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129-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette-Airport Opens
in Louisiana, Managed by Dimension Development Company
and Owned by KS Hotel Associates, LLC



Lafayette, La. – July 11, 2011
– Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property in Lafayette, La.  The four-story, 129-suite hotel is owned by KS Hotel Associates, LLC and managed by Dimension Development Company.  General Manager Ken Ritter has been in the hotel industry for 15 years, and is supported by Director of Sales, Haley Buteau, who has seven years of local experience.

“While designed for extended-stay guests, our spacious suites are perfect for both business and leisure travelers,” said Ritter.  “Homewood’s standard amenities include fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators, complimentary high-speed Internet access, flatscreen televisions with HDTV programming, and separate living and sleeping areas in each of our suites.”

Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette-Airport offers 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 evenings, and a 24-hour on-site pantry.  The hotel also offers a fully-equipped fitness center, outdoor pool with hot tub and gazebo, sports court, tennis court, 24-hour executive business center, outdoor grills, nearby recreational activities, area shuttle service, and approximately 3,400 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Located at 201 Kaliste Saloom Road near its intersection with Pinhook Road, the hotel is conveniently situated near the heart of downtown Lafayette and just three miles from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).  The property is within minutes from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Cajundrome/Convention Center, shopping, historical sites, entertainment, sports venues as well as a vast variety of restaurants including some of the best Cajun cuisine in south Louisiana.  Major nearby employers include the area’s medical center, Baker Hughes, Chevron, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Siemens and University Research Park.

About Homewood Suites
Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than 300 hotels open with approximately 80 in the development pipeline.  Beyond its spacious suites and home-like amenities, additional guest features include an on-site Suite Shop convenience store, complimentary grocery shopping services**, a complete business center, and laundry services at most locations.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 92 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering 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 3,700 hotels and 600,000 rooms in 82 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®.  For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

Contact:

Brad Carmony
Homewood Suites Brand Communications
+1 901 374 6518
Brad.Carmony@Hilton.com


 


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