PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced today that its global powerhouse, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, continues to enhance its portfolio with the re-opening of the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel following a complete nine-month, multi-million Euro renovation. This renovation is part of a multi-year revitalisation of the Sheraton brand through which Starwood and its owner partners have invested more than US$6 billion. Sheraton now stands stronger than ever with the most robust portfolio in its history and is experiencing record-breaking growth, putting the brand on track to open its 500th hotel in 2015.
“Together with Schörghuber Corporate Group, our owner partner with whom we have had a relationship for over 15 years, Starwood is committed to the continued development of the tourism industry in Mallorca,” commented Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. “The revitalisation of Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel allows us to meet the increased demand for high-calibre accommodation with distinctive guest experiences, providing golf enthusiasts, global travellers, as well as the local community with an inviting gathering place for all occasions.”
“We have spent the last few years renovating and rebuilding of the hotel industry’s most iconic brands and Sheraton’s all-time high guest satisfaction scores are a direct result of this investment,” said Hoyt Harper, Global Brand Leader, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “The newly renovated Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel – the Sheraton brand’s only golf-inclusive resort in Europe – demonstrates our commitment to making the brand an unparalleled leader in the hospitality sector.”
Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel
A gathering place for golfers, business and leisure travellers, as well as the local community, Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel offers a vibrant, open atmosphere with relaxing views of the golf green and surrounding Mediterranean garden. The hotel comprises 93 elegant guests rooms, including 23 suites, all equipped with the signature all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed. The refurbished rooms feature a harmonious blend of contemporary design with a warm palette, as well as large terrace doors that open onto views of the garden, pool or golf course.
A short drive away from Palma de Mallorca and within the prestigious villa district of Son Vida, the golf-inclusive hotel is owned by Arabella Hospitality Group. The hotel is located next to the 18th hole of the Arabella Golf Course Son Vida – and offers guests free play at 63 holes on four courses (Son Vida, Son Muntaner, Son Quint and Son Quint Pitch & Putt) alongside complimentary shuttle transfers from the hotel.
The hotel introduced Shine Spa for Sheraton, offering a lively yet relaxing spa experience after a day of golf and sun in Mallorca. The spa comprises four treatment rooms, a new indoor pool, sauna and steam bath, a 24-hour fitness pavilion, and guests can choose from an extensive menu of facial and body treatments using products from Germaine de Capuccini and Phytomer. Other facilities at the hotel include a fitness pavilion with the latest power and cardio equipment, two outdoor pools, two tennis courts, as well as a kids’ club with its own pool and playground.
At Es Carbó restaurant, guests can enjoy healthy Sheraton breakfast selections and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine alongside views of the golf green. Bodega del Green serves Spanish classics, tapas and wines within its cosy interiors featuring Andalusian touches. Located in the lobby, Bar 18+Uno is a convivial meeting place and venue for Sheraton Social Hour, where management bring guests together to socialise over a glass of wine several times weekly.
Inside the spacious new lobby, guests have complimentary wireless internet access with the signature Link@SheratonSM experienced with Microsoft® – a social, technology hub where guests can stay connected to what matters most during their stay.
Starwood in Spain
Starwood currently operates 17 hotels and resorts throughout Spain under seven of its nine distinct lifestyle brands. In addition to Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel, the popular Spanish holiday island is also home to The St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort and Castillo Hotel Son Vida, a Luxury Collection Hotel. Other Starwood hotels in Spain include the ground-breaking W Barcelona, the venerable Westin Palace in Madrid, Le Méridien Ra Beach Hotel & Spa, as well as recently restored Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville and Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian.
For more information on Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel, please visit www.sheraton.com/mallorca.
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About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 400 hotels in 70 countries around the world and recently completed a $6 billion global revitalization and is now in the midst of an $8 billion global expansion over the next three years. Sheraton is owned by and is the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,162 properties in nearly 100 countries and 171,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft® and Element SM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation 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.