The magnificent, coastal retreat features Mediterranean architecture and Panoramic Ocean Views in one of Southern California’s most desirable resort communities
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announces the official opening of Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, a stunning seaside retreat in Carlsbad, California, one of the most sought-after communities in San Diego County. Owned and managed* by Grand Pacific Resorts, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa features beautiful Mediterranean architecture, panoramic ocean views, a free-form swimming pool, and luxury spa. (Note – owned by Grand Pacific, managed by Azul Hospitality*)
Known as “The Village by the Sea,” Carlsbad is a charming, picturesque village with unique shops, lively restaurants and family-friendly beaches. Situated on 15 acres at the crossroads of Carlsbad’s tourism and business districts, Sheraton Carlsbad is just 30 minutes north of San Diego and one and a half hours south of Los Angeles. The resort is adjacent to the popular Legoland® California theme park, which will be connected to the hotel via pedestrian walkway. The city of Carlsbad’s championship 18-hole golf course is steps from the property. Nearby business include Genentech, Invitrogen Corporation and Callaway Golf.
“Truly one of the most spectacular additions to our portfolio, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa is a terrific choice for business or vacation, inspiring guests to both relax and interact in a beautiful setting, complete with rolling lawns and breathtaking ocean views,” said Hoyt Harper, Senior Vice President, Sheraton Hotels. “Sheraton anticipates the needs of travelers who crave familiarity and comfort by providing spacious accommodations, updated technology and signature amenities – all designed to make them feel at home from the moment they walk in the door.”
The brand-new Ocean Pearl spa pampers guests with innovative, marine-based beauty treatments and indulgent products that complement the hotel’s coastal atmosphere. The resort’s restaurant, Twenty/20 Grill and Wine Bar serves artisanal vineyard California cuisine in an elegant, yet casual setting enhanced by ocean views. Wood-fired pizzas, gourmet sandwiches, regional seafood and creative salads with organic, freshly grown produce are among the restaurant’s appetizing offerings. Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa also provides expansive sporting facilities including tennis course, , fitness center and gym.
This magnificent new property offers 129 gorgeous guestrooms, including 13 suites, complete with ocean or fairway views. The hotel will offer an additional 121 rooms, scheduled to open in May 2008.. All rooms and suites are outfitted with comfortable leather seating, oversized work desks and 32” LCD flat panel televisions and the signature Sheraton Sweet SleeperTM Bed – a nine-layered custom-designed ensemble boasting an exquisitely comfortable, plush mattress, fluffy down hypoallergenic pillows, crisp cotton sheets, cozy blanket and signature blanket and duvet. Sheraton also gives its guests front-row seats to high-quality, in-room programming through its Scene@Sheraton entertainment package, including sneak previews and premier sports programming.