Here is a press release in regards to the new "Sheraton Park Hotel", which used to be the Coast Anaheim...
>>COAST ANAHEIM HOTEL IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO BE REFLAGGED AS SHERATON PARK HOTEL
Hotel’s $32 Million Extreme Makeover to Feature Smart, Stylish New Look
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., September 27, 2005 – Western Hotel Properties, LLC, announced today a franchise agreement with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT). Following an expansive $32 million renovation, the 490-room Coast Anaheim Hotel will be reflagged as the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort in the spring of 2006. The sprawling 11-acre property is located adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and one block from Disneyland®.
“We are thrilled about the addition of this hotel to the Sheraton portfolio,” said Joseph Gelchion, senior vice president of Operations, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “Anaheim is an important tourist and meetings destination given its proximity to the area’s leisure theme parks and convention center and will serve as a major venue for both vacation-goers and business travelers alike. In addition, the city is the perfect home for this new Sheraton, and given the quality and service the brand provides, we are certain this hotel will exceed all expectations of our business and leisure visitors.”
A smart and stylish design with upgraded décor will echo throughout the hotel lobby and lobby bar. The renovation will include a redesign of the existing 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space. Other guest services include two restaurants and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
All guest rooms will showcase Sheraton’s signature Sweet Sleepersm Bed which includes a plush-top mattress, down pillows, crisp sheets, and duvets in rich, solid colors with a patterned design. Sophistication and comfort are reflected in all guest rooms with new dark grain wood furniture, contemporary artwork, carpet, wall coverings and granite top vanities. Additional guestroom amenities include 27” flat screen panel color televisions and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Club Level accommodations provide upgraded amenities and offer private access to the Club Level Lounge where complimentary morning breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres with cocktails are served.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 750 properties in more than 80 countries and 120,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. With internationally renowned brands, Starwood® corporation is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts including: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and W®, Hotels and Resorts as well as Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com. <<
Looks like the hotel is going upscale and trying to focus more on the Convention Center business.