LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – September 2, 2021 – The Marriott portfolio’s most iconic Slovenias property finished 20 million worth of renovation. Are you planning an important meeting or social event in Ljubljana? The Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana hotel opened its doors with new attributes; it became one of Slovenia’s best-valued properties. Hottest Slovenia hotel opening has finally happened in the company of corporate partners, Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology; Zoran Janković, Mayor of Ljubljana and the visionary owner and businessman, Jože Anderlič.
The new hotelblends expert service with state-of-the-art facilities and provides guests with a memorable stay. Following a complete renovation, which took 14 months, the new hotel wing is now finalized. Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana offers 219 elegant double rooms and 17 spacious suites, 13 flexible conference halls for up to 900 participants, a swimming pool with a beautiful forest view, fitness, sauna, 2 restaurants, a big bar with Best brews, 100 new parking spaces in the garage and free Wi-Fi. You can step outside on the lawns and check the unique alfresco venue. The property is located right next to the highway and is an ideal starting point for exploring Slovenia. The renovation aims to respond to the needs of the market and attracts more significant international events. With this in mind, the lobby has been enlarged to provide space for high-quality entertainment at events. A new spot for weddings is now offered at the outdoor terrace.
»Growing our market is core to our development strategy. With the investment, the hotel is twice as big, and we collaborated with the best partners in the industry. We joined forces with KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten GmbH and Europe’s best-known hospitality interior designer Matteo Thun. This project means a new beginning, a new era for our company, and we firmly believe it will strengthen the competitive position of our hotel in the local market and further stimulate the hotel industry in Slovenia.” said the owner Jože Anderlič, owner and Director of Reitenburg d.o.o..
»At a time when travelers place even greater emphasis on enriching and personal experiences, they can now choose from an even more diverse selection of services in refreshed Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana. I am happy to collaborate with Marriott International on this successful journey with all the know-how, best practices, strategy, and branding guidelines. I can now say with confidence that we have created the best congress hotel in Slovenia.« said Dragan Ćulibrk, General Manager of Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana. “Providing such a wide selection of services reinforces our commitment to offering guests an even greater experience to explore the capital and organize top events in safe and vibrant Ljubljana.”
“This project has a significant impact on congress tourism in the capital. Ljubljana is hugely inviting for tourists, and we have to make sure to attract more guests to Slovenia and provide good airline connections,« said Zoran Janković, Mayor of Ljubljana.
»Ljubljana is taking over the leading role of congress tourism in the country. There are ideal opportunities for year-round tourism in Slovenia, but the activity will have to be restructured to some extent,« said Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology. » Boutique, sustainable, safe, tailor-made experiences in tourism are the foundations on which we have to build our success. For the successful transformation of tourism, it is necessary to redefine performance. «
New congress facilities – an opportunity to host international events
The fact that the hotel is easily accessible makes it a popular venue for business meetings and events. The property is located right next to the highway and is an ideal starting point for exploring the rest of Slovenia. The hotel now offers 1500 m² congress areas, comprising 3 new congress halls on the lower ground floor and 2 meeting rooms on the ground floor. Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana now has a total of 13 conference halls, all with impeccable technical equipment, which can accommodate a total of 900 participants. The renovation aims to respond to the needs of the market and attract bigger international events. With this in mind, the lobby has been enlarged to provide space for high-quality entertainment at events. A new spot for weddings is now offered at the outdoor terrace.
New rooms, a wellness center, and a top-notch culinary experience
The renovation means the hotel can now position itself better in the market of international events in the region. Additional capacities enable the enhancement of programs suited for the individual guests, who can now stay in 17 suites and 105 new superior rooms. The new business-standard hotel suites have a separate living area and a kitchenette. In addition to business apartments, a novelty is also new family apartments.
The hotel also boasts a new swimming pool area, including a sauna, a massage room, and an outdoor terrace. Significantly upgraded is also the culinary experience now offered in the hotel – in the relaxed atmosphere of the A2 bistro guests can enjoy a rich breakfast buffet. At the same time, dinners are served in the Robin restaurant, which now has a brand new terrace. Many culinary specialties are prepared in a charcoal oven, focusing on ingredients of local origin, which is great news for high-end business meetings and demanding guests.
Green, easy and safe
Sustainable vision is at the core of hotel’s strategy, proudly represented by the hotel’s trademark – bird Robin. The immediate vicinity of the unspoiled nature is an essential element that only reinforces a genuine coexistence between the urban world and nature. The hotel also has its solar power plant, which, located on a 2,900 m² roof area, provides part of their electricity directly from clean solar energy. We are building a similar solar power plant on the roof of the new wing as well. Additionally, guests can rent electric vehicles or charge them at the charging stations located in the hotel’s parking area.
Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana is part of the hotel chain Marriott International and iscommitted to providing guests with a safe environment that aligns with expert protocols for working to defeat COVID-19.
Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points by Sheraton is travel reinvented. Four Points serves as the center of where business meets pleasure, enabling guests to kick back and relax on the road. Designed for the smart, independent traveler, Four Points offers the timeless style and comfort guests are looking for, coupled with genuine service and everything that matters most, all around the world. Four Points hotels can be found in sprawling urban centers, near the closest airport, on the beach, or nestled in the suburbs. Each hotel offers a familiar and authentic sense of the local, friendly service that allows guests to relax and unwind, watch local sports, and enjoy the brand’s Best Brews program. Best Brews provides guests with the chance to sample craft beers and enjoy authentic local flavors at every hotel pub across the brand’s 200+ property portfolio with each brew strategically chosen for its unique flavor, popularity and quality ingredients. Committed to improving productivity while on the road, Four Points also offers what business travelers around the world need most, including free in-room water, in-room and public space Wi-Fi and more. A true global brand, Four Points is 4th in total number of properties open outside North America amongst Marriott International’s entire portfolio.
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