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TORONTO — Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, recently announced the completion of
an extensive $120 million renovation of flagship Canadian property, Sheraton
Centre Toronto Hotel.
The two-year refurbishment project includes an
overhaul of all 1,372 guest rooms and suites, as well as the completion of
function space expansion and meeting room restorations.
“Toronto has blossomed into becoming one of the
top destinations for both leisure and business travelers alike, and an important
market for the Sheraton brand to be represented in,” said Bob Jacobs, vice-president
of brand management, Sheraton North America.
All rooms feature new carpeting, vinyl, drapery,
case goods, desks, chairs and LG LED 55-inch flat screen televisions. Bedside
tables are equipped with electrical outlets to charge devices and each room
features bedside docking stations. Fully renovated bathrooms — many of which
feature walk-in showers — include low-flow toilets, shower heads and aerated
faucets. Additionally, the 300 Club Level guest rooms offer new, more efficient
The hotel now offers more than 130,000 square
feet of premium meeting and event space with the addition of the Willow and
Provincial ballrooms. The Lower Concourse Convention floor, which includes the
Grand Ballroom, Sheraton Hall and the Osgoode Ballroom, features a new Lutron
lighting control system, allowing clients the flexibility to control and adjust
lighting in the rooms via a loaned iPad.
Upgraded acoustic walls, new carpet, vinyl and
paint complete the convention floor refurbishment and upgrade. The eight
smaller meeting rooms on the fourth floor of the Queen Tower were also redone,
and all carpeting, vinyl, fabrics and upholstery in both the meeting space and
guest rooms meet Starwood’s low volatile organic compounds requirement.
“Our fresh new look and comprehensive tech
enhancements will enable our guests to experience a more seamless and
comfortable stay at our hotel, whether for leisure or as part of a large
conference,” said David Connor, area managing director for Starwood Canada and general
manager, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.