A dual-branded hotel under Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Aloft and Element brands has opened across the street from the Boston Convention Center in that city's Seaport District.

The Aloft Boston Seaport has 330 rooms and almost 10,000 square feet of meetings space. The hotel also houses the Wxyz Bar and will host the Live at Aloft Hotels concert series featuring up-and-coming artists. The Element Boston Seaport has 180 rooms.

The $158 million complex was developed by Ares Management and CV Properties.

The hotels are Starwood's first under either brand within Boston proper. Starwood also has a dual-branded Aloft-Element property in Lexington, Mass., about 20 miles northwest of Boston.

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