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The Westin Peachtree Plaza Named Four Diamond Hotel by AAA

Newly redefined hotel excels in guest experience and hospitality

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta’s iconic John Portman-designed hotel that recently completed a grand $70 million renovation, has earned AAA Four Diamond Rating for its polished style, extensive amenities and superior service. According to AAA, only 5.3 percent of the more than 29,000 AAA/CAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels have been awarded Four Diamond designation as of January 2014.

“While The Westin Peachtree Plaza has always been an iconic destination hotel, this recognition illustrates our achievement in providing an unparalleled, rejuvenating experience for our guests”

“While The Westin Peachtree Plaza has always been an iconic destination hotel, this recognition illustrates our achievement in providing an unparalleled, rejuvenating experience for our guests,” said Ron Tarson, general manager of The Westin Peachtree Plaza. “Everything from our RunWESTIN™ fitness program to our inviting, modern design and our relaxing, Heavenly® amenities serves to improve the wellbeing of our business and leisure visitors.”

In May 2014, The Westin Peachtree Plaza unveiled its completed renovation that included every interior element from the lobby and all 1,073 guest rooms and suites to the revolving Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View. In addition, more than 80,000 square feet of meeting space was redesigned to provide planners with resources and amenities to stimulate creativity, productivity and connectivity. The Westin Peachtree Plaza also introduced Tangent™ at Westin, a small meeting space for up to six people that can be reserved hourly by guests and non-guests and features advanced technology, floor-to-ceiling whiteboards and more.

The hotel is in the heart of downtown Atlanta, an area home to many landmarks and attractions opening this year including the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the College Football Hall of Fame, and the Atlanta Streetcar, as well as already popular destinations like the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola and Centennial Olympic Park.

For more information on The Westin Peachtree Plaza and reservations, please visit www.westin.com/peachtree.

About The Westin Peachtree Plaza

Designed by John Portman in 1976, The Westin Peachtree Plaza is a 73-story tower, topped by the tri-level, revolving Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View. At 754 feet, The Westin Peachtree Plaza was Atlanta's tallest building until 1987, when it was surpassed by One Atlantic Center. Today, The Westin Peachtree Plaza is the fifth tallest building in Atlanta and remains the tallest hotel in the Southeast. For more information, please visit: www.westin.com/peachtree or like us on Facebook.

About Westin Hotels & Resorts

Westin Hotels & Resorts offers innovative programs that transform every aspect of a stay into a revitalizing experience. All Westin signature services – like the Heavenly Bed®, delicious SuperFoodsRx® and WestinWORKOUT® studio – have been designed with the guests’ well-being in mind. Westin hotels, with more than 190 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with nearly 1,200 properties in 100 countries and 181,400 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®. 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.

Contacts

For The Westin Peachtree Plaza
Cookerly Public Relations
Sara Dever, 404-419-9237
sara@cookerly.com