BOSTON–Thousands will flock to Boston this summer for the 68th Annual AYF Olympics. This year’s "Downtown Boston 2001: An Olympic Odyssey" will be held from Thursday–August 30 through Monday–September 3. The Sheraton Boston Hotel in the heart of downtown will accommodate all those planning on making the trip.
Nestled in the cosmopolitan and historic Back Bay–the Sheraton Boston Hotel is ideally situated for the AYF Olympic weekend. Four miles from Boston’s Logan Airport–the Sheraton is minutes from Copley Square–Boston Common–Fenway Park–Trinity Church–the Charles River and many favorite restauran’s and museums. The Sheraton is also connected to the Prudential Center and Copley Place–which offer over two hundred retail shops including Gucci–Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman-Marcus.
A recent $100 million-dollar renovation has given the Sheraton Boston Hotel a fresh–new look. Guestrooms have been outfitted with Sheraton’s signature sleigh beds dressed with luxurious pillow-top mattresses and white cotton linens. Rooms have also been updated with new furnishings–individual climate controls–new windows–velvet draperies and upgraded bathroom fixtures. In addition to renovating most of its guestrooms–the Sheraton has updated all ballrooms and public space. A new spacious lobby boasts the largest front desk in the city for seamless and efficient check-in.
The hotel offers two dining and lounges options: A new restaurant–Apropos–features traditional New England cuisine with a creative twist in a stunning–but comfortable–atmosphere highlighted by a dramatic open display kitchen. The Turning Point Lounge on the main lobby floor serves cocktails and light tapas while guests relax in plush high-back chairs.
The Boston Fitness and Swim Club is located on the fifth floor of the hotel–and features New England’s largest indoor/outdoor hotel pool with sun deck–Jacuzzi and sauna. A casual menu served on the sundeck is available for those who wish to grab a quick bite while relaxing poolside. Surrounding the pool is a full range of state-of-the art fitness equipment–including free weights and cardio-vascular machines.
The Sheraton Boston Hotel will undoubtedly make a spectacular Olympic Hotel. Rooms are already booking-up–so make your reservations before August 6 by calling 1-800-325-3535. Be sure to ask for the special AYF rate of $129 per night.
For the latest information on the 68th Annual AYF Olympics in Boston log onto www.ayf.org