Hilton Hotels Corporation Announces Its Newest Hotel in San Antonio's Hill Country

Hilton Hotels Corporation Announces Its Newest Hotel in San Antonio's Hill Country

Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa offers a uniquely Texan base from which to explore the state's number one tourist destination

Beverly Hills, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The newly converted Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel and Spa offers laidback accommodation with easy access to San Antonio's attractions. Located in the rolling hills dotted with centuries old live oaks and indigenous plants, there is no doubt why last summer The New York Times listed Texas's Hill Country as one of the top destinations to visit. Whether guests use the hotel as a home base from which to explore Hill Country, the Alamo, or to do business in San Antonio, this 227-room property provides a number of unique guest services, including three swimming pools, the Hill Country Spa, and its signature restaurant.

The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa is owned by PD San Antonio Associates, LLC under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corporation, and operated by Seattle-based Dow Hotel Company, a joint-venture partner in the ownership group.

"As the most recent addition to our San Antonio portfolio, this property offers a distinct and inspirational experience for guests visiting the region," said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president, Brand Management, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "It encapsulates the Hilton brand's goal to not only deliver consistent and superior service, but also to offer guests a unique environment, influenced by the local culture and community, where they can have a successful visit, whether it be for business or pleasure."

Just 20 minutes from the world-famous Riverwalk and historic Alamo, and adjacent to the Sea World and Six Flag Fiesta Texas theme parks, the Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa is conveniently located near all the historical and adventure destinations of San Antonio. Its prime position near Hill Country ideally positions it near the area's lakes, and is a great base for a fishing or hunting trip. Its three pools and lush courtyards featuring multiple fire pits make the hotel an excellent destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. For guests looking to maintain their health and fitness routines the hotel features an 1800 ft² fitness center with state-of-the-art Hilton Fitness by Precor equipment, as well as lap pool overlooking the nearby golf course. Guests seeking a bit of revitalization also can indulge at the full-service Hill Country Spa featuring a full menu of treatments, including a Vichy shower.

The lounge and adjacent Hill Country Bar, situated directly off of the lobby, are the heart of the hotel. Featuring soaring beamed ceilings, a massive flagstone fireplace, cozy sofas, plenty of barstools lining the thirty foot curved bar and wide bi-fold doors allowing in the fresh Hill Country air, the lounge provides guests with the right ambiance to kick off their boots and stay awhile, or to enjoy live entertainment on the weekends. The property's signature restaurant is open throughout the day and offers traditional American and Texan cuisine, including a number of homemade chilies ranging from the traditional flat iron chili, to wild game chili for the more adventurous diners. On warm days guests can cool down at the juice bar, which is open near the pools during the summer months.

The property also features 10,000 ft² of meeting space that opens up onto the property's courtyards. All meeting rooms offer wired and wireless high-speed Internet access and video messaging and conferencing capabilities. Business travelers and event guests are further accommodated by the property's business center.

Each beautifully appointed guestroom is designed in Texas-style décor, and is furnished with the Hilton Serenity Collection® of amenities, which includes the Hilton Serenity Bed with the Serta® Suite Dreams® mattress and box springs, Pacific Coast® down duvet, Super Topper mattress pads and top-quality linens and pillows. Other amenities include the Hilton Serenity Bath Collection, featuring the exclusive Crabtree and Evelyn line of La Source® bath products; a Cuisinart® dual-cup, single brew coffeemaker and Lavazza® coffee; the easy-to-set Hilton Family alarm clock with MP3 player connectivity; high-speed Internet with wireless access; and a 32-inch HD LCD flat screen television. Suites feature Jacuzzi® baths and rain forest showerheads, and some rooms offer excellent Hill Country views from their balconies.

For those traveling on business, the hotel offers easy access to the surrounding business districts and downtown San Antonio. The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel and Spa is conveniently located at 9800 Westover Hills Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78251, and is only 17 miles from San Antonio International Airport.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

With more than 500 hotels and resorts on six continents, Hilton continues to be an innovative leader in the full-service hospitality segment and one of the most recognized global names in the industry. Hilton's belief that Travel Should Take You Places® celebrates a commitment to the guest experience and to the idea that travel can and should be transformative. Hilton's variety of services, amenities and programs are designed to give guests more choice and control over their stays so they can be at their best, 24/7 whether they travel for business or leisure. Each unique Hilton hotel and resort was designed to reflect the sense of place of its location; each team member chosen to reflect the local culture and community.

About The Dow Hotel Company

Seattle-based The Dow Hotel Company is a hotel owner/investor and operator of first-class, full-service hotels with properties throughout the United States. The company's portfolio of owned and managed properties consists of institutional-grade hotels, under such brands included five Hilton-branded properties. The company aggressively seeks to acquire, co-invest with joint venture partners and/or manage mid- to large-size, first-class, full-service hotels, especially those with extensive food and beverage capabilities.

About Hilton Hotels Corporation

Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,000 hotels and 500,000 rooms in 74 countries and territories, with more than 135,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises some of the best known and highly regarded hotel 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.

The Hilton Family of Hotels adheres to founder Conrad Hilton's philosophy that, "It has been, and continues to be, our responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality." The company put a name to its unique brand of service that has made it the best known and most highly regarded hotel company: be hospitable®. The philosophy is shared by all brands in the Hilton Family of Hotels, and is the inspiration for its overarching message of kindness and generosity.



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