Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay is located on 3-5920 Kuhio Highway where the famous Wailua River meets the Pacific Ocean and offers dramatic views and picture perfect opportunities. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn.

KAPAA, Hawaii and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) upscale global brand of hotels, today announced the opening of its first hotel in the state of Hawaii, Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay. The property, which is owned by Aloha Beach Hotel Partners, LLC and managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality, brings 216 new rooms to the Hilton Garden Inn brand of more than 665 hotels worldwide. The newly-transformed hotel represents Hilton Worldwide's return to Kauai and Hilton Garden Inn brand's presence in all 50 U.S. states.

"This opening marks a significant milestone as we introduce our brand to Hawaii and round out our presence in all 50 states, while also bringing Hilton Worldwide back to this beautiful island, making our new Hilton Garden Inn the only Hilton Worldwide property on Kauai," said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "Wailua Bay is home to some of the most stunning scenery in the world, and we look forward to sharing the Hilton Garden Inn experience with our brand's signature service, style and Satisfaction PromiseTM with island travelers."  

Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay is located on 3-5920 Kuhio Highway where the famous Wailua River meets the Pacific Ocean and offers dramatic views and picture perfect opportunities. This convenient location is ideal for a Hawaiian adventure and is situated near Lydgate Beach Park, one of the area's only lifeguarded, swimmable beaches. The property is within walking distance of Smiths Tropical Paradise Garden Luau and is a short ride from Coconut Marketplace and Pono Market. Wailua River Bay, Wailua and Opaekaa Falls, Wailua Golf Course, Lihue Airport, Fern Grotto and the Nounou 'Sleeping Giant' hiking trail are also nearby. Guests can rely on suggestions from community-oriented Hilton Garden Inn Team Members on additional things to do in the area.

"Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay offers high-end amenities and services that will provide guests with a memorable vacation on one of the most beautiful islands in the world," said Ray Blouin, general manager.  "Ideal for leisure or business travelers, our new hotel provides comfortable accommodations with the space to regroup and relax following a day kayaking or just exploring the beauty of Wailua Bay and Kauai. We look forward to welcoming guests to the 'Garden Isle' with the spirit of Aloha."

The open-air lobby brings Hawaii's natural beauty inside for all guests to enjoy. Guests can dine on-property at The Garden Grille and Bar®, which offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner, and cocktails*. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages, and microwaveable packaged items.

The new property offers more than 7,460 square feet of flexible meeting space and an on-site gazebo, perfect for weddings. Hilton Garden Inn guests will see why Life's Better at the GardenTM through amenities and services offered throughout the resort, including complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing, a state-of-the-art fitness center, two outdoor pools, a whirlpool and a playground near the Ke Ala Hele Makalae walking and biking path that hugs the eastern coastline. For an additional fee, the hotel also provides bicycle rentals, fishing excursions, sailing, sightseeing tours and snorkeling.

All 216 guest rooms, suites and two-room cottages boast the brand's signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens, along with dramatic ocean, mountain or garden views. Included in each room is a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair, and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig coffee maker. At 685-sq.ft., the property's newly-remodeled two-room cottages are spacious with separate sleeping and living areas, plus a lanai.

Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay or call +1 808 823 6000.

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

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

Ray Blouin
General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay
+1 808 823 6000

Jennifer Hughes
Director, Brand Public Relations Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6518

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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