by Sarah J.F. Braley | December 09, 2009

The 1,200-room Sheraton Boston now offers a casual gathering space called Meetings Innovation that is a prototype for all brands in the Starwood portfolio. The 528-square-foot informal room can be used for drop-in gatherings or can be reserved. Also now at the property is Alive on Five, an environmentally friendly floor with 7,000 square feet of meeting space and 2,000 square feet of social space, including a lounge with Wi-Fi Internet access and two computers. Menus available for Alive on Five emphasize locally sourced dishes, and the rooms feature natural lighting and supplies made from recycled materials. Overall, the Sheraton Boston offers 70,000 square feet of meeting space.