Sheraton Hotels and Resorts announced the designation of both the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel and the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers as Sheraton Grand properties. Both hotels join the brand’s new premier tier of exceptional Sheraton hotels and resorts recognized for their enticing destinations, distinguished designs and excellence in service and guest experiences.
The addition of the newly-minted Sheraton Grand Phoenix and Sheraton Grand Chicago represents the tier’s official debut in North America, and is a continuation of its quickly growing portfolio that currently spans Asia Pacific, Europe and South America.
Sheraton Grand Phoenix — located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, with 31 floors and a multitude of on-property dining options, Sheraton Grand Phoenix offers approximately 112,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting and event space (including a 27,000 square foot ballroom); the eclectic “District American Kitchen and Wine Bar;” a refreshing rooftop “Breeze Bar;” and a large dynamic fitness facility overlooking the outdoor lap pool with stunning views of downtown Phoenix.
Sheraton Grand Chicago — situated on the Chicago River with 1,218 guest rooms and suites with views of either the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, or city skyline, Sheraton Grand Chicago includes five distinctive restaurants and bars and a state-of-the-art fitness center featuring a pool and sauna. It is also home to Chicago’s largest hotel ballroom – 40,000 square feet – with modern, customizable meeting and event space equipped for every occasion.
Having launched in August 2015, Sheraton Grand celebrates the brand’s best-in-class hotels, each hand-selected based on a specific list of criteria ranging from sophisticated design and sought-after destinations, to unrivaled standards of service and impressive hotel amenities. The brand will continue to announce new Sheraton Grand properties across the globe, with the expectation of having 100 newly-designated Sheraton Grand hotels by 2017.