Sheraton opens hotel in Georgia

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    Starwood has opened the Sheraton Batumi
    Hotel, a Black Sea Resort, in Georgia.
    The 203-room Sheraton Hotel is the first internationally branded hotel in the emerging Black Sea destination of Batumi and is part of the brand’s strategic expansion that will add approximately 50 new hotels and over 20,000 rooms to the Sheraton portfolio over the next
    three years.

    The Sheraton Batumi was designed to appeal to both business and leisure travelers and features 43 suites including one penthouse with views of the Black Sea.

    The property is the second Sheraton hotel in the Republic of Georgia, joining its sister property the Sheraton Metechi Palace in Tblisi.

    Located on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, close to the centre of Batumi and near the international airport has a the white lighthouse tower, designed in the style of the Batumi lighthouse of Alexandria built by Alexander the Great in 290 B.C.

    The property offers one all-day dining restaurant on the ground floor and a lounge restaurant and bar with views of the Batumi skyline.

    The hotel’s ballroom is the largest in Batumi at over 3,000sqm and is to be used for weddings or corporate events.

    For smaller meetings and conferences the hotel has six other state-of-the-art meeting rooms and a fully equipped business center.

    Leisure amenities include an 2,500sqm Shine Spa for Sheraton as well as indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a fitness centre.

    Daniel Fountain / 05.06.2010

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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