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Sheraton Stamford signs on as official hotel of Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Updated 2:31 pm, Monday, June 25, 2012
  • Sheraton is a sponsor of Chelsea Piers Connecticut. As part of the agreement, Sheraton will be the official hotel for all tournaments held at Chelsea Piers Connecticut. Stamford, Conn. Photo: Contributed Photo / New Canaan News
    Sheraton is a sponsor of Chelsea Piers Connecticut. As part of the agreement, Sheraton will be the official hotel for all tournaments held at Chelsea Piers Connecticut. Stamford, Conn. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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Chelsea Piers Connecticut announces Sheraton Stamford Hotels has signed a multi-year contract to be the official hotel of the new Chelsea Piers Connecticut sports facility.

Designed to host year-round tournaments for hockey, lacrosse, swimming, squash, gymnastics, tennis, basketball and volleyball, CPCT will be a hub of activity for traveling sports teams and leagues. Located near downtown Stamford, the Sheraton hotel will provide visiting teams with accommodations.

"As a parent of three children who travel on teams, we were thrilled to find a hotel that is a real attraction and located between downtown Stamford and our facilities," David Tewskbury, president of Chelsea Piers Connecticut said.

The Sheraton Stamford also offers breakout rooms in the hotel, ideal for team meetings. The relationship with CPCT will allow the Sheraton hotel to host off-site company getaways with team building options. The Sheraton will also enjoy branding benefits at the 400,000-square-foot property.

"The multi-year agreement with Chelsea Piers Connecticut is indicative of several trends we see that suggest and affirm that our massive multi-million dollar renovations, brand name change, and emphasis on guest service scores have had significant influence on our ability to attract esteemed organizations and companies such as Chelsea Piers Connecticut," Mike Bennett, general manager of Sheraton Stamford Hotel said.

"Our respective companies represent all that is new and promising in Stamford, and not only bode well for us, but for the community at large. We are thrilled to be enjoined in partnership with such a professional organization whose cutting edge sports and recreational facility will awe anyone who visits. Exciting things are happening in Stamford and we are in the middle of it all."

Located in the heart of downtown, Sheraton Stamford Hotel is close to the city's most important offices and attractions, and a 45-minute train ride to New York City. The hotel's guest rooms feature the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed and 37-inch flat screen televisions. Hotel amenities include Wi-Fi access, 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor heated pool, the Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft, National Rental Car desk available in lobby and more than 20,000 square feet of flexible function space Dining options include 700 on Main, 700 on Main Lounge and the Link @Sheraton Cafe.

For more information visit www.sheratonstamford.com or www.chelesapiersct.com.