Starwood Hotels & Resorts has opened Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel in the financial district of Hyderabad.
Owned by Ahmadabad-based SAMHI Hotels, Sheraton Hyderabad underwent extensive renovation prior to its opening.
It is located close to key convention centres, including HITEX Exhibition Centre and Hyderabad International Convention Centre, as well as several multinational corporations. The hotel is a 30 minute drive away from the city’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
The hotel features 272 rooms with a modern and stylish look, and includes a pool, Sheraton Fitness centre, a spa, an all-day dining restaurant and a 950m² ballroom.
It also includes a boardroom and meeting room spaces that are equipped with the latest audio-visual technology.
Sheraton said that it will be opening a pan-Asian speciality restaurant called Azia, and Chimes as a rooftop bar in the hotel.
Starwood Hotels South Asia regional vice-president Dilip Puri said: "The Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel is a highly anticipated addition to the Sheraton brand’s global portfolio and marks an increased demand for hotels in emerging markets within India’s bustling metropolitan cities.
"It is also yet another example of our conversion friendly strategy that highlights our ability to convert hotels successfully within a short period of time and have them join our system as we continue to deliver value to our partners and create compelling experiences for our guests."
Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel is the 44th hotel for the brand Starwood in the country, and is the third Starwood hotel in Hyderabad.