Hilton Garden Inn Launches in Birmingham
City centre Mint Hotel becomes UK’s latest Hilton Garden Inn
BIRMINGHAM, UK - Hilton Garden Inn today announced the opening of its latest UK hotel, in Birmingham's prestigious Brindleyplace development. The former Mint Hotel has been converted to Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindleyplace and is located in the heart of the city centre within close proximity to the National Indoor Arena, International Convention Centre and Symphony Hall. In the coming weeks, two additional former Mint properties will also join the Hilton Garden Inn portfolio, in Glasgow and Bristol.
Simon Vincent, area president, Europe, Hilton Worldwide, said, "Across Europe our Hilton Garden Inn brand is represented in more than 20 locations in six countries. We are delighted to now be welcoming guests to Hilton Garden Inn in Birmingham, which joins the mid-market brand's UK hotels open in Aberdeen and Luton. In the coming weeks we look forward to new Hilton Garden Inn openings in Glasgow and Bristol, more than doubling the number of Hilton Garden Inn hotels in the UK and providing guests with greater Hilton Worldwide mid-market choice."
Hilton Garden Inn is a popular choice with business and leisure guests across the world, thanks to features such as a complimentary Wi-Fi access, the Garden Sleep System bed, ergonomic chair, as well as 24-hour business centre with remote printing capabilities.
Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindleyplace features 238 bedrooms all with Apple iMac computer which functions both as a TV and computer, mini-refrigerators, floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as a newly refurbished fitness centre with Precor equipment. The hotel also offers meeting space for up to 120 people in its six flexible conference rooms, all of which benefit from natural light and provide the latest in audio visual technology.
Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindleyplace General Manager, Stephen Cresswell, said, "The hotel is well-established in a superb city centre location and we are delighted to be part of the Hilton Garden Inn portfolio. With key improvements to facilities and services, we are significantly enhancing our offering and looking forward to welcoming business and leisure guests to the hotel."
Dining options include the continental-style brasserie, Bank, which has views over the city from its terrace and relaxed fine-dining restaurant, Edmunds - open to both hotel guests and non-residents. In addition, guests of the hotel will be able to enjoy the 24 hour Pavilion Pantry, which stocks a range of healthy snacks and drinks.
Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn, said, "We are delighted to expand the award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand to Birmingham and future locations across the UK and Europe. Business and leisure travellers alike will enjoy the amenities to help them stay successful while travelling."
Recent Mint hotel conversion additions include DoubleTree by Hilton properties in London (two), Manchester, Leeds and Amsterdam - with Glasgow and Bristol joining the Hilton Garden Inn portfolio in the coming weeks. Hilton Worldwide features more than 100 hotels in its UK portfolio across multiple brands including: luxury Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts; upscale and full-service Hilton Hotels & Resorts and DoubleTree by Hilton; mid-market Hilton Garden Inn and economy Hampton by Hilton.
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The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 860 hotels in 49 countries and territories around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.