Long Island City Welcomes its First Hilton Garden Inn
Views of the Manhattan Waterfront, access to businesses and cultural attractions bring extra appeal to the new upscale hotel.
April 24, 2015 // Franchising.com // LONG ISLAND CITY, NY and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn New York Long Island City/Manhattan View, representing an addition to the brand’s growing portfolio of more than 600 hotels worldwide.
Hilton Garden Inn New York Long Island City/Manhattan View is owned by CVR Hotel LLC, and managed by Crescent Hotels and Resorts, LLC. It is the brand's first property in Long Island City.
“We’re excited to provide guests the option to stay in Long Island City, a rapidly growing community only minutes away from Manhattan,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “Our brand’s strategic expansion into this market is a major contribution to Hilton Garden Inn’s diversity in providing urban and suburban locations for guests.”
Situated east of Manhattan, over the Queensboro Bridge and minutes from LaGuardia Airport, Hilton Garden Inn New York Long Island City/Manhattan View provides convenience to travelers with 183 guest rooms, inviting social spaces, four meeting rooms offering more than 1,410 square feet of flexible meeting space, and a presidential suite with prime views of the Manhattan skyline.
“The newly built Hilton Garden Inn Long Island City/Manhattan View is opening with great anticipation,” said Charles Dubroff, principal of Sagamore Capital, LLC. “With the convenience of the amenities combined with the proximity to Manhattan, we have given both leisure and business guests an outstanding accommodation. Long Island City has long been a cultural hub and arts community with great historical significance, and guests at our hotel will be able to enjoy all it has to offer.”
All 183 guest rooms boast the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair; and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven and Keurig coffee maker.
Guests will enjoy easy access to local Long Island City attractions such as the MoMA PS1 contemporary art museum and the historic Long Island Railroad Station. The NYC Subway is just steps from the hotel and with six subway lines to choose from, visitors are able to explore Manhattan and attractions such as Times Square and Central Park within minutes or visit any other NYC borough. This also allows for easy arrival and departure transit for guests traveling by plane into LaGuardia Airport, by LIRR train into Hunterspoint station or by MetroNorth Train into Grand Central Station.
All Hilton Garden Inn guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center with Print Spots™ remote printing, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an indoor pool. The Garden Grille and Bar® offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast and dinner, cocktails*, and evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages, and frozen, microwaveable packaged items.
Hilton Garden Inn New York Long Island City/Manhattan View participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.
For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton Garden Inn New York Long Island City/Manhattan View, or call +1 718 786 6001.
Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com and www.news.hgi.com.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-recognized, upscale, yet affordable hotel brand that continually strives to ensure today’s busy travelers are appreciated and have everything they need to be most productive on the road. Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart during their stay. Approachable and professional team members operating at over 600 hotels around the world are committed to providing a welcoming and dependable hotel experience for every guest, every time which is reflected in the satisfaction promise to do whatever it takes to ensure every guest is satisfied, or they don’t pay. You can count on us. Guaranteed™. With Hilton’s award-winning digital check-in with room selection tool, Hilton HHonors members can log into their accounts and choose their exact room from a digital floor plan, as well as customize their room prior to arrival with amenity requests. The service is available for 650,000+ rooms at more than 4,100 properties across 11 brands worldwide.Visit, www.hgi.com or news.hiltongardeninn.com for more information about our locations.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,300 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 715,000 rooms in 94 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, 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 an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Visitnews.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.
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