StepStone Hospitality Adds Hilton in Maryland

GAITHERSBURG, MD—StepStone Hospitality has added the 301-key Hilton Washington, D.C. North/Gaithersburg, MD, bringing its third-party management portfolio to 17 hotels. StepStone will oversee upgrades to the hotel, which will include new fitness equipment, guestroom carpeting, lobby and lounge furniture and digital-key installation in all guestrooms.

“The Hilton Washington, D.C. North/Gaithersburg marks StepStone’s fifth Hilton family branded hotel,” said Tom Russo, StepStone’s CEO.

Located in the hi-tech corridor of I-270 outside of Washington, the hotel is near attractions such as the Smithsonian Museum, National Zoo, the White House, National Mall, Georgetown, Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Germantown SoccerPlex.

Rhode Island-based StepStone Hospitality specializes in management of boutique, full- and select-service hotels and restaurants, and manages hotels under Hilton, Marriott and IHG brands, as well as independent properties.