Stamford, Conn. – January 08, 2015 – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Newark, approximately ten minutes southwest of Wilmington, Delaware. The hotel underwent an extensive, nearly $17 million gut renovation and expansion project prior to re-opening as a Four Points. Owned by MRPC Christiana LLC and managed by Real Hospitality Group, Four Points by Sheraton Newark features 120 stylish and comfortable rooms, 1,200 square feet of meeting space and all the extras that have made Four Points a hit with travelers worldwide.
“Four Points by Sheraton Newark offers a fresh, new option for travelers in close proximity to businesses, entertainment and downtown Wilmington,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “At Four Points, guests enjoy a stylish, comfortable atmosphere, as well as an honest value, genuine service, and all the amenities they need to stay productive on the road.”
Located at 56 S. Old Baltimore Pike, Four Points by Sheraton Newark is convenient to Route 1, and Interstates 95, 295 and 495 and the downtowns of both Newark and Wilmington. The hotel is close to the campuses of University of Delaware-Newark and Wilmington University, as well as the corporate offices of Hewlett Packard and Citigroup. Nearby attractions include Riverfront Wilmington, Delaware Park Racetrack and Slots Casino, Christiana Mall and Frawley Stadium.
“We are delighted to fly the Four Points flag at our freshly renovated and expanded hotel and reach even more travelers through the award-winning Starwood Preferred Guest program,” said Chirag Patel, COO of MRPC Christiana LLC.
“Four Points is a hit worldwide with both business and leisure travelers, who appreciate the brand’s winning combination of style, comfort and affordability,” added Ben Seidel, CEO of Real Hospitality Group, the hotel’s management company.
Guests will enjoy American fusion cuisine, Delaware microbrews and cocktails at Farm-A-Sea Bistro & Crafthouse, where they can also watch the game on flat-screen TVs in a stylish and social atmosphere. The hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and the Swedish Stone Spa, as well as all the Four Points brand’s popular amenities, including fast and free WiFi, complimentary in-room bottled water, and fresh coffee served in the lobby throughout the day.
About Four Points by Sheraton
Experience smart travel. With nearly 200 Four Points hotels in more than 30 countries, travelers can find the timeless style and comfort they’re looking for with genuine service and everything that matters most, all around the world. FromSantiago to Shanghai and Milan to Milwaukee, Four Points hotels can be found in big urban centers, by the airport, near the beach, and in the suburbs. A recent $1 billion invested in renovations, conversions, and new-build hotels has made the brand stronger than ever. Four Points by Sheraton, like all brands within Starwood’s portfolio, is proud to offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® program, the industry’s richest loyalty program. To learn more, visit www.spg.com. Stay connected to Four Points on facebook.com/fourpoints.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,200 properties in 100 countries, and181,400 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.