Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark are both located in the affluent SouthPark neighborhood at 4808 Sharon Road, offering guests convenient access to SouthPark Mall, one of the top malls in the country, which provides a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options nearby. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/SouthPark and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark, bringing a total of 270 new rooms to the beautiful SouthPark area. Located in the state's major commercial hub, Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark will help welcome the 26.8 million travelers visiting the Charlotte region annually*.

"Boasting attractions like Freedom Park, BB&T Ballpark, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and several museums contributing to the city's versatility and vibrancy, the Charlotte region attracts visitors for many reasons," said John Bensing, general manager of the dual-brand property. "Whether visiting for business or leisure, our dual-brand property provides diverse accommodations for visitors with varying needs, and our convenient location and value-added amenities deliver savings and quality that today's guests demand."

Developed and owned by a joint-venture comprising of a Crosland and Tate partnership; two long-time Charlotte families involved in local real estate for decades, and Chartwell Hospitality, a Nashville based hotel owner/developer/operator. Both properties will be managed by Chartwell Hospitality LLC. Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark are both located in the affluent SouthPark neighborhood at 4808 Sharon Road, offering guests convenient access to SouthPark Mall, one of the top malls in the country, which provides a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options nearby. The Spectrum Center, where the Charlotte Hornets play, and Bank of America Stadium, which is home to the Carolina Panthers, is also less than seven miles away.

The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas than what would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefiting both business and leisure travelers.  The hotel has two distinct lobbies and dining areas - each catering to the needs of their respective guests - as well as a 24-hour fitness center and outdoor heated pool for guests to unwind. The hotel also offers 2,500 square feet of flexible meeting space that can accommodate up to 120 people, equipped with audio-visual equipment and various catering options.

Hilton Garden Inn allows guests to dine on-property at The Garden Grille and Bar®, which offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast and dinner, cocktails**, and evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages, and frozen, microwaveable packaged items. Guests receive signature brand amenities and services, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing and in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig coffee maker.

Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a combination of studio and one-bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are also provided all the essentials needed for a comfortable and convenient stay - complimentary daily full-hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday, Wi-Fi, 24-hour business center and on-site convenience store and grocery shopping service***.

Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark participate in Hilton's award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. For more information or to make a reservation, visit Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/SouthPark or call +1 704 362 5080 and Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark or call +1 704 442 4050.

Read more at news.hgi.com and news.homewoodsuites.com.

*SOURCE: Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
** Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age
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***Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.

Contacts:
Jennifer Hughes
Director, Brand Public Relations, Focused Service
+1 901 374 6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

Kristen Wells
Director, Brand Public Relations, Hilton
+1 703 883 5826
kristen.wells@hilton.com

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities they prefer for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms that Hilton Garden Inn will do whatever it takes to ensure every guest is satisfied, or they don’t pay. You can count on us. Guaranteed™. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving cooked-to-order breakfast daily and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members operating at more than 740 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying hospitality experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 430 locations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, is an award-winning leader. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for an extended or quick overnight stay, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites, featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast and complimentary evening social every Monday-Thursday. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations) available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or news.homewoodsuites.com.

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