Second Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel to open in Cleveland area
May 23, 2008 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Homewood Suites by Hilton®, the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property in Cleveland, Ohio. The 125-suite hotel is owned by Buffalo-Beachwood, LLC and managed by Buffalo Lodging Associates, L.L.C.
"We continue to see strong demand in the extended stay hotel segment and feel this property helps to fill a need in the Cleveland metro area," said George Hihn, general manager. "Whether traveling for business, for leisure, or with the entire family, at Homewood Suites, guests are made to feel at home with standard amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, complimentary, high-speed wireless Internet access, and separate living and sleeping areas."
Hihn has worked in the extended stay hotel segment for most of his 10 year career in the hospitality industry. And, the Director of Sales, Gayle Galvin, has worked in the Beachwood market area for the majority of her career in the hospitality industry.
Additional guest amenities include a daily complimentary Suite Start® hot breakfast in the hotel's hospitality center—the "Lodge"—a Welcome Home® reception featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings, an executive business center, exercise facilities and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The Homewood Suites Cleveland – Beachwood also has a swimming pool, whirlpool and meeting rooms.
Located at 25725 Central Parkway and just off of I-271 in the heart of beautiful Beachwood, Ohio, the six-story hotel is near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, John Carroll University, Lake Erie Shore Front and Lake Erie Costal Trail.
Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than 225 hotels open with approximately 140 in the development pipeline. Beyond its spacious suites and home-like amenities, Homewood Suites guests can find at each hotel an on-site Suite Shopâ convenience store, exercise facility and guest laundry at most locations. Guests can also enjoy a daily complimentary Suite Start® hot breakfast and a Welcome Home® reception featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings. Additional guest services at Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels include a complimentary grocery shopping service* and a complete business center at most locations.
To make reservations at a Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel, travelers can visit the Homewood Suites Web site at homewoodsuites.com or call 1-800-CALL-HOME®. Homewood Suites by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates. HHonors members can earn both hotel points and airline miles for the same stay with any of more than 50 airline partners and at more than 3,000 Hilton Family hotels worldwide. And with No Blackout Dates, as long as a standard room is available, members can confirm that room using their HHonors points.
Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,000 hotels and 500,000 rooms in 74 countries, with more than 100,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises some of the best known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton®, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations®, Homewood Suites by Hilton® and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection™.
Hilton Hotels Corporation is an Official Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Team, which will extend through the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London, the 2010/2012 U.S. Paralympic Team and the 2011 U.S. Pan American Team. For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
Buffalo Lodging Associates, LLC owns and operates hotels in the United States and Canada. The success and growth of Buffalo Lodging is attributed to the constant desire and ability to maintain the highest levels of quality and service in both our associates and our properties.