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Four Points Opens 10th Hotel

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has opened its 10th Four Points-branded property in Canada—the Four Points Barrie.

The property is managed by Easton’s Group of Hotels. It features 78 guest rooms; 1,402-square-feet of meeting space; and full-service dining at Wellington Lounge. Amenities include a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, business center, and fast, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. It also offers the brand’s iconic Best Brews and BBQ™, including local beers and seasonal BBQ-style appetizers in the hotel’s lounge.

“We’re thrilled to debut Four Points in Barrie as we aggressively expand the brand in key markets across Canada,” said Brian McGuinness, senior vice-president of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “Starwood’s fasting growing brand, Four Points recently crossed the 200th hotel milestone worldwide and continues to grow at a phenomenal pace.”

“The newly renovated Four Points by Sheraton Barrie brings outstanding innovation in design and product,” said Dev Patel, president of Patel Brother’s Group of Hotels. “Four Points is a great fit for Barrie and will provide travelers with a stylish and comfortable option.”

The hotel is conveniently located off Highway 400 and is close to banks, shops, restaurants, Georgian College and the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.


Four Points is expanding its portfolio of rooms by nearly 60 per cent in the next five years. Hotels expected to open in 2016 include Four Points Regina, Four Points San Diego – SeaWorld, Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South Four Points Chengdu, Anren (China), Four Points Thavanakkadavu Backwater Resort (India), Four Points Tiruchirappalli (India) and Four Points Bandung (Indonesia). The brand currently has 200 hotels in nearly 40 countries.

The Gupta Group is helmed by entrepreneur Steve Gupta. Easton’s Group is a leader in Ontario’s hospitality and service industry. Its flagship properties include brands such as Hilton, Marriott, InterContinental and Starwood in diverse locations—from downtown Toronto to Thunder Bay, Montreal and Markham. The Gupta Group is aggressively expanding to new locations with diverse offerings for business and leisure travelers.




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