Hilton Worldwide Opens First Dual-Brand Property in Downtown Richmond
Debut of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton Continues Brands’ Growth in Urban Markets
RICHMOND, Va. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Richmond - Downtown and Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond - Downtown bringing a total of 244 new rooms to the heart of downtown Richmond. The opening demonstrates Hilton Worldwide's ongoing urban expansion in the focused service and All-Suites sectors.
"This dual-branded Hampton Inn & Suites and Homewood Suites will continue our expanding footprint in downtown urban areas giving business and leisure travelers choices for their accommodation needs," said Phil Cordell, global head, Focused Service and Hampton Brand Management, Hilton Worldwide. "Our value-added amenities deliver savings and quality that all potential guests seek."
Developed and owned by Shamin Hotels, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond - Downtown complement the city's growing business center nearby Virginia's largest convention center.** Gillian Clark serves as the general manager for both properties.
With both properties located at 700 East Main Street, they are centrally located and offer convenient access to the Virginia State Capitol, Federal Courthouse, Richmond Coliseum and Convention Center, and a multitude of restaurants, entertainment and shopping options. The hotel also overlooks the James River, and offers a rooftop lounge, restaurant, and event space to enjoy a panoramic view.
The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas than what would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefitting both business and leisure travelers. Guests at each property have access to the rooftop fitness center and heated rooftop pool. The hotel has two distinct lobbies offering two separate check-in desks and lodging/dining areas - each catering to the needs of their respective guests.
Hampton by Hilton provides guests a fresh start to each day with On the House hot breakfast which includes eggs, oatmeal and waffles. In addition, the hotel provides Hampton's On the RunTM Breakfast Bags, available Monday through Friday. Also, other amenities include free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center with complimentary printing and a fitness center. Each guestroom includes the brand's signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, HDTV, microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. Inviting suites are also available, offering additional space and a comfortable sleeper sofa.
Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a combination of studio and one bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are also afforded all the essentials they need for a comfortable and convenient stay - complimentary daily full-hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday, Wi-Fi and grocery shopping service***. The hotel also offers 7,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including a grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 225 people.
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond - Downtown participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton. For more information or to make a reservation, visit Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Richmond - Downtown or call +1 804 643 5400 or Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond - Downtown or call +1 804 643 2900.
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As the number one ranked lodging franchise for the last decade and one of the top five brands of the century, according to Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton – including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton – serves quality-driven and value-conscious travelers at more than 2,500 properties in 29 countries and territories. The brand continues to lead its segment by providing guests with high-quality, thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities, such as modern and spacious rooms, complimentary WiFi, free hot breakfast with healthful options, and On The Run™ breakfast bags. Hampton by Hilton Team Members are committed to delivering exceptionally friendly and authentic service all backed by the 100% Hampton Guarantee™. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hampton, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,100 properties with more than 977,000 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. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 106 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.Download Article Photos