TORONTO — The team at the Sheraton Centre Toronto has announced plans to spend $90 million transforming its guestrooms to become more energy efficient and tech-friendly.
“As one of Toronto’s most prominent landmark hotels it is essential for us to provide the best accommodations and experience possible for visitors to the city,” said David Connor, area managing director, Eastern Canada, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “The extensive renovation to our guestrooms and suites will bring a revived energy to our hotel.”
In addition to adding two guestrooms to its stable, its 1,371 guestrooms and suites will receive new case goods, beds, seating, lighting and window treatments. Wall-mounted 50-inch flat-screen TVs, an energy-efficient HVAC system as well as a wired and wireless Internet platform will also be installed. Bathrooms will feature low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets.
Recently, The Sheraton has had other energy-efficient updates, such as the retrofitting of guestroom windows to reduce energy consumption. The meeting room area has also been expanded to 130,000 sq. ft.
The renovations begin in November and are set to be completed in 2015.