Starwood Hotels and Resorts has announced its first property in Kazakhstan, with the 177-room Sheraton Aktobe scheduled to open in early 2014.
The new-build hotel will feature all-day dining and signature restaurants, as well as two bars, a ballroom, a Sheraton Shine Spa and indoor swimming pool.
The property will be located in central Aktobe, the administrative centre of Kazakhstan’s province of the same name, located around 600 miles west of the capital Astana, and close to the border with Russia.
Ritz-Carlton recently announced plans to open its first property in Kazakhstan, with the 147-room Ritz-Carlton Almaty scheduled to open in late 2013 (see online news December 5, 2012).
For more information visit starwoodhotels.com.
Report by Mark Caswell