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Oct 10, 19, 4:47 pm
Replies: 19
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Posted By James Luckard

That's just a temporary name while it undergoes...

That's just a temporary name while it undergoes renovations. It will return to its Sheraton name when they're completed. It's still listed under Sheraton at the Marriott website.
Aug 6, 19, 12:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By James Luckard

It's the old Marriott. They converted this and...

It's the old Marriott. They converted this and the Marriott in Park City Utah as the first of the new line of Sheratons with the new logo:
...
Jul 25, 19, 4:25 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 11,847
Posted By James Luckard

renamed Philadelphia Marriott Old City

renamed as of today, 7/25/19:

https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article106358.html

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phlmo-philadelphia-marriott-old-city/
Apr 18, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By James Luckard

AC Hotel New York NoMad - opening 2020

Marriott is building the world's tallest modular hotel:

https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article104909.html (https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article104909.htmlThe)

The world's tallest...
Apr 6, 19, 2:57 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,441
Posted By James Luckard

The Mayflower was a legacy Stouffer property, but...

The Mayflower was a legacy Stouffer property, but it dropped the Renaissance branding in 2015, from what I read, because studies seemed to show that millennials prefer unbranded hotels with their own...
Apr 2, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,441
Posted By James Luckard

The Shelbourne is moving to The Autograph...

The Shelbourne is moving to The Autograph Collection this year, at least they're sensibly rearranging the brands a bit:
...
Apr 2, 19, 2:24 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,441
Posted By James Luckard

Sheraton tried that slightly in the 90s, they...

Sheraton tried that slightly in the 90s, they started a line of "Sheraton Gateway" hotels at airports, but there were never more than about 4 or 5, as I remember. I think the only remaining ones are...
Apr 2, 19, 2:13 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,441
Posted By James Luckard

Times Square is, indeed, one of the few other...

Times Square is, indeed, one of the few other remaining former Ramada Renaissance properties, opened in 1992.

London Heathrow is a legacy Penta property, opened 1973
Apr 2, 19, 1:27 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,441
Posted By James Luckard

The chain is an eccentric mix of boutique-y newer...

The chain is an eccentric mix of boutique-y newer properties, and also a bunch of random legacy properties from the defunct chains that were folded into it decades ago - Stouffer Hotels, Ramada...
Feb 27, 19, 6:31 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,881
Posted By James Luckard

The actual meetings are being held at the Sofitel...

The actual meetings are being held at the Sofitel Metropole, though Trump and Kim are staying at other hotels.

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/sofitel-legend-metropole-hanoi/index.html

It's...
Feb 15, 19, 12:48 am
Replies: 371
Views: 62,599
Posted By James Luckard

The Fullerton chain also tried to convert the...

The Fullerton chain also tried to convert the huge historic Manila Central Post Office to a hotel, but the deal fell through:

https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1496254
...
Feb 15, 19, 12:40 am
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By James Luckard

Did some Googling, looks like this was developed...

Did some Googling, looks like this was developed and constructed as a Courtyard by Marriott over the course of almost a decade, and they've given it a last minute switch of brand just before opening:...
Feb 13, 19, 11:48 pm
Replies: 488
Views: 98,452
Posted By James Luckard

This property is reopening next month as The...

This property is reopening next month as
The St. Regis Venice
per: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/vcexr-the-st-regis-venice/

Could some kind moderator rename this thread, and then merge...
Feb 11, 19, 6:57 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 11,382
Posted By James Luckard

There's already a 33-page thread on this hotel,...

There's already a 33-page thread on this hotel, it would seem like it could be really useful to rename that thread and continue it, post-renovation.

I'm sure there's useful info in that thread...
Jan 31, 19, 3:59 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By James Luckard

This property was built in 1984, and was formerly...

This property was built in 1984, and was formerly called Grand Hotel Brun. It has been closed since 2012 and was recently remodeled:
...
Jan 24, 19, 3:07 pm
Replies: 488
Views: 98,452
Posted By James Luckard

Dunno, but people earlier in the thread said they...

Dunno, but people earlier in the thread said they talked to staff at the hotel who informed them of the switch to St. Regis following the renovation. I was just posting this to confirm that. :)
Jan 24, 19, 3:02 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,816
Posted By James Luckard

I think it's been open since last Friday, I've...

I think it's been open since last Friday, I've seen cars in the parking lot, people in the lobby and lights on in many rooms.
Jan 23, 19, 2:55 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 11,496
Posted By James Luckard

The Westin Sydney doesn't leave Marriott until...

The Westin Sydney doesn't leave Marriott until October. :)
Jan 22, 19, 4:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By James Luckard

Four Points by Sheraton Atlanta Airport West [Master Thread]

This hotel just opened:

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlfw-four-points-atlanta-airport-west/

It was built in the 70s as the Hospitality Inn. In the 80s it was the Harley Hotel of...
Jan 9, 19, 1:43 am
Replies: 488
Views: 98,452
Posted By James Luckard

Reopens as The St. Regis Venice in May 2019

Looks like this reopens as the St Regis in May:

https://www.fivestaralliance.com/luxury-hotels/venice/the-westin-europa-and-regina

Strange that Marriott took down the old Westin Europa & Regina...
Jan 4, 19, 12:11 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,816
Posted By James Luckard

When I drove by a night or two ago, there were...

When I drove by a night or two ago, there were still cones up blocking off the driveway. The lights in the lobby were on, but the place was deserted, except for a security guard. Looks like it's not...
Jan 2, 19, 1:23 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,816
Posted By James Luckard

In fairness, it's only one long block from the...

In fairness, it's only one long block from the actual border of the City of Beverly Hills, at San Vicente, it's just not anywhere near downtown Beverly Hills, which is what the name kind of implies....
Dec 21, 18, 4:52 pm
Replies: 362
Views: 71,170
Posted By James Luckard

Presumably this still works, it's the one that...

Presumably this still works, it's the one that was listed until the day of the GREAT PURGE, when Marriott erased them all from the web.

[email protected]eraton.com
Replies: 32
Views: 4,674
Posted By James Luckard

This was announced more than a decade ago as a...

This was announced more than a decade ago as a Sheraton, I remember seeing articles at the time. There's a thread on the hotel at skyscrapercity, going back to 2006:
...
Sep 11, 18, 12:31 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 35,339
Posted By James Luckard

Marriott recently sold the Sheraton BA, it was...

Marriott recently sold the Sheraton BA, it was one of the last owned properties they inherited from Starwood:
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