Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Convention Center near Recife, Brazil Opens

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    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has announced the opening of Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Convention Center, near Brazil’s northeast region of Recife. Sheraton Reserva do Paiva was developed by the Portuguese group Promovalor and 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, which is located approximately 30 minutes from Recife. Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel is one block away from one of the most beautiful stretches of beaches in Northeastern Brazil. Featuring 298 rooms, including 18 Club Suites and one of the largest Presidential Suites in the region with 1,300 square feet, all rooms boast the brand’s signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed. The hotel features a 6,500 square-foot Sheraton Shine Spa, the brand’s signature Sheraton Fitness gym with more than 1,300 square feet of work-out space, an exclusive Sheraton Club Lounge on the top floor with beautiful ocean views and two restaurants. The heart of the hotel’s lobby features a bar and the brand’s Link@Sheraton® experienced with Microsoft® – where lively interactions are a constant, whether face-to-face or virtually through our up-to-the-moment technology.

    Sheraton Reserva do Paiva will also feature a Beach Club designed for guests who wish to spend the day at the hotel. The Beach Club will include a spacious lounge area, with cabanas where visitors can relax and soak in the sun, a large swimming pool with stunning views, and beach access. Guests visiting the Beach Club can also enjoy its restaurants and pool-side food and service.

    The project has been developed according to specifications set by the US Green Building Council, a world leader in promoting sustainable construction. 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 a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

    Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Convention Center features a modern events and convention center with more than 16,000 square feet that can accommodate up to 2,100 people. The space is made up of two ballrooms and three function rooms, all featuring high ceilings measuring over 16 feet, that are individually air-conditioned, have a sound-proof structure and top-of-the line technology in audio visuals and direct access to exterior terraces. The Convention Center also boasts an additional 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibition area on the foyer area. The hotel offers 120 covered parking spaces and is energy efficient, reducing its environmental impact. Located just nine miles from the International Airport of Guararapes and the Suape Industrial Harbour Complex, this is one of the largest and most well-equipped convention centers in Northeast Brazil.

    The hotel blends in with the architectural concept of Reserva do Paiva, which includes low buildings, extensive green areas and environmentally-friendly construction. The hotel is an eight story building with a total area of 95,144 square feet of constructed area. Part of the third phase of Reserva do Paiva, the project has been developed by a team of 20 international companies from Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Portugal, all highly experienced professionals in the luxury hotel industry.

    Daniel Fountain / 16.07.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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