Alexander James crafts interiors of Starwood’s first property in Armenia

The Alexander is slated to open in Yerevan in the summer of 2017.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is scheduled to open its first Armenian property, the Alexander, in Yerevan in the summer of 2017 near the city’s Republic Square.

UK-based designer Alexander James will craft the interiors of the Luxury Collection property.

The new-build property will have 114 guestrooms, including 17 suites and a Presidential Suite.

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to IHIF!

The hospitality industry turns to IHIF International Hotel Investment News as the must-read source for investment and development coverage worldwide. Sign up today to get inside the deal with the latest transactions, openings, financing, and more delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

In addition, The Alexander hotel will also offer event and meeting spaces including a ballroom, eight meeting rooms and a business center.

The wellness facilities will include an indoor pool, spa and a fitness center.

Culinary offerings at The Alexander will include an all-day dining restaurant, a cigar club and a lobby bar.

Starwood currently has nine hotels in the Commonwealth of Independent States across five of its brands. Five additional properties are scheduled to open in the region by the end of 2018.

 

Suggested Articles

Should all new hotels open as scheduled in the next two years, Europe's current count of 2,885,630 guestrooms will grow 7 percent.

The Meliá Varadero Internacional Hotel's first rooms opened in February, and new services and facilities have soft-opened since then.

A new report shows an uptick in the value of mixed-use property deals in H1.