Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens New Hotels
Thursday June 6th, 2013 - 11:11AM APD
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MCLEAN, VA—Homewood Suites by Hilton has opened two new properties in Newport Middletown, RI and Fort Worth Medical Center, TX.
The openings push Homewood Suites’ North American footprint to 325 hotels and double first- and second-quarter openings compared with the same period in 2012.
“Demand for extended-stay product remains strong and we expect that Homewood Suites will continue to enjoy a healthy spike in new development,” said Bill Duncan, global head, Homewood Suites by Hilton. “Consistently evaluating our product to meet the evolving needs of both owners and guests, each hotel will feature Homewood’s new Gen9 design prototype, which provides a scalable solution for multiple markets while remaining true to the brand’s value proposition.”
Owned by Main Hotel, LLC and managed by J. Karam Management, Inc., the four-story, 92-suite Homewood Suites Newport Middletown is led by General Manager Bonnie Brake and supported by director of sales Liz Pereira.
The hotel is near historic Newport, including Newport's Cliff Walk, Sachuest Point and Newport mansions.
Owned by Fort Worth Midtown Lodging Partners ES, LLC and managed by Raymond Management Co., Inc., the four-story, 112-suite Homewood Suites Fort Worth-Medical Center is led by General Manager Angela Wills and supported by director of sales Meredith Brown.
Each hotel offers guests studio and one-bedroom suites (Fort Worth also offers two-bedroom suites), with additional guest amenities, including a daily complimentary full hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center, full evening meal with drinks Monday-Thursday and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The hotels also offer a fully equipped fitness center, pool, sports court, 24-hour executive business center and flexible meeting space.
Tags: • Hospitality • Amenities • Guest Facing • Openings •
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