Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced the opening of its 14th hotel in Texas; the Sheraton McKinney Hotel and Conference Center in McKinney. The hotel offers 186 guest rooms and suites, ample meeting facilities and all of Sheraton’s signature services and amenities. The property will celebrate its opening today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and private reception attended by McKinney Mayor Brian Loughmiller and members of the McKinney Chamber of Commerce.
Sheraton McKinney is located 30 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and a short drive from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Guests will enjoy convenient access to shopping and dining in historic downtown McKinney, plus a wide assortment of recreational activities, such as world-class golf, tennis, and hike and bike trails. Nearby businesses include Emerson Process Management, Raytheon, Torchmark Corporation and Encore Wire.
“We are delighted to welcome travelers to Sheraton McKinney and to one of the fastest growing cities in the United States,” said Ryan Miyamoto, General Manager, Sheraton McKinney. “We look forward to bringing the brand to life and are eager to witness the impact that this hotel will have on the community. As Sheraton embarks on another year of record-breaking growth, the opening of Sheraton McKinney will further reinforce Sheraton as the most global hotel brand.”
The heart of the lobby will feature “Link@Sheraton® experienced with Microsoft®” – the brand’s signature social hub. The hotel’s stylish and comfortable guest rooms are each equipped with an oversized work desk, custom-designed ergonomic chair, high-speed Internet, LCD flat panel television, MP3 docking station and the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® bed, designed to meet AAA’s Five Diamond Award® criteria. Sheraton Club guests will enjoy upgraded amenities, as well as complimentary breakfast, beverages and evening hors d’oeuvres in the Sheraton Club Lounge. Guests will also be able to experience Sheraton Social Hour, the brand’s signature, premium wine program, sampling a selection of highly-rated wines.
Sheraton McKinney features more than 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. The hotel features an outdoor pool, contemporary dining at Sweetwater Bar & Grill and a fully equipped fitness facility featuring the brand’s revolutionary new health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness by Core® Performance.
"The Sheraton McKinney Hotel and Conference Center was designed to provide hospitality, conference and meeting spaces that are all in demand from residents, businesses and visitors to our city,” said MCDC Board Chair Scott Elliott. “We're excited and looking forward to opening day, and the continuing expansion of the city's vision for McKinney's 'front door'."