Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax Downtown add quality accommodations to Halifax’s urban core.
VANCOUVER and HALIFAX, Nova Scotia. – May 15, 2014 – SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown. The second property of the first dual-branded hotel project in Atlantic Canada, the Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown, will open June 3rd. The opening reinforces SilverBirch’s commitment to the Canadian market and the dual-brand sector.
The Halifax-Downtown hotel complex features the first Homewood Suites and the second Hampton Inn property in Halifax. The 16-story hotel features 181 Hampton Inn and 135 Homewood Suites guest rooms.
“The hotel’s convenient location in the heart of downtown Halifax makes it ideal for both business and leisure guests,” said Trevor Morgan, General Manager, Homewood Suites Halifax-Downtown. “Whether in town for a quick trip, meetings or an extended stay, our guests will appreciate the comforts of home offered with our all-suite accommodations including fully-equipped kitchens, and amenities and services such as complimentary internet and daily hot breakfast.”
Centrally located at 1960 Brunswick Street, the dual-brand hotel offers easy access to major corporate headquarters as well as fantastic shopping, dining and entertainment. Nearby attractions include the Citadel Hill Historic Site, the Halifax Harbour Boardwalk, Pier 21 and the trendy Spring Garden Road.
“We are pleased to deliver two industry-leading hotel brands to downtown Halifax, contributing to the vibrancy of the city while bringing strong value to guests,” said Steve Giblin, President and CEO of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. “As Atlantic Canada’s first dual-brand hotel complex, we look forward to introducing the unique concept and stay experience it will afford both business and leisure travelers.”
The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas – a 5,000 sq. ft. signature SilverBirch Conference Centre® including seven fully equipped meeting rooms providing the latest in built-in conferencing technology, complimentary 24-hour business center, indoor swimming pool and fitness center – than would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefitting both business and leisure travelers. The hotel also has two distinct lobbies offering two separate check-in desks and lodging/dining areas – each catering to the needs of their respective guests.
All Hampton Inn guests will enjoy free hot breakfast and guest rooms equipped with modern amenities designed to help guests relax, including complimentary wireless internet, a 42-inch LED TV and a clean and fresh Hampton bed®. The new hotel also features Hampton’s Perfect Mix Lobby, designed with a variety of seating and lighting options for both leisure and business travelers as an extension of the guestroom.
Homewood Suites by Hilton provides travelers amenities and services that maximize their travel budget, including complimentary internet, daily full hot breakfast and evening dinner and drinks Monday through Thursday*. In addition, Homewood Suites Halifax-Downtown’s modern homelike studios, one- and two-bedroom suites boast fully equipped kitchens and guests can take advantage of the complimentary grocery shopping service** and self-serve laundry– all amenities that enable travelers to feel at home and make life on the road more about life and less about the road.
Environmental stewardship and sustainability are considered throughout the whole complex with a green roof joining the two hotel towers. The hotel will also reduce the use of water through efficient showers and toilets and in addition to active recycling programs for staff and guests, the fitness center features self-powered equipment.
Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates at more than 3,900 hotels worldwide.
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About Homewood Suites by Hilton™
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotel with more than 300 hotels open in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Voted “Top Upscale Extended-Stay” hotel by J.D. Power and Associates and Business Travel News, Homewood Suites by Hilton is the first choice for guests seeking comfortable, home-like accommodations when traveling for an extended stay. Beyond its spacious suites, which feature separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators, additional value-driven amenities include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast, and healthy, delicious evening meals with drinks every Monday-Thursday. The brand is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information, please visit www.homewoodsuites.com.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
**Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 678,000 rooms in 91 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.
About SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies and manages over 20 hotels and resorts across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels operating under major franchise brands such as Hilton. For more information, visit www.silverbirchhotels.com
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