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Valleydale Hospitality Opens 113-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton in Hoover, Alabama

Property to be Managed by Triad Property Management

Hoover, AL, Feb. 9, 2010 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property in Hoover, Ala., a suburb of Birmingham.  The six-story, 113-suite hotel is owned by Valleydale Hospitality, LLC and managed by Triad Property Management.  General Manager, Teressa Eades has been in the hotel industry for 28 years, and is assisted by director of sales, Pat Attaway, who has 33 years of experience.

“We continue to see steady demand in the upscale extended stay hotel segment and feel this property helps to fill a need in the growing south Birmingham area,” said Eades.  “Whether traveling alone for business or with the entire family, guests can indulge in the comforts of home at Homewood Suites.  In times where both business and leisure travelers are pinching pennies, we offer a great value with standard amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and separate living and sleeping areas.”

Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham-SW / Riverchase-Galleria offers studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites.  Additional guest amenities include a daily complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center—the “Lodge”—a Welcome Home reception featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings, an executive business center, and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, landscaped courtyard with basketball court, barbeque area, PreCor fitness center, and approximately700 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Located at 121 Riverchase Parkway East in Hoover, Ala., the hotel is situated on the I-65 corridor at Valleydale Rd. in the growing south Birmingham area.  Nearby businesses include regional offices of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Regions Bank and FOX 6 News.  Recreational activities include the famed Birmingham Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the Alabama Adventure Amusement Park, and Oak Mountain State Park – the largest in the state with close to 10,000 acres of pine-studded ridges.  The hotel is also close to Riverchase Galleria – one of the largest shopping centers in the southeast including major retailers and a wide assortment of dining options.

Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has nearly 300 hotels open with approximately 110 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.

The innovative brand is a guest favorite among both business and leisure travelers, consistently taking the top spot on key satisfaction studies.  Homewood Suites by Hilton has been named “Best Value Hotel Chain” by Zagat Survey for three consecutive years (2007-2009) and placed number one in the Upscale Extended Stay Hotel category in Business Travel News 2008 hotels rankings by corporate travel buyers.

To make reservations at a Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel, travelers can visit the Homewood Suites Web site at or call 1-800-CALL-HOME.  For more information on consumer programs, visit the brand’s guest portal at  Homewood Suites by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonors, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles and No Blackout Dates.

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 90 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.  Our brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, 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, please visit

**Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.


Homewood Suites by Hilton Brand Communications
Brad Carmony
(901) 374-6518

Also See: Homewood Suites by Hilton Wraps Up 2009 with 286 Hotels and a Development Pipeline of 120 Planned Properties / December 2009

Homewood Suites by Hilton Enters 20th Year with Nearly 300 Properties; Opened its First Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska on August 23, 1989 / August 2009

Homewood Suites by Hilton® Details Core Initiatives for 2007, Includes Employee Training with Video iPods / January 2007

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