Homewood Suites by Hilton Announces Three New Hotel Openings

Brand More Than Doubles Year-Over-Year First Quarter Growth

March 14, 2013 // Franchising.com // McLean, VA – Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, today announced the opening of its three newest properties: Victoria, TX, Carle Place-Garden City, NY and Springfield, VA. These three new property openings push Homewood Suites’ North American footprint to 322 hotels and more than double first quarter openings, compared with the first quarter of 2012.

“We are pleased to begin the year strong and are well positioned for continued growth,” said Bill Duncan, global head, Homewood Suites by Hilton. “Presenting developers flexible solutions such as Homewood’s new Gen9 prototype and delivering a strong value proposition – both for owners and guests – Homewood Suites remains a leader and innovator in the extended-stay segment.”

Opening over the past week, details about each hotel are below:

  • Victoria, TX – Owned by Victoria Associates, Ltd. and managed by Castle Hospitality, the four story, 109-suite Homewood Suites Victoria, TX is led by General Manager Dagmar Gomez and supported by Director of Sales Christina Henry. The hotel is located at 6705 N.E. Zac Lentz Parkway, and provides guests easy access to locally based businesses such as Eagle Ford Shale natural gas, Caterpillar, Baker Hughes and C&J Energy. The hotel is also close to the University of Houston at Victoria, Texas Zoo, Victoria Education Gardens and the Victoria ISD Aquatics and Fine Arts Center.
  • Carle Place-Garden City, NY – Owned by AVR Carle Place Associates, LLC and managed by Dimension Development, the four story, 150-suite Homewood Suites Carle Place-Garden City is led by General Manager Paul Gabriel and supported by Director of Sales David Hall. The hotel is located at 40 Westbury Ave., just 17 miles from JFK International Airport and 18 miles from La Guardia International Airport. Guests have easy access to Nassau County corporations including Cablevision, Covanta Energy, FAA, 1-800 Flowers, LIJ Northshore Hospital, Cannon and Keyspan; and can enjoy nearby attractions including Belmont Racetrack - home of the Belmont Stakes - Roosevelt Field Mall, and the Nikon Theater at Jones Beach.
  • Springfield, VA – Owned by White/Peterman Properties, Inc. and managed by Concord Hospitality, the six story, 165-suite Homewood Suites Springfield, VA is led by General Manager Christopher Tyner and supported by Director of Sales Armando Lazarte. The hotel is located at 7010 Old Keene Mill Road, and provides guests easy access to government and military agencies including the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Securit, and a number of companies including Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, SAIC, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Calibre.

Each of the three hotels offer guests roomy studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites, with additional guest amenities including a daily complimentary full hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center – the “Lodge” – a full evening meal with drinks* Monday-Thursday, and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The hotels also offer a fully-equipped fitness center, pool, sports court, 24-hour executive business center and flexible meeting space.

About Homewood Suites by Hilton™

Homewood Suites by Hilton is an upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotel with more than 300 hotels open in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Voted “Top Extended-Stay” hotel by J.D. Power and Associates, Homewood Suites by Hilton is the first choice for guests seeking comfortable, home-like accommodations when traveling for an extended stay. Beyond its spacious suites, which feature separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators, additional value-driven amenities include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast, and healthy, delicious evening meals with drinks every Monday-Thursday. The brand is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information, please visit www.homewoodsuites.com.

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is a 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 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 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.

SOURCE  Hilton Worldwide

Contact:

Jennifer Hughes
Homewood Suites by Hilton
(901) 374-6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

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