Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Kentucky

Hotel Brand Expands into “Bluegrass State” with Lexington Property

May 14, 2015 // Franchising.com // LEXINGTON, Ky. and MCLEAN, Va. – Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern business travelers and extended stay guests, announced today the opening of its 53rd hotel, Home2 Suites by Hilton Lexington University/Medical Center. The hotel is the brand’s first property in Kentucky, and it will bring 103 new rooms to the Lexington market.

“The hotel’s connection to the Lexington Medical Center is a great example of the value Home2 Suites can bring to travelers staying at a hotel for an extended period of time,” said Bill Duncan, global head for Home2 Suites and Homewood Suites by Hilton. “The location of the property is ideal given the easy access to downtown Lexington and the University of Kentucky. Guests can experience the rich culture the city has to offer.”

Owned and developed by Cohen Realty, Inc. and Vista Host, Home2 Suites Lexington University/Medical Center is part of a continuing trend of new hotels being developed in the area offering all suite accommodations. Home2 Suites Lexington University/Medical Center is managed by Vista Host, Inc.

Located at 126 East Lowry Lane, Home2 Suites Lexington University/Medical Center offers guests convenient access to downtown Lexington, area hospitals and the University of Kentucky, all of which are within three miles. Guests can explore Kentucky’s second largest city and all that it has to offer from horse racing and distillery tours, to shops, restaurants, and family-friendly attractions.

Home2 Suites Lexington University/Medical Center offers easy access to technology and inviting community spaces, as well as the trademark Home2 Suites amenities, such as the Oasis lobby, the Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, the Spin2 Cycle, a combined laundry and fitness area, and complimentary continental breakfast at the Inspired Table that includes a variety of morning favorites like a variety of cereals, hot artisan breakfast sandwiches, Texas-shaped waffles, yogurt and more. The hotel features an indoor saline pool and outdoor patio for guests’ use. During the development, the site preserved a 150-year-old Burr Oak Tree, which has now become a beloved part of the hotel grounds. All Home2 Suites properties are also pet-friendly.

Home2 Suites Lexington University/Medical Center participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton. Please visit Home2 Suites by Hilton Lexington University/Medical Center or call +1 859 313 5200.

Read more about Home2 Suites by Hilton at www.home2suites.com and www.news.home2suites.com .

About Home2 Suites by Hilton

Home2 Suites by Hilton, one of the fastest growing brands in the history of Hilton Worldwide, is a mid-tier, all-suite award-winning extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations with flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest. With a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations, Home2 Suites offers complimentary breakfast selections with hundreds of combinations; innovative and customizable guest room design; laundry and fitness area; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access; multiple outdoor spaces; 24-hour business center; expansive community spaces; and a pet friendly environment. With Hilton’s award-winning digital check-in with room selection tool, Hilton HHonors members can log into their accounts and choose their exact room from a digital floor plan, as well as customize their room prior to arrival with amenity requests. The service is available for 650,000+ rooms at more than 4,100 properties across 11 brands worldwide. Visit www.home2suites.com for additional information or www.home2franchise.com for franchising opportunities.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,350 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 720,000 rooms in 94 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, 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 an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

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