Sands Cotai Central, the integrated resort at the center of Cotai Strip Resorts, completed the Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central's Earth Tower, whose 2,067 new rooms and suites brings the hotel's total room count to 3,896, making it the largest hotel both in Macao and in the global portfolio of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. With the completion of Earth Tower, Sands China's Cotai Strip Resorts now provides over 9,000 hotel rooms and suites, the single largest accommodation offering in Macao.
In completing Earth Tower, Sheraton Macao Hotel will also soon be introducing the addition of two more outdoor pools, one offering views of Cotai. The hotel is home to a Sheraton Club Lounge, a main ballroom the size of more than 11 basketball courts, more than 160,000 square feet of meeting space and three signature restaurants.
The hotel widens Starwood's lead in Asia Pacific, where it is the largest operator of four and five star hotels and on track to reach more than 320 hotels by 2014.
Sheraton Macao Hotel is located within Sands Cotai Central, giving its guests access to the facilities and services provided by the integrated resort and its interconnected properties - The Plaza Macao and The Venetian Macao.
Opened in April 2012, Sands Cotai Central is the centerpoint of Cotai Strip Resorts. Featuring three hotel brands - Conrad, Sheraton and Holiday Inn - Sands Cotai Central offers visitors to Cotai approximately 6,000 hotel rooms and suites, and 1.2 million square feet of retail, entertainment and dining facilities and meetings and convention space. With over 90 retail outlets, Shoppes Cotai Central joins Shoppes Grand Canal and Shoppes at Four Seasons to offer a total of over 600 luxury duty-free stores. Also available are two spas and three health clubs, the CotaiArena, CotaiExpo and the Venetian Theatre.