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 The 490-room Coast Anaheim Hotel to Be Reflagged as
the Sheraton Park Hotel Following $32 million Renovation


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - September 27, 2005 - Western Hotel Properties, LLC, announced today a franchise agreement with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT). Following an expansive $32 million renovation, the 490-room Coast Anaheim Hotel will be reflagged as the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort in the spring of 2006. The sprawling 11-acre property is located adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and one block from Disneyland(R). 

"We are thrilled about the addition of this hotel to the Sheraton portfolio," said Joseph Gelchion, senior vice president of Operations, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. "Anaheim is an important tourist and meetings destination given its proximity to the area's leisure theme parks and convention center and will serve as a major venue for both vacation-goers and business travelers alike. In addition, the city is the perfect home for this new Sheraton, and given the quality and service the brand provides, we are certain this hotel will exceed all expectations of our business and leisure visitors." 

A smart and stylish design with upgraded decor will echo throughout the hotel lobby and lobby bar. The renovation will include a redesign of the existing 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space. Other guest services include two restaurants and a state-of-the-art fitness center. 

All guest rooms will showcase Sheraton's signature Sweet Sleeper(SM) Bed which includes a plush-top mattress, down pillows, crisp sheets, and duvets in rich, solid colors with a patterned design. Sophistication and comfort are reflected in all guest rooms with new dark grain wood furniture, contemporary artwork, carpet, wall coverings and granite top vanities. Additional guestroom amenities include 27" flat screen panel color televisions and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Club Level accommodations provide upgraded amenities and offer private access to the Club Level Lounge where complimentary morning breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres with cocktails are served. 

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 750 properties in more than 80 countries and 120,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. 


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Ellen Gallo
Phone: 914/640-8167

Also See: California's Orange County 50 Largest Hotels Report a 2% Growth in Meeting Space in 2004, Mainly a Result of Renovations, No New Hotels / Sandi Cain / January 2005
The 500-room WestCoast Anaheim Hotel Obtains $24,500,000 in Leasehold First Mortgage Financing / Nov 2000

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