ASTANA, Kazakhstan and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn today announced the opening of its first hotel in Kazakhstan, which is also the debut for Hilton Worldwide in the country. The 248-guestroom Hilton Garden Inn Astana, is part of the award winning brand of upscale, yet affordable hotels offering quality services and amenities for smart, value-conscious business and savvy, leisure travelers.

Situated less than 15 kilometres from Astana International Airport, in the heart of the capital, Hilton Garden Inn Astana boasts easy access to the city's leisure attractions and business facilities, such as the upscale Khan Shatyr entertainment centre, and parliamentary offices. With five flexible meeting spaces and 24-hour business centre, the stylish hotel, which offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, is an ideal base for those travelling to Astana which is well known for its futuristic, modern architecture.

Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn, said, "We are pleased that Hilton Garden Inn is the first Hilton Worldwide brand to launch in Kazakhstan, and that we are opening another property in the region, following the recent addition of Hilton Garden Inn Moscow New Riga. Guests will be introduced to our internationally recognized standard of accommodation, with affordable comfort and convenience."

Astana, the Kazakhstani Capital, is located on the banks of the river Ishim and is a growing centre for regional trade. The city is recognized for its striking futuristic architecture, which includes the Baiterek Tower at 97m high, offering great views of the city as well as an art gallery, an aquarium and a restaurant.  Astana, which is the centre of culture and politics in the country, has been the crossroads of civilizations and religions for thousands of years at the intersection of Europe and Asia.

Simon Vincent, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said, "Astana has a growing profile on the world stage with its thriving business community, as well as hosting the Astana Economic Forum, which welcomes more than 10,000 participants annually. We are pleased to open Hilton Garden Inn Astana in response to the increasing demand for quality accommodation and hospitality, for which Hilton Garden Inn is known."

Guests can start their day with a delicious, cooked-to-order breakfast and in the evening, savor international classics and local specialties in the relaxed Garden Grille & Bar. The 24-hour Pavilion Pantry is the ultimate in convenience, providing snacks, beverages and last minute essentials, while the complimentary 24-hour fitness center allows guests to stay fit throughout their stay.

Sinan Udil, general manager, Hilton Garden Inn Astana, said, "The team at Hilton Garden Inn look forward to welcoming guests, whether local residents or those travelling on business or leisure.  With our modern meetings facilities, local expertise, and ideal proximity to the city centre, we offer quality service and strive to ensure that every guest has a successful stay."

Guests at Hilton Garden Inn Astana are eligible to earn Hilton HHonors points, gaining worldwide rewards at more than 4,000 hotels across the globe. Hilton HHonors is also the only guest-loyalty programme to offer 'No Blackout Dates' and 'Points & Miles' for the same stay.

Hilton Garden Inn Astana is located on Kabanbai Batyr Avenue, 15. For more information or to make reservations, call 7-7172-756700 or visit Hilton Garden Inn Astana.

Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com and www.news.hgi.com

Contact:
Azhmat Alimov
For Hilton Garden Inn Astana
+7 707 816 98 54
azhmat.alimov@mail.ru

Elizabeth Bull
Hilton Worldwide
+44 207 856 8526
elizabeth.bull@hilton.com

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offers full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 770 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying 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 5,300 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 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 Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, 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.

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