Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the launch of its rapidly growing Four Points brand in Charleston, the capital of West Virginia. Owned by BBL Hospitality, Four Points by Sheraton Charleston completed a comprehensive $15 million renovation to transform the Charleston House Hotel into the newest addition to the Four Points portfolio. Offering spectacular views of the Kanawha River, the hotel is Starwood’s first property to open in West Virginia. The newly renovated hotel features 176 spacious guest rooms and suites, 12,000 square feet of market-leading meeting facilities, full-service dining and all the other amenities that have made Four Points a favorite with travelers worldwide.
“Four Points by Sheraton Charleston offers an unbeatable riverfront location right at the heart of the city’s bustling downtown where guests can enjoy an uncomplicated comfort, genuine service, plus all the amenities they need to stay productive on the road,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood.
Prior to re-opening as a Four Points, the 12-story hotel, built in 1966, fully renovated all guest rooms, meeting rooms and public areas, refurbished the exterior and added the Recovery Sports Grill and an indoor pool. To celebrate its grand-opening, the hotel will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 22, 2014 at 9:00AM.
Just a short drive from Yeager Airport (CRW), Four Points by Sheraton Charleston is ideally located in the city’s business district, close to Charleston Civic Center, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, the State Capitol Complex, the Charleston Area Medical Center and the shops and restaurants at Charleston Town Center. Offering what is best for business, guests will find signature year-round amenities like free bottled water, great coffee, free internet access in all guest rooms and free Wi-Fi in all public areas.About BBL Hospitality BBL Hospitality is a multi-brand hotel and restaurant company that owns, operates, and develops facilities along the east coast of the United States. The company owns 14 hotels under various brands, and 12 Recovery Sports Grill sports-themed restaurants, with locations throughout New York, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia and Florida. BBL Hospitality also offers third-party management solutions to hotel owners. The independently owned and operated company is a division of the Albany, N.Y.-based BBL Family of Companies, which includes the Charleston, W.Va.-based contracting firm BBL Carlton.