by Lissa Poirot
In the 1920s, the area where the Sheraton Grand Sacramento stands once housed a public market that was one of the first in the country to feature indoor refrigeration, keeping foods fresher and allowing more people to gather and meet each week. In the 1980s, the space was transformed into the current hotel, with a large, open market-like lobby/bar/meeting area to bring guests together as they may have once come together in the 1920s.
Much has changed since the hotel first opened, including the dÃ©cor, but the hotel remains mainly a gathering place, and as such, receives mostly business travelers attending meetings at the hotel or the neighboring convention center. As a city hotel, however, families may want to trust the Sheraton brand and enjoy the convenient location and weekend availability.
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- Centrally located in Downtown Sacramento
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Weekend discounts often available
- Family Room 5+
- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
- Onsite Dining
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There are a total of 503 accommodations in the 26-floor Sheraton, although rooms do not begin until the fourth floor, keeping them from bustling streets and meeting space. The top two floors are reserved for Club level, which is an additional $40 per night and offers a Club Lounge with complimentary breakfast, appetizers and snacks in the afternoon, and drinks available for purchase.
Each room includes a flat-screen TV and a desk. Some rooms offer small refrigerators, but most rooms require a reservation for a refrigerator, as a nightly rental fee.
Rollaway beds and Pack 'n Plays are available.
On each floor is one corner suite that is two connecting rooms that are adjoined by a private foyer. One room features a king bed and a full-sized sleeper sofa in its living room, while the adjacent room features two double beds or another king bed. Window seats can be converted into beds for small children, who will love the privacy if they pull the curtain.
The majority of the rooms, however, are all the same size and provide either two doubles or a king. The rooms are a bit outdated in style, as are the bathrooms, and the property could use a renovation.
Always great place stay! Employees volunteers, if appropriate, just always so friendly! Okay so stayed for 2019 Heart Walk!
Final raised thought was $290.20! Two week later $305.20! Think know that the day of THURSDAY at Check In Desk the lady left envelope with my name for the Heart Walk! Nice of them!
The Club Level currently on Twenty Sixth Floor! Was supposed be complete in late June or in early July! Stayed July, is still Twenty Sixth Floor! Well, there is construction on it! When done, the Club Level will be on Second Floor! They here at excellent Sheraton knowing that I use Club Level for all my meals, breakfasts and the hors d'oeuvres for my supper! Hey CELEBRITY GUEST that is me used to whenever possible, ordering from Child Menu! They then know why I use hors d'oeuvres as my suppers! During day even when food not scheduled be served, as now is 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for breakfasts and 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the hors d'oeuvres, Guest or Guests can still access with room key, come in, read newspaper, get bottled waters or sodas! I get bottled waters, cannot to tolerate soda! The bubbly sometimes get reaction (VOMIT) now CELEBRITY GUEST more polite than that! House Keeping should not have clean that!
Stay here excellent Sheraton in Sacra! Many times the Sacra Embassy Suites cheaper but for CELEBRITY GUEST and Sheraton know it, I not comfortable that location! There white lines but without any the traffic lights, safety first, cannot always know when cross! Ouch, not need any more injuries (May 27, 2005)! As say all employees all volunteers are excellent! Why word Volunteer! Think of it, I that is CELEBRITY GUEST on my own not Court Judge sentences Prisoner, since July 1991, volunteer on my own several places! Hello to Norbert (the Stork) if reading this! This is CELEBRITY GUEST! See you soon!
I was not given the room class I booked,I complained, was insulted by “manager” Joseph, did not care about my comfort or well being in absolutely any way. I will dispute with my credit card but who lives this way?
As a city hotel, families will not find any special activities at the hotel. A small rooftop pool, however, is still popular with the kids who visit the hotel.
Public Market Bar
Full-menu dining is available in the lobby at the Public Market Bar. The casual gathering place features California cuisine and is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
Breakfast is served daily in the atrium, beginning at 6:30 a.m. on weekdays and at 7 a.m. on weekends.
An extensive kids' menu is available in the restaurant and through room service. As the restaurant changes seasonally, the kids' menu also offers seasonal selections.
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All About the Extras
A business center is located on the atrium with five computers and complimentary Wi-Fi. In-room Wi-Fi is available at a fee.
A large fitness center is open 24 hours per day and features a number of stationary bikes, elliptical machines and treadmills, as well as free weights.
The Art of Smart Timing
The Sheraton is primarily a business meeting hotel and is most booked during the week. Families will find open space and discounts available on the weekends, when the hotel empties out.
Families can find direct flights to Sacramento, or may elect to fly into San Francisco, 90 miles away. The city is located 50 miles from Napa Valley and 90 miles from Lake Tahoe, and often serves as a stopping point for travelers between the vacation destinations.
The hotel is centrally located in Downtown Sacramento, but you will want to have a car to get to various attractions. While you can walk the city, it's large and not entirely pedestrian friendly.