CHARLOTTE, N.C. and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/SouthPark and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark, bringing a total of 270 new rooms to the beautiful SouthPark area. Located in the state's major commercial hub, Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark will help welcome the 26.8 million travelers visiting the Charlotte region annually*.

"Boasting attractions like Freedom Park, BB&T Ballpark, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and several museums contributing to the city's versatility and vibrancy, the Charlotte region attracts visitors for many reasons," said John Bensing, general manager of the dual-brand property. "Whether visiting for business or leisure, our dual-brand property provides diverse accommodations for visitors with varying needs, and our convenient location and value-added amenities deliver savings and quality that today's guests demand."

Developed and owned by a joint-venture comprising of a Crosland and Tate partnership; two long-time Charlotte families involved in local real estate for decades, and Chartwell Hospitality, a Nashville based hotel owner/developer/operator. Both properties will be managed by Chartwell Hospitality LLC. Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark are both located in the affluent SouthPark neighborhood at 4808 Sharon Road,

The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas than what would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefiting both business and leisure travelers. The hotel has two distinct lobbies and dining areas – each catering to the needs of their respective guests – as well as a 24-hour fitness center and outdoor heated pool for guests to unwind. The hotel also offers 2,500 square feet of flexible meeting space that can accommodate up to 120 people, equipped with audio-visual equipment and various catering options.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/SouthPark or call +1 704 362 5080 and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark or call +1 704 442 4050.