Italian restaurant, Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo.
“With more than 35 years of operating in Dubai, the iconic Sheraton Dubai Creek reflects the Emirate’s heritage and growth,” stated Michael Wale, president, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. “Through the long-standing support of our owner, the Al Mulla family, this investment in the renovation of the hotel enables us to continually meet the increased demand for high-caliber accommodation while providing an enhanced gathering place for global travelers and the local community.”
The hotel comprises 268 guestrooms and suites. The fully refurbished rooms offer panoramic water of the nearby creek and city views. These spaces feature a contemporary design and are equipped with the signature all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed.
The top floors of the hotel offer guests Sheraton Club rooms and suites, with exclusive access to the Sheraton Club Lounge for private check-in and check-out, complimentary continental breakfast, evening drinks and snacks and free wireless Internet access.
Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers continues to offer extensive meeting and function rooms, with the Dubai Ballroom accommodating up to 500 guests, and four breakout rooms located in the Executive Conference Centre.
Tags: Sheraton • Dubai • UAE • Hospitality • Brands • Construction/Renovation • Openings •
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