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 LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels Brands the Saratoga Hotel & Conference Center
to The Saratoga Hilton
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - July 10, 2008 - Sitting at the foothills of the Adirondacks just minutes away from the serene waters of Lake George lies The Saratoga Hilton (formerly Saratoga Hotel & Conference Center at 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY), is one of the company’s newest hotels in the northeastern U.S. Located within walking distance of more than 50 restaurants and nightspots, the 242-room hotel (212 standard rooms and 30 one- and two-bedroom suites) is located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs and was recently renovated to feature modern and airy public space and guestrooms. 

The Saratoga joins the Hilton Family of Hotels but remains part of the LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels collection. Now guests of The Saratoga Hilton will be entitled to standard Hilton benefits, including participation in the Hilton HHonors® frequent traveler rewards program. 

“We are thrilled to welcome The Saratoga to the Hilton family and to bring our unique brand of Hilton hospitality to travels and residents alike,” said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president, Hilton Brand Management, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. “Its modern amenities and unique location, ideal for groups and individuals, make the hotel the perfect addition to our growing portfolio of hotels in the northeast.” 

Just three hours north of Manhattan, three hours west of Boston and three hours south of Montreal, the Saratoga Hilton is an ideal spot for meeting and incentive groups, offering in-house audio/visual services and catering, along with a fully staffed business center and wireless internet access. The hotel is conveniently connected to the Saratoga Springs City Center adding an additional 20,000 ft² to the hotel’s 26,000 ft² of meeting space, including the 6,300-square-foot Saratoga Ballroom that can accommodate up to 800 people. 

Performing art lovers can pay a visit to the nearby Saratoga Performing Arts Center, summer home to the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra, with an outdoor amphitheater featuring seasonal concerts under the stars. History and athleticism collide at the Saratoga Racetrack, the oldest continuously running thoroughbred race track in America. For guests looking to maintain their health and fitness routines the hotel features a glass enclosed indoor swimming pool and newly renovated fitness center. Food lovers can indulge their palates at Chez Sophie, one of the region's most highly regarded restaurants. The family-owned restaurant, serving French bistro cuisine prepared with locally grown produce, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and was awarded four stars by the Albany Times Union. 

Each beautifully appointed guestroom will be furnished with the Hilton Serenity Collection® of amenities, which includes the Hilton Serenity Bed with the Serta® Suite Dreams® mattress and box springs, Pacific Coast® down duvet, Super Topper mattress pads and top-quality linens and pillows. Standard amenities will also include the Hilton Serenity Bath Collection, featuring the exclusive Crabtree and Evelyn line of La Source® bath products; a Cuisinart® dual-cup, single brew coffeemaker and Lavazza® coffee; the easy-to-set Hilton Family alarm clock with MP3 player connectivity; high-speed Internet with wireless access; and a 32-inch LCD flat screen television. 

The Saratoga Hilton is located 30 miles from the Albany Airport and 36 miles from the Albany AMTRAK station. For more information or to make reservations, contact Hilton Reservations Worldwide at 1-800-445-8667 or visit www.hilton.com. 

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts 
With more than 500 hotels and resorts on six continents, Hilton continues to be an innovative leader in the full-service hospitality segment and one of the most recognized global names in the industry. 

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Contact:

Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Denise Blaya, 310-205-7857
denise.blaya@hilton.com

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Also See: Blackstone Real Estate Advisors Combines 14 Wyndham Properties with Seven Other Owned Hotels to Form the LXR Luxury Resorts Brand / August 2005
Prime Hospitality Corp. Creates New Hotel Brand, Prime Hotels & Resorts with the Rebranding of the Sheraton Hotel Saratoga Springs as the Prime Hotel and Conference Center, Saratoga Springs / Jan 2003

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