Hilton Worldwide Joins the Howard Hughes Corporation® in Expanding its Houston Presence with the Opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing
Upscale All-Suite Hotel Developed and Managed by The Howard Hughes Corporation in the Country’s Premier Master Planned Community Features ‘Texas-Sized’ Accommodations, Rooftop Pool and New Brand-Wide Restaurant Concept, E’terie
THE WOODLANDS, Texas and MCLEAN, Va - Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, and The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), announced today the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing. The 205-suite, full-service hotel is conveniently located in Hughes Landing® in The Woodlands®, a 66-acre mixed-use development located on the vibrant Lake Woodlands® waterfront destination, where people live, work and play. Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing is ideally situated as the sole hotel in Hughes Landing to meet both business and leisure traveler's needs.
"With its contemporary design and the brand's award-winning focus on guest service, this beautiful new hotel is a fantastic addition to the vibrant Hughes Landing development," said Bill Duncan, Global Head, Embassy Suites by Hilton. "This hotel will also help meet the growing demand for upscale, full-service hotels in The Woodlands - which has experienced tremendous growth in recent years."
Guests will enjoy a range of signature Embassy Suites by Hilton brand amenities at the new hotel, including a free made-to-order breakfast, a two-hour complimentary evening reception with snacks and drinks* and all-suite accommodations with two flat-screen high-definition televisions and wet bar fitted with a microwave, mini-fridge and a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. Additionally, the hotel will feature a new restaurant concept, E'terie, created exclusively for Embassy Suites by Hilton. E'terie features a 24-hour grab-and-go gourmet market as well as a full menu of fresh, simple dishes for dinner, such as grilled salmon with lemon basil risotto, braised short rib with rosemary balsamic jus and a selection of salads, flatbreads and sandwiches.
The hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi throughout all guest rooms and public areas. Guests will also enjoy a 24-hour fitness center featuring state-of-the-art equipment from Precor and a 24-hour business center. Guests can unwind on the 4,000 square foot rooftop pool deck or take a dip in the infinity heated pool overlooking the beautiful Lake Woodlands.
"We are pleased to celebrate the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing," said Greg Parsons, Vice President of Hospitality for The Howard Hughes Corporation. "The addition of an Embassy Suites to Hughes Landing cements the development as one of the premier business destinations in the region."
Hughes Landing offers guests a blend of popular retailers, dining, entertainment, multifamily residences and Class A office space, all within walking distance. With three office buildings currently occupied and up to 11 commercial office buildings planned for construction in the future, the area is poised for tremendous growth.
Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing features more than 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, including the Lake Woodlands Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 220 guests. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by Embassy Suites by Hilton, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord and all-day non-alcoholic beverage service. Catering services and a dedicated events staff are available to ensure every event is truly special.
The new Hughes Landing hotel participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always receive the lowest price with Hilton's Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi access, digital check-in, Digital Key and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. In celebration of the property's opening, new and existing Hilton HHonors members can earn 5,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points for every stay of at least three nights now through March 31, 2016.
Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing is located 22 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and approximately 30 miles from downtown Houston. It is within easy walking distance to Restaurant Row in the heart of Hughes Landing, which features California Pizza Kitchen, Del Frisco's Grille, Escalante's Fine Tex-Mex & Tequila, Fogo de Chão and Local Pour. The Blue Fish and Truluck's will open in Restaurant Row in the first quarter of 2016. Whole Foods Market®, Starbucks®, boutiques and specialty retailers are also situated in Hughes Landing.
For more information about the Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing or to make a reservation, visit embassysuites.com or call +1 281 298 2900.
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About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai'i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.
About The Woodlands®
The Woodlands is a 28,000-acre master planned community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston. Throughout its 42-year history, The Woodlands has led the way among master planned communities that practice environmental preservation. It is home to over 110,000 people, and more than 50,000 people work in the community. The Woodlands is ranked the #3 Top-Selling Master Planned Community in Texas and #11 in the U.S. by RCLCO, based on 2014 new home sales. For more information, visit www.thewoodlands.com.
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Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 17 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full-service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has 253 hotels with 43 in the pipeline. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels 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 that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard WiFi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com or newsroom.hilton.com/embassysuites, and connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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