Westin Plans Cleveland Debut

CLEVELAND, OH—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide plans to open the 481-room Westin Cleveland Convention Center Hotel in a conversion of a former Crowne Plaza.

The property’s owner, Sage Hospitality, plans to invest $64 million in renovations and upgrades prior to the hotel reopening as a Westin in mid-2013.

The hotel, which is located adjacent to the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center complex, will feature 26,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a fitness center and a full-service restaurant in addition to the Heavenly Bed and other Westin brand amenities.