Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Downtown Memphis This Fall
Lifestyle hotel to open in soulful downtown neighborhood
MCLEAN, Va. - Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand, today announced the addition of Canopy by Hilton Memphis Downtown. The 174-room hotel opens today at 164 Union Avenue, on the previous site of the Benchmark Hotel.
“We are pleased to bring Canopy to the heart of Downtown Memphis,” said Jose Nieto, Chief Enthusiast/General Manager for the hotel. “The downtown district has everything visitors look for, including immediate access to the AutoZone Park, FedEx Arena, Orpheum Theater, restaurants, popular tourist destination and, of course, unlimited access to the best barbeque you will ever have!”
Locally Inspired Design
Canopy Memphis is designed by HBD Design and developed on the old site of the Benchmark Hotel. Its design will pay homage to the soulful spirit of the neighborhood while infusing a hip, modern look and feel.
- Headboards are inspired by old thunderbird backseats
- The canopy over the bed is designed out of old cane speakers
- The bedside lights are designed to resemble old microphone heads
- Every mattress is made exclusively for Canopy and features Serta cool gel technology
- Each room is outfitted with a Nespresso machine
- Bathrooms feature floor to ceiling marble
Eat. Drink. Smile.
The hotel will feature a signature restaurant, Curfew, by celebrity chef Fabio Viviani – American cuisine with a Spanish and Italian flare – and a sophisticated bar program.
We’ve Got You Covered
Canopy Memphis will provide an array of amenities to suit guests who are looking to work, exercise and relax. Amenities include pet-friendly accommodations, complimentary Canopy bikes for exploring the city, Hilton CleanStay cleanliness program, a 1,200-square-foot fitness room and a cozy boardroom, which accommodates up to 10 people.
Located in Downtown Memphis, Canopy Memphis is conveniently situated steps away from Beale Street and in close proximity to popular destinations such as the FedEx Forum, Orpheum Theater, AutoZone Park, the Lorraine Motel and S. Main Art District.
As part of Hilton, Canopy Memphis Downtown guests enjoy benefits of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for the company’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.
As a lifestyle brand that embraces its locale, Canopy by Hilton provides guests with authentic and unique local experiences. Each property is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood with a connection to local art, food, drink and culture. Hotel Team Members are called Enthusiasts — Canopy’s local experts — and connect guests to the best of their neighborhood, offering recommendations for the best restaurants, shops, running paths and more.
About Canopy by Hilton
Hilton’s lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, is a place in the neighborhood to relax and recharge, offering simple guest-directed service, comfortable spaces and thoughtfully local choices. Each hotel is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. There are 19 Canopy properties open around the globe and more than 35 under development across 15 countries and territories. Experience a positive stay at Canopy by booking at www.canopybyhilton.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand at newsroom.hilton.com/canopybyhilton, and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.