Sheraton vs Westin

All the facts you need to choose between a Sheraton and Westin hotel.

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Struggling to decide whether to stay in a Westin or a Sheraton Hotel on your next trip?

This guide will provide you with the information you need to pick between the two.

Find details on room rates, loyalty schemes, price match promises, pet-friendliness and much more below.

Sheraton vs Westin

FeatureSheratonWestinVerdict
Where are its hotels?
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • South America
  • USA
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • South America
  • USA
Sheraton and Westin operate in the same regions.
Is there free breakfast?Available to Platinum loyalty club membersAvailable to Platinum loyalty membersBoth brands offer free breakfasts to certain loyalty members.
Is there a loyalty? Is it free to join?Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – free to joinStarwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – free to joinThe brands share the same loyalty scheme.
Which chains is it partnered with?Sheraton is part of Marriott International. Partner hotel brands that share the SPG loyalty scheme include…
  • St Regis
  • The Luxury Collection
  • W Hotels
  • Westin
  • Meridien
  • Tribute Portfolio
  • Design Hotels
  • Aloft
  • Four Points
  • Element
Westin is part of Marriott International.Both brands are part of Marriott International.
Is there free Wi-Fi?Platinum SPG members get free in-room Internet.Platinum SPG members get free in-room Internet.Both brands have the same Internet policy.
Is there an executive lounge?In some hotels. Access is free to Platinum SPG guests.In some hotels. Access is free to Platinum SPG guests.Both brands have some executive lounges.
What kind of accommodation does it offer?High-end/luxuryHigh-end/luxuryBoth offer high end, luxury accommodation.
Are hotels pet friendly?Yes.Yes.Both brands have pet-friendly hotels
Where is it headquartered?White Plains, USAWhite Plains, USASheraton and Westin have the same HQs.
Is there online chat?No.No.Neither offers online chat.
What are my payment options?
  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Diners Club
  • Discover Network
  • Visa
  • JCB
  • Carte Blanche
  • Deposit SPG Amex Card
  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Diners Club
  • Visa
  • JCB
Sheraton offers more ways to pay
Can I price match?Yes.Yes.Both brands price match.
Does it allow for cancellations / changes?If you book a pre-paid room you cannot cancel without a penalty. With other rates you can cancel 48 hours before the stay without penalty.Cancellation charges apply for some room rates.Cancellation penalties apply for some rates at both hotel brands.
Does it have smoking rooms?Yes.Yes.Both brands have some hotels with smoking rooms.

Who offers the best price?

A room in Melbourne with a king sized bed and 38 square metres of space costs $695 with Westin.

On the same day, a room 10 minutes down the road, on foot, with a king sized bed and 35 square metres of space costs $555 with Sheraton.

The verdict?

In a like-for-like comparison, the Sheraton came out cheaper than Westin. These prices may change during sale periods and are only reflective of the date we checked in February 2018.


Any other differences worth noting?

Westin hotels place an emphasis on health. The hotel chain supplies local running maps, lends out exercise gear, and features SuperFoodsRx dishes on its hotel menus.


What are the deals?

On the same day, there were 32 offers on the Westin website and 29 on the Sheraton website. Deals are similar, offering 10-20% off early bird bookings and deals on extras such as resort credit and breakfasts.

The verdict?

Sheraton and Westin offer similar deals.



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