Sheraton Panama City Beach Resort holds soft opening

Sheraton Panama City Beach Resort held a soft reopening Friday. (Sheraton Panama City Beach Resort)

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Sheraton Panama City Beach Resort welcomed it's first guests Friday.

The Sheraton had to close after it sustained extensive damage during Hurricane Michael. Resort officials tell us they're excited to finally be welcoming guests once again.

Many of the property's amenities are operational but there's still more work to be done. Resort officials say they're still putting the finishing touches on some of the resorts additional pools, private beach, boardwalk and Pelicans ahead of the planned Grand Opening celebration this fall.

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