Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel Opens
Tuesday June 24th, 2014 - 9:54AM P
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STAMFORD, CT—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has opened Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Convention Center near Recife, Brazil.
The property was developed by the Portuguese group Promovalor Investimentos and the Brazilian group Odebrecht Realizações Imobiliárias under a long-term management contract with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. It is the first international upper-upscale hotel in Reserva do Paiva.
The hotel features 298 rooms including 18 Club Suites and a 1,300-sq.-ft. President Suite. Each guestroom features the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed. The property offers a 6,500-sq.-ft. Sheraton Shine Spa, signature Sheraton Fitness gym with more than 1,300 sq. ft. of workout space, Sheraton Club Lounge on the top floor and two restaurants. The hotel’s lobby features a bar and Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft.
The property will also feature a Beach Club for guests who want to spend the day at the hotel. The Beach Club will offer a lounge area with cabanas, a swimming pool and beach access. Additionally, restaurants and poolside food and service will be available.
The hotel has a convention center with more than 16,000 sq. ft. that can accommodate up to 2,100 people, comprising two ballrooms and three function rooms with ceilings measuring more than 16 ft. All spaces are air-conditioned with a sound-proof structure, top-of-the-line technology in audio visuals and access to exterior terraces. Additionally, the Convention Center offers 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting and exhibition space in the foyer area.
The project has been developed according to the U.S. Green Building Council’s specifications. Attributes include sustainable land development, modern and efficient lighting and water control, recycling, thermal and acoustic insulation, innovation and regionalism. The hotel is working toward LEED certification.
Tags: Starwood • Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Conference Center • Brazil • Hospitality • Openings •
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