AZ now home to 1st Sheraton Grand Resort in U.S.

Posted at 12:25 PM, Apr 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-29 15:25:53-04

Arizona will be home to the first Sheraton Grand Resort in North America.

The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa has been designated as a "Sheraton Grand resort" property, its premiere line of hotels, the company announced on Thursday.

"Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass' is recognized as a heritage resort, offering a true escape at a property that is exemplary in every way with distinctive architecture, design, amenities and personalized service," the company said in its media release.

With the upgraded designation, the resort's name officially changes, too. It will now be known as the "Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass." However, its website will remain the same,

The resort is home to Kai, its signature fine dining restaurant that has received the AAA Five Diamond rating, the only one in the state with the rating. It also offers 36 holes of Troon golf at the Whirlwind Resort Golf Course, Aji Spa, among other resort-style amenities.

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The resort is located at 5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd. in Chandler.