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The Generation Companies Opens the 118-key Homewood Suites by
Hilton in Mayfaire, North Carolina
Jason Smith the Opening GM


WILMINGTON, NC – April 14, 2010 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property in Mayfaire, NC – the first hotel for the brand in the Wilmington area.  The four-story, 118-suite hotel is owned by Generation Suites of Mayfaire, LLC and managed by The Generation Companies.  General Manager Jason Smith has been in the hotel industry for 15 years, and is surrounded by an experienced leadership team, including Director of Sales, Jenny Wedemeyer.

“We are thrilled to introduce the Homewood brand to the Wilmington area,” said  Jason Smith.  “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 cutting back, 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 Wilmington/Mayfaire 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 with beverages Monday-Thursday evenings and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The hotel also offers a landscaped courtyard featuring a resort-style outdoor pool and hot tub, pool bar, kids’ pool, certified Precor fitness center, PGA-style putting green and gazebo area with built-in gas grills, 42” LCD TV, and cozy soft seating.  Additional features include a 24-hour executive business center and a 1,240 square foot meeting facility for up to 120 people with full catering and an exceptional audio/video package that includes two ceiling-mounted LCD projectors, built-in screens and touch-pad controls.

Located at 6732 Swan Mill Road, Homewood Suites Mayfaire is located just minutes from Historic Downtown Wilmington, scenic Wrightsville Beach, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport and I-40.  The property is situated in the Mayfaire Town Center, an upscale, mixed-use development offering some of the area’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment.  Nearby companies include Wachovia, GE, Guilford, Progress Energy, PPD, Verizon, and International Paper.

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. 

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 more than 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.  Its 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 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, please visit


Jason Smith
Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington/Mayfaire


Also See: Buffalo Ventures, LLC Opens 102-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton in Bozeman, Montana / March 2010

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