Starwood Debuts in Montana with Element Brand

STAMFORD, CT—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. debuted Element Bozeman, marking the first Starwood hotel in the state of Montana. The hotel is owned by a group of Bozeman investors.

The newly constructed, 104-key hotel is located in the city’s entertainment district, one block from Historic Main Street and a ten-minute walk to the campus of Montana State University. Other nearby destinations include Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), Museum of the Rockies, Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture, the city’s business district and a variety of boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and night life. Known for its outdoor lifestyle, Bozeman is a year-round tourist destination with proximity to Yellowstone National Park and several ski areas, including Big Sky Resort.

The Element brand offers the Rise breakfast and Relax evening wine reception, which are both complimentary; a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center; an indoor saline swimming pool and sauna; free high-speed internet; a 600-sq.-ft. meeting room with modular furnishings; and complimentary bikes to borrow.

Studios and one-bedroom suites at Element Bozeman feature a design of modular furniture, flat-screen LED televisions, desks with open shelving and custom-designed closets. Rooms also include fully equipped kitchens, the signature Heavenly Bed, and spa-inspired bathrooms with rain shower and dual-flush toilet.

With 19 deals signed in 2014, the brand is on track to triple its global portfolio in the next three years, according to the company. On the heels of opening its first hotel outside of North America in Frankfurt, Germany, Element opened its first hotel in China this year to be followed by new hotels in London, Amsterdam, Boston and Philadelphia.