Georgetown, Texas – Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced the opening of the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, a 222-room hotel located in the heart of Georgetown, Texas, and just 27 miles outside of Austin. The hotel offers ample meeting space with sophisticated design, appealing dining options and convenient access to the city’s most charming attractions. A joint venture between owners Hines and Novak Brothers, Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center is the Sheraton brand’s 15th hotel to open in the “Lone Star State.”
“Texas is one of the top destinations for both leisure and business travelers alike, and an important market for the Sheraton brand to continue its growth in,” said Bob Jacobs, Vice President of Brand Management, Sheraton North America. “The opening of Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center underscores our focus on continuously enhancing our portfolio with even more compelling options for our guests and is a valued asset to the brand.”
Featuring an upscale, Lone Star-inspired design, with rich wood accents and vibrant color palettes, the hotel aesthetic captures the charm of Georgetown with paintings and sculptures from local artists displayed throughout the building. The hotel’s stylish and cozy guest rooms are each equipped with all of the Sheraton brand’s signature amenities and services, including a premium sleep experience. The property also features a heated outdoor pool, fitness center and the Sheraton Club Lounge, which offers complimentary breakfast, beverages and evening hors d’oeuvres for Sheraton Club guests.
The uniquely designed Lobby Lounge serves as an open hub for meeting, eating and connecting. During the day, the Lobby Lounge offers a relaxed setting to work and mingle. In the evening, it transforms into a social atmosphere with the Lobby Bar featuring Sheraton’s signature Paired program with premium wines by the glass and local craft beer. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Brix And Ale, serves classic comfort cuisine, complemented by a carefully curated menu of local wine, beer and cocktails. Additionally, guests can enjoy 24-hour room service.
The conference center offers a range of layouts and pricing options flexible enough to accommodate events of all sizes, from small social gatherings to extravagant weddings and corporate meetings. The center boasts 30,000 square feet of functional meeting space, including a 16,000-square-foot ballroom with 10 distinct sections, and four breakout rooms including a state of the art boardroom.
“There is no doubt this is a game-changing project for our city,” said Dale Ross, Mayor of Georgetown. “Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel will allow us to introduce the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas, our park system, and other places that make our city unique to visitors outside our region. This project is positioned for the highest level of success and we couldn’t be more excited to have this first-class facility located in Georgetown.”
Sheraton Georgetown Texas is located about 27 miles north of Austin and anchors The Summit at Rivery Park, a new upscale residential and entertainment district. Guests can enjoy convenient access to shopping and dining in Georgetown’s Town Square, the most beautiful square in Texas. Visitors can also explore a wide variety of nearby recreational activities, such as local wineries, preserved caves and accessibility to a gorgeous nine-mile hiking and biking trail on the bank of the San Gabriel River.
To celebrate the grand opening, Sheraton Georgetown Texas is offering a discount of 15% off select rates, plus 500 Bonus SPG points for stays through September 30, 2016. Guests should reference the Grand rate offer when making reservations online or by calling 800-477-3340.
For more information about Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, visit sheratongeorgetowntexas.com.
– Industry News, Hospitality Net
Georgetown, Texas – October 10th’s ribbon cutting and grand opening party for The Brownstone at The Summit marked the first major benchmark for the Novak Brothers’ newest development, The Summit at Rivery Park. Over 300 of Georgetown’s VIPs celebrated with a full day of events including an intimate morning ribbon cutting and an exclusive evening cocktail party.
After touring the model homes, guests enjoyed a night of live music, complimentary cocktails and a light-bites menu provided by Z’Tejas. The evening wrapped with a sunset overlooking the San Gabriel River showcasing the development’s rooftop terrace views.
Inspired by the elegant 19th century neighborhoods of Chicago and New York, The Brownstones feature a selection of native stone facings, distinctive rooftops, iron accents and decorative stoops, offering homes unlike anywhere else in Central Texas. Priced from the $300s, homeowners will enjoy pocket parks and community spaces, as well as hike and bike trails throughout the community.
“This is an offering pretty unique and different to the Georgetown culture,” said Co-founder Jeff Novak. “The Brownstones is a refreshing, lifestyle-based community featuring the city’s natural trails and backdrop, coupled with the charm and convenience of urban-village living.” The development’s website, www.texasbrownstones.com allows visitors access to customization tools including “Build Your Own Brownstone” as well as an interactive masterplan and trail maps.
The Brownstones is the initial phase of The Summit at Rivery Park, a 32-acre mixed-use development located off Rivery Boulevard, just minutes north of Austin on Interstate 35. The development is sited on a bluff overlooking the scenic San Gabriel River and publicly dedicated 60-acre Rivery Park that will feature high-end boutique and retail, five restaurants and 114 single-family attached residences.
In Phase II, The Summit will invest $62 million into the construction of a 225-room, four-star hotel with banquet rooms, 51,000 square feet of conference space as well as structured parking.
“As Georgetown’s first high-end mixed-use development, The Summit is positioned to take advantage of this incredible location, providing shopping, dining and office space to a growing professional community, as well as a destination for regional and national conferences and events,” says Novak.
The event was designed by IF marketing & advertising, the full-service agency behind all marketing efforts for The Brownstones.
“Our team is working hard to aid The Brownstones as each phase of the development is unveiled,” said company CEO, Joy McVean. “Our commitment to detail, partnered with The Brownstone’s unique design and concepts, opens the door for a merger between historic resonance and modern vision.”
Georgetown, Texas – Novak Brothers will welcome the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and local key decision makers as they celebrate the groundbreaking of The Brownstone at The Summit. The highly anticipated urban village community begins construction on Friday, June 24 in Georgetown’s Rivery Park.
“We could not be more excited to finally see shovels in the ground,” says Co-founder Jeff Novak. “Our team is confident that this entire property and overall concept will change the way people live, work and play here in Georgetown.”
The Brownstone will feature 154 brownstone/flatsas part of The Summit at Rivery Park. Set on 32 acres overlooking San Gabriel River, The Summit offers a unique combination of traditional, but chic, condominium residences interlaced with boutique shops, office space, a hotel and conference center, popular eateries and retail services.
The mixed-use development offers modern conveniences while playing off old-world design and aesthetics. Reminiscent of classic 19th century row houses of Chicago or New York, yet designed in native Texas materials and styling, The Brownstone offers a unique alternative to traditional residential choices.
Prospective buyers are encouraged to visit the newly completed website at TexasBrownstones.com. The site offers innovative features, including a custom floorplan builder, an interactive tour of Georgetown’s unique trail system, and a 360-degree tour that provides viewers with the experience of walking on the property.