Seattle Area Sheraton Completes $5M Renovation

The Sheraton Bellevue Hotel in Seattle has completed a $5.7 million renovation, its management company, North Palm Beach, Fla.-based Driftwood Hospitality Management, has announced. The project, which included a complete transformation of the property's guestrooms and public spaces, was intended to thematically match the hotel to its coastal surroundings.

"We are proud to be part of a renovation project that salutes its location," Carlos Rodriguez, Driftwood's executive vice president, said in a statement. "Everything from the lobby design to the restaurant's seafood serves as a testament to the city's coastal tradition while increasing the quality of service. Now our guests can truly start enjoying Seattle from the minute they check in."

The Sheraton Bellevue's remodeled lobby features new flooring, a new fireplace and new furnishings, as well as new, individual "lobby pods," which replace its previous built-in front desk in order to provide what Driftwood says will be a more personalized check-in experience. It also sports a communal lounge that was specially designed to include plasma televisions and multiple broadband Internet-enabled workstations, as well as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Each of the Sheraton Bellevue's 179 guestrooms, meanwhile, has also been redesigned with new coastal-inspired furnishings and bathrooms. Finally, its fitness center was updated and expanded and its on-site restaurant entirely revamped.

For more information on the hotel, which features 11 meeting spaces ranging from 400 to 2,500 square feet, visit www.sheraton.com/bellevue.