Home2 Suites by Hilton® West Edmonton Wins Mayor’s Award

Hotel Recognized for its Innovation in Accessibility

1-Queen-Accessible-Studio-Suite-967429-1aEdmonton, AB, June 1, 2016 – SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that Home2 Suites by Hilton® West Edmonton has been recognized with the Edmonton Mayor’s Award for accessibility.

“The entire team is dedicated to ensuring that we deliver the best possible experience to all of our guests, regardless of their mobility,” says Donica Wilkie Morrow, Hotel Manager Home2 Suites by Hilton® West Edmonton. “Over the past two years, we have ensured that our accommodations are truly offering a service that is inclusive for all. This award is a wonderful recognition of our efforts.”

Accessible-Bathroom-Roll-In-967265aHome2 Suites by Hilton® West Edmonton provides guests with the option of a fully accessible room. Upgrades to enhance the suites include larger washrooms with the option of a roll-in shower or bathtub to accommodate wheelchairs, lowered kitchen cabinetry with space for guests in wheelchairs to easily wash dishes or reach cupboards. The layout of appliances are also designed for accessibility, such as removing the microwave from the higher cupboard space and placing it on the counter.

1-Queen-Accessible-Suite-967416a“All of us at SilverBirch are very proud of this well-deserved recognition and the hotel’s contribution to Edmonton’s livability and commitment to accessibility,” says Steve Giblin, President and CEO, SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. “The team has an unwavering focus on providing outstanding guest experiences, and I want to congratulate everyone at the Home2 Suites by Hilton® West Edmonton for this award.”

The Mayor’s Awards recognizes those who make significant contributions to Edmonton’s livability for all, and shines a spot light on innovations in accessibility. The awards recognize businesses in Edmonton who use creative methods to ensure the dignity and inclusion of persons with disabilities.

About Home2 Suites by Hilton
Home2 Suites by Hilton, one of the fastest growing brands in the history of Hilton Worldwide, is a mid-tier, all-suite award-winning extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations with flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest. With a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations, Home2 Suites offers complimentary breakfast selections with hundreds of combinations; innovative and customizable guest room design; laundry and fitness area; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access; multiple outdoor spaces; 24-hour business center; expansive community spaces; and a pet friendly environment. With Hilton’s award-winning digital check-in with room selection tool, Hilton HHonors members can log into their accounts and choose their exact room from a digital floor plan, as well as customize their room prior to arrival with amenity requests. The service is available for 650,000+ rooms at more than 4,100 properties across 11 brands worldwide. Visit www.home2suites.com for additional information or www.home2franchise.com for franchising opportunities.

About SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel operations and asset management companies and manages a large portfolio of full-service, focused service and extended stay hotels across Canada. The company manages hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Marriott, Hilton and Radisson. www.silverbirchhotels.com

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For more information, please contact:

Stacey Morton
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
604.646.8787
smorton@silverbirchhotels.com
Angela Cabucos
NATIONAL Public Relations
403.531.0331
acabucos@national.ca