Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide expanded its footprint in Germany with the signing of the Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade. A franchise agreement with Esplanade Operation, a subsidiary of Host Hotels & Resorts' European joint venture, marks the conversion of the existing Grand Hotel Esplanade to a Sheraton hotel. The hotel continues to be operated by EVENT Hotel Group, which also holds a minority interest in the property.
The 394-room Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade has an all-day dining restaurant and a German-specialty restaurant, as well as Harry's New York Bar and a lobby bar. Other facilities include a swimming pool and 12 meeting rooms.
Over the next several months, the hotel will unveil the Sheraton brand's signature offerings including a Sheraton Club lounge, [email protected] experienced with Microsoft, and the health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness.