Steamboat Springs , Colo. , … Sheraton Steamboat Resort is proud to announce that it is undertaking a $20 million renovation and redevelopment project, with completion scheduled for early December 2008. The property will remain closed during spring,” with the first phase of 191 guest rooms reopening June 6, 2008 for the summer season. In addition to this $20 million project, the resort will be converting the existing Morningside suites and East Tower hotel rooms to 45 luxury two-and three-bedroom vacation ownership villas, Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas, developed by Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc.
Located at the base of Steamboat Ski Resort and adjacent to the gondola, Sheraton Steamboat Resort is Steamboat Springs’ only ski-in/ski-out hotel and villa property and includes an 18-hole, Robert Trent Jones II championship golf course located nearby. The property also includes a 20,000-square-foot conference center and two restaurants, Sevens Restaurant and 3 Saddles Bar & Grill.
This complete, property-wide transformation will include the renovation of all common areas, including the lobby, both restaurants and all 191 guest rooms, as well as the addition of a club level. When the initial phase reopens in June, only Sevens Restaurant will remain under construction. Additionally, the first phase of the Morningside is scheduled for completion by December 2008, and East Tower condominium conversions is expected to be complete in 2009.
During the renovation, the guestrooms will receive all new case goods and soft goods, from carpets and curtains to new beds, linens, headboards and furniture throughout. The dark colored, boldly striped carpet is perfectly complemented by the fresh, off-white linens and walls. Artwork on the walls offer splashes of color, echoing the bright in-laid headboards and accents on the armoires and workstation furniture. Comfortable, oversized leather or plush velvety chairs and ottomans complete the clean modern feel of the room. Additionally, all bathrooms will include a freestanding wood vanity with cream stone top, ample lighting and the new Shine amenities by Bliss.
In addition to the new design, each room will also receive new LCD flat panel televisions. Guests will have a front-row seat to high-quality, in-room programming through its Scene@SheratonSM entertainment package, offering sneak previews and premier sports programming. Each room will also feature the signature Sheraton Sweet SleeperTM Bed, a nine-layered custom-designed ensemble.
The Sheraton Steamboat Resort will also feature the new Link@SheratonSM, located just off the lobby. The Link is a new, signature communications hub where guests can email and access free, high-speed Internet while interacting with other guests, or enjoy the breathtaking views up the mountain with a cocktail or a coffee; whichever suits their mood.
In addition to the renovation of the property, the Sheraton Steamboat Resort is also renovating its golf course, the Sheraton Steamboat Golf Course. When it reopens this spring as Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club, the Troon-managed, Robert Trent Jones II championship course will be played as 17 holes, with one hole closed at all times to facilitate work. Improvements to the course will include a complete irrigation system remodel, new sprinkler heads and an upgraded water supply system. There will be a new entrance, additional parking and the addition or renovation of tees at 14 of the holes.
The new Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas offer a choice of three large floor plans including two- and three-bedroom villas, some with spectacular mountain views. Completely furnished, the villas modern rustic design radiates an inviting warmth. Each villa features a 32” flat panel television, two-sided gas fireplace, modern mahogany tables with seating for eight, stainless steel appliances including a full-size refrigerator with ice maker and a laundry room with a full-size washer and dryer. Each guest room has a full bath with a single vanity and shower/tub combo, and the master bathroom features double vanity sinks, a whirlpool tub and separate shower. Each room features the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed with a plush mattress, warm blankets, cozy duvet, crisp sheets and plenty of hypoallergenic and feather/down pillows.
For more information on the Sheraton Steamboat Resort visit www.sheraton.com/steamboat or call 970-879-1343.
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