DUBROVNIK, Croatia – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the opening of Sheraton® Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel, a 251-room hotel owned by Hoteli Dubrovacka Rivijera d.d. As part of the Sheraton brand’s goal to open 150 new hotels by 2020, Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel marks the inaugural entry of the brand into southern Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, and features a charming beach, full-service spa and luxurious outdoor pool.
“As Starwood’s largest and most global brand, we are thrilled to open our second Sheraton hotel in Croatia, in the historic city of Dubrovnik,” said Dave Marr, Global Brand Leader, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “Croatia is a strategically vital market for Starwood, and Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel will reinforce the brand’s position as a leader in global travel.”
Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel is set on the spectacular Adriatic coast along the Dubrovnik Riviera. The newly constructed property is a short distance from Old Town Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as numerous cultural, historical and natural attractions, including museums and galleries.
“It brings us great pleasure to strengthen our partnership with Hoteli Dubrovacka Rivijera and strategically enter into a prime European tourist destination,” said Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. “Dubrovnik is aptly described as the jewel of the Adriatic, and we look forward to welcoming guests to Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel.”
Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel joins Starwood’s collection of hotels in Croatia representing three of its lifestyle brands: Sheraton Zagreb Hotel, The Westin Zagreb and Le Méridien Lav in Split.