Romania is already home to five Hilton Worldwide hotels under three different brands, and Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town marks the brand’s debut in the city. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn.

BUCHAREST and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has reached a franchise agreement with SC Apex Alliance 1 S.R.L. to open Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town in 2017. The 201-room hotel will be located within an historic listed building in the prime city centre location of Doamnei St.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide said: "Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town provides an incredible opportunity to sensitively preserve the façade of an historic city centre building, whilst incorporating a quality contemporary hotel within - a strategy which we are deploying to great success in European cities including Moscow, Paris, London and Szczecin."

Romania is already home to five Hilton Worldwide hotels under three different brands, and Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town marks the brand's debut in the city.

John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn said: "Hilton Garden Inn is now trading or under development in more than 100 locations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Its accelerating growth has seen us open new properties in Milan, Malaga, Istanbul, and Dubai in the past 12 months, with many more currently under construction. This latest agreement will add another incredible European city to the portfolio, and we look forward to introducing guests in Bucharest to its award-winning service."

Robert Esanu, Director, SC Apex Alliance 1 S.R.L. said: "Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town will offer guests a contemporary restaurant, cooked to order breakfast and 24 hour fitness centre, setting a new standard for this price point in the city. The prime location means that many of Bucharest's top visitor attractions are within walking distance of the hotel."

The hotel will benefit from participation in Hilton HHonors. HHonors members always get Hilton's lowest price and Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and digital key (at participating hotels), and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton.

Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town will be located at 12 Doamnei St, Bucharest, Romania.

CONTACT:
Tilly Shirlaw
Hilton Worldwide - Europe
+44 (0) 207 856 8723
tilly.shirlaw@hilton.com

Christine Miller
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6462
christine.miller@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 for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. If something isn’t just the way you like it, simply let any hotel Team Member know, and we will make it right. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 750 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 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 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 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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