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Hilton Garden Inn Expands Presence In Rome

Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge opens as fourth Hilton Worldwide hotel in the Italian Capital

April 25, 2012  |  This information originated in U.K. English.

Hilton Garden Inn today announced the opening of its latest hotel in Rome's elegant Parioli district.  The former Claridge Hotel has been converted to Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge and is ideally located within easy reach of famous attractions such as Villa Borghese with its surrounding parklands, and Via Veneto.  The hotel becomes the fourth hotel in Hilton Worldwide's Rome portfolio, joining luxury Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, upscale Hilton Rome Airport and mid-market Hilton Garden Inn Rome Airport.

Adrian Kurre, Global Head, Hilton Garden Inn, said, "I am delighted to welcome our second Hilton Garden Inn to Rome, joining our growing portfolio of hotels across Italy and Europe.  Business and leisure guests can now enjoy award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hospitality whilst staying in a second location in the city, as well as in superb destinations across the country."

Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge features 93 bedrooms & suites, many with private balconies.  In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel's restaurant and bar, which features Italian and international cuisine. The 24-hour Pavilion Pantry is offered for light snacks and refreshments and leisure facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre, guests can also make use of on-site laundry facilities.  For corporate and social events, the hotel provides 242 square metres of meeting space across four separate rooms.

Hilton Garden Inn is a popular choice with guests across the world, thanks to features such as complimentary Wi-Fi access, the Garden Sleep System bed, ergonomic chair, as well as a 24-hour business centre with remote printing capabilities. Guests at Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge will also have the opportunity to earn and redeem Hilton HHonors points and take advantage of benefits enjoyed by over 30 million members worldwide.

Fabrizio Roscioli, general manager, Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge, said, "We are now proudly trading as part of the Hilton Garden Inn global portfolio and look forward to offering guests the brand's world renowned service and amenities.  Guests staying at our hotel will enjoy a prime location during their visit to Rome, with easy access to the city's most famous attractions."

Hilton Garden Inn recently received JD Power & Associates' highest honour in Europe, taking first place in the 2011 European Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study for first time in the brand's five-year history in Europe.  This year marked the first time the brand has had a sufficient sample size to rank in the European study, coming in 57 points higher than the segment average.

Hilton Worldwide currently features 20 hotels in Italy that are either open or under development. In addition to the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge, the company is also looking forward to the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Siena-Chianti and the Hilton Garden Inn in Pistoia which are expected to join the portfolio in 2013.

Contact:
Jules Kerby
+44 (0)7966 893 697
jules.kerby@hilton.com

Hayley Douglas
+44 (0)7974 229 274
hayley.douglas@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 Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.