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Buffalo Ventures, LLC Opens 102-suite Homewood Suites
by Hilton in Bozeman, Montana

Sandra Hodge Leading Team as General Manager

BOZEMAN, MT – March 4, 2010 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property in Bozeman, Montana – the first property for the brand in the state.  The four-story, 102-suite hotel is owned by Buffalo Ventures, LLC and managed by Hilton Worldwide.  General Manager Sandra Hodge has been in the hotel industry for 10 years, and is assisted by director of sales, Alexis Johnston, who has three years of experience.

“We are thrilled to not only be the first Homewood Suites property in Bozeman, but in the entire state of Montana,” said Hodge.  “Whether traveling alone for business or with the entire family, guests can enjoy 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 Bozeman offers studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites.  Additional guest amenities include a daily complimentary full hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center—the “Lodge”—a full evening meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings, an executive business center, and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The hotel also offers a heated pool with hot tub, landscaped courtyard with barbeque area, PreCor fitness center, and approximately 1,200 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Located at 1023 Baxter Lane, Homewood Suites is located near the heart of Historic Bozeman. From the hotel, guests have easy access to all the city has to offer, from world-class Rocky Mountain skiing and rushing fly fishing streams to eclectic shopping, galleries and restaurants. The hotel is located near some of Montana's most popular attractions, including Yellowstone National Park, Chico Hot Springs, Gallatin Pioneer Museum, Gallatin River Canyon, Lewis and Clark Trail, Museum of the Rockies, Historic Virginia City, Big Ski Resort and Bridge Bowl Ski Resort.  Nearby businesses include Arlins Aircraft, Avictus Group, Big Sky Laser Technologies, Martel Construction and Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.

About Homewood Suites
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.  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.  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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