Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is opening the Sheraton Brooklyn New York, a 25-story property that features 321 guest rooms. It will be the first full-service hotel to open in Brooklyn in more than 12 years as it marks the first of two Sheraton hotels that will make their New York debut in 2010 — The Sheraton Tribeca New York Hotel will open in the fall.
The property 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. With more than 35 hotel projects in the pipeline, the opening of the Sheraton Brooklyn kicks off the borough’s hotel growth spurt that will ultimately bring more than 3,800 hotel rooms to the New York's biggest borough.
Situated within the MetroTech Center on Duffield Street, the hotel is close to the United States District Courthouse in addition to numerous large-scale businesses such as Chase Manhattan Bank and Morgan Stanley. It is also located next to the new Aloft hotel, slated to open this fall, and within reach of all major New York City airports.
The Sheraton Brooklyn offers leisure guests access to the Brooklyn Heights, BAM cultural district, Atlantic Terminal Mall and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. Nearby subways lines bring guests from Brooklyn to lower Manhattan in one stop or to Times Square in 15 minutes.
The hotel’s rooftop lounge will offer views of the Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan skyline, boasting 2,000 square-feet of indoor space and 1,500 square-feet of patio space. Grubstake, a full-service restaurant with bar combined with a separate Lobby Lounge, will be featured as The Bar will serve as a martini and cocktail hangout with a strong focus on seasonal drink lists.
The property also features the signature offerings of the brand’s recent $6 billion revitalization effort including the [email protected] experienced with Microsoft and Sheraton Fitness, Programmed by Core Performance. The brand’s signature 1,000 square foot fitness offering also features a separate solarium with retractable roof, an indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi. For meetings and events, the hotel includes 4,300-square-feet of flexible meeting space.
The hotel’s 21 suites include a choice of one or two bedrooms or hospitality suites equipped with wet bar and refrigerator. The room experience features a 37-inch LCD flat-panel TV, an MP3 Home Docking station, oversized work desks and seating and the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed. Select suites feature over-sized private terraces. Special Club rooms are also available on private key-access floors giving guests access to the Club Lounge, which offers daily complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon hors d’ oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages. Starwood Preferred Guest members receive access to private key-access SPG floors.