The hotel will include 298 rooms, including 18 suites, and a 1,500sqm convention centre with capacity for up to 2,100 people.
The event space is made up of two ballrooms and three function rooms, as well as a further 1,200sqm of meeting and exhibition space in the venue’s foyer area.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts currently operates 33 Sheraton hotels in Latin America with a further 20 properties in development.
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