Embassy Suites Hotels and Hampton Inn & Suites Celebrate Groundbreaking of New Dual-Branded Property In Hillsboro, OR

New Development Will Add to Area Lodging Options in Portland Metro Area

August 29, 2013 // Franchising.com // McLEAN, Va – Embassy Suites Hotels and Hampton Inn & Suites recently broke ground on a new dual-branded property in Hillsboro, OR. The groundbreaking was marked with an official ceremony attended by local officials and executives from Hilton Worldwide, Western States Lodging and CM Construction Company, including Aron Carleson, Hillsboro council president; Anna Ellis, partner and project manager, CM Construction Company; and Gary Griffiths, partner, Western States Lodging.

Located approximately 20 miles outside of Portland, the hotels will be built side by side on NW Tanasbourne Drive, providing more options for both business and leisure travelers to the area. They will be ideally located near key corporations such as Intel, SolarWorld, Genentech, Nike and RadiSys, as well as leisure destinations including Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, Gordon Faber Recreation Complex and The Reserve Golf Club and Vineyards.

“The Hilton family of brands is synonymous with top-notch customer service and quality experience,” said [name], Western States Lodging. “We look forward to bringing that hospitality experience to visitors to the Hillsboro area with Embassy Suites and Hampton Inn & Suites, whatever their travel reasons to the area might be.”

The full-service, all-suites Embassy Suites will be a seven-story, upscale hotel with 165 two-room suites, a restaurant, lounge and 3200-square-feet of meeting space. The property will feature Embassy Suites’ flexible Design Option III model which enhances the guest experience by providing added space and more natural light in guest rooms and public areas, such as the atrium. The Hampton Inn & Suites will be a four-story, mid-priced hotel with 106 rooms and 600-square-feet of meeting space. Hampton Inn & Suites is anticipated to open in the spring of 2014 while the Embassy Suites will open in fall 2014. Western States Lodging is the developer of the project and will retain ownership and management of the complex.

“We’re proud to add our third property in the state of Oregon,” said John Rogers, global head, Embassy Suites Hotels. “The Hillsboro area is a prime destination for both business and leisure travelers and Embassy Suites will be able to offer guests an upscale lodging option that comfortably suits their travel needs.”

“Guests have come to love the comfort and value-added extras available at Hampton, backed by our 100% Hampton® Guarantee,” said Phil Cordell, global head, Hampton Hotels. “We look forward to providing travelers with quality service and accommodations every time they visit Hillsboro.”

Embassy Suites Hillsboro will feature all of the signature amenities standard at any Embassy Suites hotel, including free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning, a two-hour complimentary Evening Reception* and two-room suites with a separate living area, private bedroom, two flat-screen high-definition televisions and wet bar fitted with a microwave, mini-fridge and a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM.

Hampton Hotels fosters a unique culture of hospitality - called "Hamptonality." This term describes each hotel's approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests' needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things do around town. Hampton Inn & Suites Hillsboro will feature amenities such as free hot breakfast and modern fitness facility, as well as Hampton's signature Perfect Mix lobby, designed with a variety of seating and lighting options as an extension of the guestroom. Guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton bed®, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV and lap desk.

About Embassy Suites Hotels

Embassy Suites Hotels, one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands, gives guests more during every stay. The full-service, upscale brand offers spacious two-room suites, free cooked-to-order breakfast and nightly Complimentary Evening Receptions with appetizers and beverages. Both leisure and business travelers looking for an approachable, upscale experience feel right at home in the brand’s inviting atrium environment. Embassy Suites Hotels has more than 210 properties across the Americas and nearly 35 more in the pipeline. For more information, visit embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites at embassysuitesmediacenter.com, facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and twitter.com/EmbassySuites.

About Hampton Hotels

The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is an award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, serving value-conscious and quality-driven travelers. With over 1,900 properties totaling more than 186,000 rooms in 14 countries and territories, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. All Hampton hotels offer comfortable surroundings and a friendly service culture, defined as "Hamptonality," delivered by over 50,000 Team Members and supported by the 100% Hampton Guarantee®, reinforcing its commitment to providing excellent service to both business and leisure travelers alike. High-quality and consistent accommodations and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, and the latest technology and innovations, such as multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®, combined with numerous locations globally have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands worldwide. Please visit www.hampton.com, http://news.hampton.com or www.hamptonoffers.com for more information and connect with Hampton Hotels online at www.faceboook.com/Hampton, http://twitter.com/Hampton or www.youtube.com/Hampton.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 4,000 hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

About Western States Lodging

Western States Lodging & Management was established in 1996 with a clear understanding of what it means to take care of people. With experience in hospitality and senior living divisions, their managing partners learned how to offer quality facilities and excellent customer service. Western States Lodging & Management builds each hotel and senior community with the exacting standards their partners are accustomed to. The company takes great care creating environments which guests and residents feel comfortable in, while maintaining profitability and a sound ROI. Visit www.wslm.biz for more information.

SOURCE Embassy Suites Hotels


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