Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.has announced the opening of Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel, a 251-room hotel owned by Hoteli Dubrovacka Rivijera d.d. As part of the Sheraton brand’s goal to open 150 new hotels by 2020, Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel marks the inaugural entry of the brand into southern Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast.
Dave Marr, global brand leader, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts said: “As Starwood’s largest and most global brand, we are thrilled to open our second Sheraton hotel in Croatia, in the historic city of Dubrovnik. Croatia is a strategically vital market for Starwood, and Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel will reinforce the brand’s position as a leader in global travel.”
Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel is set on the spectacular Adriatic coast along the Dubrovnik Riviera. The newly constructed property is a short distance from Old Town Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as numerous cultural, historical and natural attractions, including museums and galleries. Easily accessible from the Dubrovnik airport, the Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel boasts 240 spacious guest rooms, including 11 suites with terraces, and provides sweeping views of the secluded bay and mountainous backdrop. The hotel’s contemporary interior design is inspired by Dubrovnik’s culture and surroundings, including the medieval terracotta rooftops, coral from the Adriatic Sea and traditional Dalmatian filigree jewelry.
With 1,400 square meters of meeting and event space, including a 900 square meter congress room, Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel offers the largest hotel conference facilities in the region making it an ideal choice for celebrations and business functions. The hotel also features a range of leisure facilities such as Shine Spa for Sheraton™, the well-equipped Sheraton Fitness Centre, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts and a picturesque beach.
Michael Wale, president, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East said: “It brings us great pleasure to strengthen our partnership with Hoteli Dubrovacka Rivijera and strategically enter into a prime European tourist destination. Dubrovnik is aptly described as the jewel of the Adriatic, and we look forward to welcoming guests to Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel.”