Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc’s Four Points by Sheraton brand has made its debut in Brisbane, Australia. Owned by Felicity Hotel Pty Ltd., Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane is the first globally branded, new-build property to open in Brisbane’s Central Business District in more than a decade. It is also the brand’s fourth property in Australia, joining Four Points hotels in Sydney, Geelong and Perth.
Boasting the largest pipeline of all of Starwood’s brands, Four Points has proven to be a hit with travellers in markets worldwide. Four Points is a key player in a new generation of sleek and modern mid-market hotels in Australia.
Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane is located in a contemporary 32-story tower designed by Brisbane-based Noel Robinson Architects at the heart of the city. The hotel features 246 guest rooms, a fitness centre and free wi-fi.
The new Four Points is close to the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane Botanical Gardens, Brisbane River and South Bank precinct, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Treasury Casino and Queensland Art Gallery and taxi ride from Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, a 20-minute drive from Brisbane’s international airport and within easy reach of public transportation options.
Four Points offers 3,358 square feet of naturally-lit, flexible meeting space and a covered rooftop venue on level 30 offering views across the city and river.
Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane joins Starwood’s robust portfolio in Australia. The company currently operates ten hotels in the country under the compelling brands of Westin, Sheraton, and Four Points by Sheraton. The opening of Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane complements Starwood’s aggressive growth in the Pacific region with an additional five openings in 2014.
New hotels in the region include: Sheraton Melbourne Hotel, slated to open in March, Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji, Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort & Spa and Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort, and Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with nearly 1,200 properties in 100 countries, and 181,400 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.