Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel debuts in Wuhan
By Li Bo ( chinadaily.com.cn )
Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel strengthens its presence in the key gateway city of central China, bringing a hot spot for leisure, business and tourism.[Photo/Wudang Mountains
WUHAN, CHINA – Nov 28, 2014 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the opening of Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province. Invested by China Oceanwide Construction Group Co, it marks the debut of the Sheraton brand in Wuhan. The hotel offers travelers a new gathering place in this important gateway city of Central China.
"Due to the rapid economic development and completed infrastructures, there has been an increase in the demand for quality accommodations. And with the favorable locations and high-quality services, Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel meets the needs of the upper-scale business and leisure travelers," said Liu Zong, manager of the hotel's West & Central China department, "As the first Sheraton hotel in Wuhan, we are very excited to help connect guests and provide them with the opportunity to enjoy our warm and personalized services".
The hotel's 509 stylish and elegant guestrooms can meet modern travelers' needs. Each room is equipped with high-quality facilities including the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed, which gained the AAA's Five-Star Diamond Award® criteria, a 46-inch LCD TV, and a spacious working area with WiFi.
Situated on the 40th floor of the hotel with spectacular city views, the exclusive Sheraton Club Lounge offers the continental breakfast, all-day soft drinks and snacks, as well as cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in evenings.
Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel features the Sheraton brand's programs and services, including Link@SheratonSM experienced with Microsoft® at the lobby bar, where guests can surf the Internet freely. In the hotel lobby, there is a unique wedding display corner for couples as well as a gift shop selling local goods. The hotel also offers many leisure facilities, such as a 25-meter long constant-temperature indoor swimming pool, a jacuzzi pool and spa treatments.
Three special restaurants and bars provide guests with a wide range of food around the world. Featuring an open cooking area, FEAST®, the Sheraton's brand restaurant, provides food from Asia and the world. YUE®, a Chinese restaurant, offers guests with many authentic Cantonese dishes and a range of local favorites. In addition, private rooms are available for business dinners or family gathering. At Red Basil, a Thai specialty restaurant, guests can taste the authentic and flavorsome Thai cuisine cooked by Thai chefs. With the comfortable ambience and light background music, the hotel's Lobby Lounge, a perfect place to linger and meet friends and families provides a selection of refreshing cocktails, high-scale spirits and vintages and freshly brewed coffee. A Kid's Club is also available for all dining guests at the hotel.
Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel is well-designed to host all types of meetings or events, ceremonies, parties and wedding celebrations. The hotel has 15 meeting rooms which cover 2,191 square meters and are equipped with latest audio facilities. It also includes a 7.6 meter-high ballroom with an area of 1,046 square meters, equipped with a high-definition LED screen and a lobby. With high-quality services, the hotel will provide a comfortable resting area for all the guests.
Located in Wuhan Central Business District, the hotel is less than two kilometers from the Hankou Railway Station and 21 kilometers from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport. It is also close to retail malls, banks and enterprises. As an important and strategic city in Central China, Wuhan will continue to improve its infrastructures such as the metro.
Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel offers a discount till April 30, 2015 to celebrate its opening. That is, one-night stay in a Deluxe Room with breakfast for one person, only costs 688 yuan ($ 112 including 15 percent service charge).
For more information on Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel or make a reservation, please visit sheraton.com/wuhanhankou, or call +86 27 8373 8888.
About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 400 hotels in nearly 70 countries around the world. Having completed a $6 billion global revitalization, the hotel is completing the global-expansion plan, which has been invested with $ 8 billion and will be finished within three years. Sheraton is owned by the largest and most renowned Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotels and leisure companies in the world with 181,400 employees and nearly 1,200 properties in 100 countries. Starwood is a group combining hotels, resorts and residences including such internationally renowned brands as St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element®. The company boasts a leading loyalty programs in the hotel industry, that is, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), allowing the members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, without deadlines. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation House Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
Marketing Communication Manager, Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel
Tel: 86 27 8373 8888 - 6696
Edited by Li Bo