Hotel Transforms Historic Building as Part of Brand's Adaptive Re-Use Program
DALLAS and MCLEAN, Va. - October, 2013 - Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, announces today the opening of its newest property in Dallas, Texas. The new downtown Dallas hotel, which was formerly the United Fidelity Life Insurance building, showcases Homewood Suites' innovative adaptive re-use program which converts historic and existing buildings conducive to an extended-stay footprint.
The 10-story, 130-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas Downtown, owned by Lowen 1025 Elm, LP, will create 25 permanent jobs and is managed by Lowen Hospitality Management, LLC. General Manager Mindy Dennis and Director of Sales Andy Osborne have been in the hotel industry for a combined 30 years
"In the heart of downtown Dallas, our modern, all-suite hotel provides business and leisure travelers a convenient location with easy access to the best the city has to offer," said Dennis. "Beyond offering guests added value amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi and daily full-hot breakfast, our hotel makes it simple for guests to be at home whether that means making a midnight snack in their fully-equipped kitchen, taking a quick swim or even shooting hoops."
Homewood Suites Dallas Downtown offers studio, one and two-room suites, with additional guest amenities including a full evening meal with drinks* Monday-Thursday in the hotel's hospitality center - the "Lodge;" 24-hour on-site pantry; complimentary grocery shopping service**; indoor heated pool; fully-equipped fitness center; golf simulator; theater and billiards rooms; indoor half basketball court; eight flexible meeting rooms; and 24-hour executive business center.
The hotel, located at 1025 Elm Street, is in the heart of downtown Dallas, just a short walk from the West End, the Dallas Convention Center, the Arts District and many shops, restaurants and bars. The property is also adjacent to the DART rail station and Dallas Underground Pedestrian Network, and only two miles from the American Airlines Center, Dallas Aquarium, and Dallas Farmers Market.
Homewood Suites Dallas Downtown joins other adaptive re-use hotels from the brand, including properties in Denver, Indianapolis, Hartford and Nashville.
The hotel participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.
Read more about Homewood Suites by Hilton at www.homewoodsuites.com and www.homewoodsuitesmediacenter.com.
About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton is an upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotel with more than 300 hotels open in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Voted "Top Extended-Stay" hotel by J.D. Power and Associates, Homewood Suites by Hilton is the first choice for guests seeking comfortable, home-like accommodations when traveling for an extended stay. Beyond its spacious suites, which feature separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators, additional value-driven amenities include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast, and healthy, delicious evening meals with drinks every Monday-Thursday. The brand is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information, please visit www.homewoodsuites.com.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
**Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.
Contact: Andy Osborne
+1 214 714 4000
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered 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 4,000 hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories 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®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information.
Contact: Jennifer Hughes
+1 901 374 6518