Starwood begins construction on new Westin hotel in Sarasota, Fla.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide began construction on its first Westin hotel in Sarasota, Fla. Developed by Kolter Hospitality, The Westin Sarasota will open in the summer of 2016 as part of a new development in Sarasota’s arts district, offering 255 rooms and waterfront views.

Overlooking Sarasota Bay, The Westin Sarasota will be part of a newly constructed two-tower development that will also include 141 residential condominium units. The hotel will have 15,000 square feet of meeting facilities. Additional facilities will include a full-service restaurant, a WestinWORKOUT studio, a Heavenly Spa and a rooftop amenity incorporating a large pool, deck space, lounge area with fire features, a bar and food services all overlooking Sarasota Bay.

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