Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

August 24, 2005 15:54 ET

Four Points by Sheraton Expands in Canada with Opening of Quebec City Hotel

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(CCNMatthews - Aug 24, 2005) -

New City Resort is Located Just Minutes Away from Old Quebec City, Considered the "Cradle of French Civilization in North America"

Four Points by Sheraton, Starwood Hotels & Resorts' moderately-priced brand, announces the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Quebec in Quebec's historic provincial capital of Quebec City. The hotel features 102 rooms, with nearly half of the rooms designated as suites and many of the guestrooms containing cozy fireplaces. Considered a city resort, the Four Points by Sheraton Quebec also offers an outdoor pool with year-round use and a spectacular Phil Watson-designed 18-hole golf course scheduled to open in 2006 with development of the golf course already underway. Quebec-based Hotel & Golf Marigot, Inc. is the property owner for the Four Points by Sheraton Quebec.

"We've been interested in developing properties in the Quebec City area for a long time," said Hoyt Harper, II, senior vice president, Four Points by Sheraton. "This new hotel is an outstanding example of the brand expanding into highly desired urban destinations. Quebec City and its environs offer the best of both New and Old World charm because of its historical and cultural attractions. Guests staying at the hotel will enjoy all the benefits and advantages of staying with a brand that offers the best in value and comfort."

The Four Points by Sheraton Quebec is a city resort property only eight minutes from historic Old Quebec City and ideally located adjacent to the picturesque Quebec Zoological Garden. Business and leisure amenities abound. Complimentary high-speed Internet access is available throughout the entire property, along with an on-site, full service business center. The property is an ideal venue for corporate meetings, gala events and social functions, offering 5,400 square feet of flexible meeting space, and capacity for up to 300 in a stylish banquet setting.

Other property highlights include a 130-seat fine dining restaurant-bar with a 60-seat outside terrace. Lake Beauport is a short 10-minute drive away for aquatic and winter sports enthusiasts or those just wishing to soak up more of the province's incredible natural scenic beauty.

The hotel features the brand's new Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, a multi-layered, cozy ensemble designed to pamper guests. In addition to a duvet in a rich palette of colors matching each hotel's decor, the bed features a plush mattress and a welcoming quartet of pillows for relaxing that includes two feather/down sleeping pillows and two oversized lounging pillows. Additional bed components include a bed skirt, mattress pad, plush blanket, and a decorative pillow featuring the brand's signature compass logo.

Four Points by Sheraton understands the needs of their customers by delivering a set of values that are both honest and uncomplicated and that offer a new kind of style and comfort. The brand's current global expansion and development includes choice urban and resort markets such as Soho Village (New York City); Birmingham, Alabama; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Shenzhen, China; Cocoa Beach, Florida; and Puerto Rico.

Four Points by Sheraton, with more than 130 properties in 18 countries, is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and is consistently rated as a top performer in the mid-priced category by Business Travel News' "Annual U.S. Hotel Chain Survey." Four Points by Sheraton offers the self-sufficient traveler a new kind of style and comfort combined with a spirited "can-do" service - all at an honest value. Four Points by Sheraton hotels are located at airports, in mid-sized cities, leisure destinations, and business and commercial centers. Four Points by Sheraton hotels cater to business and leisure travelers as well as meeting planners seeking a quality, mid-priced and value-oriented product. In addition to complimentary high-speed Internet access, key features include an on-premise restaurant serving cooked-to-order breakfast, complimentary bottled water, room service with a 30-minute delivery guarantee, swimming pools, fitness facilities, business services and meeting space with catering facilities.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 750 properties in more than 80 countries and 120,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. With internationally renowned brands, Starwood® corporation is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts including: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and W®, Hotels and Resorts as well as Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit

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