BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Garden Inn®, the award-winning mid-priced brand, is proud to announce the grand opening celebration of its 350th milestone hotel—the 128-room Hilton Garden Inn Billings in Billings, Montana. The ribbon-cutting festivities will include Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer, the raising of the American flag by the Montana National Guard accompanied by the Billings Senior High School Choir, a scavenger hunt/property tour and a sampling of light cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Hugh Yates.
The Hilton Garden Inn Billings is operated by JWT Hospitality Group Billings, LLC under a license agreement with HLT Existing Franchise Holding LLC, as successor-in-interest to Hilton Inns, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corporation.
"Opening our 350th Hilton Garden Inn in Billings, Montana shows how our brand perfectly complements growing communities looking for an upscale mid-priced lodging option for both business and leisure travelers as well as strengthens further development interest to introduce the brand in new locations," said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president – brand management, Hilton Garden Inn.
The Hilton Garden Inn Billings offers rooms featuring the Garden Sleep SystemTM bed which enables guests to adjust the firmness or softness of the bed; ergonomic Mirra® chair by Herman Miller; 32" flat panel LCD television; an alarm clock with connectivity to MP3 or CD player; oversized, clutter-free work desk; ample plugs and desk-height outlets throughout the room; an iron and ironing board and a "hospitality center" that houses a microwave, mini refrigerator and coffeemaker. The hotel also features complimentary wired and WiFi Internet access in all guestrooms and public space with remote printing capability to the hotel's 24-hour complimentary business center.
Guests will enjoy the variety of food and beverage offerings including a restaurant offering cooked-to-order breakfast and the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® featuring a selection of healthy snacks, microwaveable meals, beverages and sundries. Lunch, dinner and evening room service is also available.
The new hotel offers more than 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that includes pre-function space and 2,400 square-foot ballroom with three additional breakout rooms that can accommodate up to 250 guests. Meeting go-ers will also enjoy the on-site banquet, catering and meeting services and the latest in audio-visual equipment and services.
For those looking to keep up with their fitness routine, the hotel offers a complimentary workout facility featuring Precor state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength training equipment, swimming pool and whirlpool. Hilton Garden Inn Stay Fit Kits® are available for complimentary check-out providing a selection of core, Yoga and Pilates exercises that can be done in the privacy of a guest's room. An abundance of regional outdoor recreation is located nearby including golfing, fishing, hiking, river rafting and horseback riding. The hotel is an easy drive to nearby attractions including Yellowstone National Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Pompey's Pillar National Monument, Yellowstone Art Museum, Moss Mansion tours, Western Heritage Center, Rimrock Mall and Zoo Montana.
"We look forward to welcoming both business and leisure travelers to our hotel as we are ideally situated near many local attractions as well as nearby corporations including Wells Fargo, Northwestern Energy, First Interstate Bank and Bresnan Cable Communications," said Chris Walters, hotel general manager.
Members of the Hilton HHonors® guest reward program can earn Points & Miles® for every qualifying stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Billings. HHonors is the only hotel program that allows any of its members to Double Dip® by simultaneously accumulating both hotel points and airline miles with each qualifying stay.
Just five miles from Billings Logan International Airport, the Hilton Garden Inn Billings is located at 939 South 25th Street, West Billings, MT 59802; phone: 406-655-8800; fax: 406-655-8802 off Interstate 90 at exit 446.
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning mid-priced brand throughout North America and Europe that features complimentary high speed Internet access in guestrooms and public space as well as innovative guestroom offerings like the Garden Sleep SystemTM bed and ergonomic Mirra® chair from Herman Miller. Hilton Garden Inn locations offer a complimentary 24-hour business center; the Pavilion Pantry® where guests can purchase snacks, beverages, microwaveable items as well as various sundries; a full service restaurant serving cooked to order breakfast and dinner room service; flexible meeting space and a complimentary workout facility.
To make reservations at the Hilton Garden Inn Billings, visit www.billings.stayhgi.com or call the hotel directly.
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