Hilton Opens 14th Dual-Branded Hotel
Thursday January 23rd, 2014 - 3:31PM BP
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—The dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City-Bricktown and Homewood Suites by Hilton Oklahoma City-Bricktown have opened, marking Hilton Worldwide's 14th dual-branded property in North America.
The Oklahoma City-Bricktown hotel is the tenth Hilton Garden Inn and fourth Homewood Suites property in Oklahoma. The 11-story hotel features 155 Hilton Garden Inn and 100 Homewood Suites rooms and suites, respectively. The property is owned by Apple REIT Co. and managed by Raymond Management Co., Inc.
“Bricktown is Oklahoma City’s most vibrant neighborhood, and the addition of a hotel featuring two leading brands will enhance the area’s appeal and deliver strong value for guests,” stated Jeff Raymond, president, Raymond Management Co. “As Oklahoma’s first dual-brand hotel, we look forward to introducing the unique concept and stay experience it will afford both business and leisure guests.”
Located in the heart of Oklahoma City's premier entertainment district and next to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, the dual-brand hotel offers access to all of the shopping, dining and nightlife of Bricktown. Guests can attend a world-class music concert, cheer the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena or explore Bricktown on a canal cruise. Additionally, nearby are the Myriad Botanical Gardens and the Oklahoma City Memorial & Museum, dedicated to the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing.
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