Hampton by Hilton York Begins Welcoming Guests

119-Room Hotel is Hampton Hotels’ 12th Location in the United Kingdom

October 05, 2012 // Franchising.com // YORK, U.K. - Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its latest property, the 119-room Hampton by Hilton York. Ideally located in the city centre opposite York Railway Station, the hotel is within walking distance from the busy shopping area and local attractions, perfect for both business and leisure guests.

Victoria Burnham, general manager, Hampton by Hilton York, said, "We are now proud to welcome guests to the new hotel in the great city of York, and look forward to offering guests the brand's world renowned service and amenities. Guests staying at our hotel will enjoy a prime location during their visit, with easy access to local attractions such as York Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe, Jorvik Viking Centre and the renowned Betty's Tearooms. Hampton by Hilton York is also situated opposite York Railway Station from where guests can travel to London in under two hours."

Hampton by Hilton York offers the brand's quality service and amenities to meet the needs of every guest, including free high-speed internet access throughout, free hot breakfast, 24-hour snack area featuring light dishes, full bar, as well as Hampton's 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton BedTM, contemporary bathrooms, 32-inch TVs and laptop safes. Hampton Hotels participates in Hilton HHonors, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles for the same stay and no Blackout Dates to redeem rewards.

Phil Cordell, global head of focused service and Hampton brand management for Hilton Worldwide, said, "Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today. Quality accommodations and amenities combined with proactive, friendly service from our team members - all backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee - make us highly competitive in this market."

Hampton by Hilton now operates 12 hotels in the U.K. with an additional 70 Hampton hotels in the pipeline outside of the U.S., including Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, due to open in 2014. Hampton by Hilton York becomes the 12th hotel in Hilton Worldwide's U.K. portfolio, joining the recently opened Hilton and Hampton by Hilton at St. George's Park, Burton on Trent, the U.K.'s first dual brand property situated at The Football Association's (FA) new National Football Centre.

For more information about the Hampton by Hilton York please visit www.hamptonbyhilton.com, and for more information about Hampton Hotels please visit http://news.hampton.com.

About Hampton Hotels

The Hampton brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is an award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment. With nearly 1,900 properties globally, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, the leading global hospitality company. All Hampton Hotels offer warm surroundings and a friendly service culture and personality, defined as "Hamptonality," supported by its 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. High-quality accommodations, in-room conveniences and the latest technology, combined with numerous locations and consistent offerings, have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands globally. For more information about Hampton Hotels, please visit www.hampton.com or news.hampton.com or connect with us at www.faceboook.com/Hampton.com, www.Twitter.com/Hampton.com or www.youtube.com/Hampton.com.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 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 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with 630,000 rooms in 91 countries 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.

For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

Media Contacts:

Dan Corfield
Hilton Worldwide
+44 (0) 7974 229 462

John Walls
Director, Global Brand Public Relations
Hampton Hotels
901 374 6383


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