Published on : Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Hilton today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown and Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown, bringing a total of 320 new rooms to the heart of downtown Calgary.
This new dual-brand property further strengthens Hilton Worldwide’s presence in international markets, while also continuing the brands urban expansion. Developed by The Widewaters Group, Inc. and owned by Calgary Operating Company, Inc., Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown complements the city’s strong tourism industry with its close proximity to the local attractions that appeal to domestic and international travelers.
“With the latest addition of Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites in Calgary, Hilton continues to provide comfortable lodging options in a dual-branded atmosphere,” said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “These new hotels reinforce our brands’ commitment to urban expansion in markets that attract a diverse traveler base looking for quality and comfort.”
Located at 711 4th St. S.E., the dual-brand property provides guests a central downtown location in East Village with convenient access to local attractions including the National Music Centre, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary Stampede, Calgary Tower, Calgary Zoo, St. Patrick’s Island, and Heritage Park Historical Village. Set along the beautiful Bow River banks, guests can also experience the outdoors with hiking and nature trails across the nearby Rocky Mountains.
“Calgary’s tourism has seen consistent growth, reaching more than eight million visitors and $1.7 billion in tourism spending*,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Homewood Suites. “As a highly sought after destination in Canada, this convenient locale offers an ideal setting to introduce a dual-branded hotel that meets the various needs of guests including an extended stay lodging option.”
The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas than what would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefiting both business and leisure travelers. The hotel has two distinct lobbies and dining areas – each catering to the needs of their respective guests – fitness center, indoor pool and rooftop terrace offering stunning mountain views. The hotel also offers 3,016 square feet of flexible meeting space that can accommodate up to 200 people.
Hilton Garden Inn allows guests to dine on-property at The Garden Grille and Bar®, which 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. Guests receive signature brand amenities and services, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing and in-room “hospitality center” with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig coffee maker.
Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a combination of studio and one bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are also provided all the essentials needed for a comfortable and convenient stay – complimentary daily full-hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday, Wi-Fi, 24-hour business center and on-site convenience store and grocery shopping service**.
Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown participate in Hilton’s award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free 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.
Source:- Hilton Worldwide