Hilton Worldwide Opens Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center in the Southernmost Tip of Texas
All-suites, full-service Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center offers comfort and convenience, with close proximity to Rio Grande Valley business and leisure destinations
July 22, 2016 // Franchising.com // MCALLEN, Texas and MCLEAN, Va. – Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suites hotels from Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT), announced the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center. Situated in the heart of fast-growing McAllen, and just a short walk from the convention center for which it is named, the contemporary property offers the largest, full-service event space in the City of Palms.
Just three miles from McAllen Miller International Airport, and in close proximity to manufacturing facilities in nearby Mexico, Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center is a convenient respite for business travelers as well as tourists visiting the numerous Rio Grande Valley attractions. The hotel’s contemporary design represents aspects of local culture, and several large art pieces capture the area’s tropical environment. Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center is owned and managed by Perspective Hospitality.
"Our first Embassy Suites by Hilton in this growing region of South Texas provides business and leisure guests with a relaxed yet upscale experience,” said Bill Duncan, global head, All Suites Brands. "With free made-to-order breakfast and other amenities, travelers to McAllen can enjoy the features and quality of service that have earned our brand worldwide acclaim.”
Each of the 150 spacious two-room suites and studio suites is accentuated with modern décor. The living room has a sofa sleeper, work space and 55-inch HDTV, plus a kitchenette with microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker and wet bar featuring gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. The private bedroom has a king or two queen beds and an additional 55-inch HDTV. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi in all suites, as well as in the hotel’s public areas.
A particular highlight is the hotel’s 12,000 square feet of attractive event space, ideal for conferences, weddings or holiday parties. The main ballroom may accommodate as many as 600 guests, and can also be divided into five smaller spaces.
Guests at Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center may enjoy the brand’s signature amenities, including its free made-to-order breakfast and two-hour complimentary Evening Reception* with snacks and beverages. Also available is a Starbucks® coffee bar. Brickstone Grill offers contemporary American cuisine, a la carte, for lunch or dinner, and cocktails. Menu mainstays include grilled meats and fish, fresh oven baked pizza, rotisserie chicken and more. Those preferring to dine in-suite may select room service or pick up snacks and sundries in the hotel’s 24-hour convenience store.
Exercise enthusiasts may use the hotel’s onsite fitness center featuring state-of-the-art Precor equipment, or relax in the outdoor heated pool and hot tub. Plenty of outdoor seating enables guests to comfortably enjoy warm Texas nights.
“Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center offers a distinctive lodging option for a wide range of guests,” said Duvin Maldonado, general manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center. “We look forward to providing a unique and comfortable experience, highlighted by the features and amenities that distinguish the Hilton brand.”
Besides its large event space, the hotel is also ideal for smaller group meetings. It offers the Meetings Simplified™ by Embassy Suites by Hilton package from $80 per person, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord, continental breakfast, a morning and afternoon snack break, lunch, and all-day non-alcoholic beverage service. Also available for business travelers is a 24-hour business center.
Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always receive the lowest price with Hilton’s Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi access, digital check-in, Digital Key and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. To celebrate the opening of the hotel, 1,000 bonus points will be offered on qualified stays from July 21 through October 21, 2016.
Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center is located at 800 Convention Center Boulevard, McAllen, Texas 78501. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit embassysuites.com or call +1 956 688 8329.
Media can access additional information – including downloadable images – on Embassy Suites by Hilton hotels at news.embassysuites.com/mcallenconvention. For development queries, please visit hiltonworldwide.com/development.
About Embassy Suites by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s 13 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has 228 hotels with more than 45 in the pipeline. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive member rate that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (selected locations) available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. For more information, or to book a stay, visit embassysuites.com. Social media users may connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton at facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels, twitter.com/EmbassySuites and instagram.com/embassysuites. For the latest news, media may visit the Global Media Center at news.embassysuites.com.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, comprising more than 4,660 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties with nearly 765,000 rooms in 102 countries and territories. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of 13 world-class global brands includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including exclusive member rates, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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