ATHENS, Ga. – November 28, 2018 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens. Designed for guests who want to travel on their own terms, Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens offers guests all the comforts of home, whether they are traveling for work or enjoying a well-earned getaway. With 130 new suites, the new hotel will provide an extended stay lodging option which will serve the local convention and university markets, as well as leisure tourists experiencing the music scene.
“Our home away from home atmosphere and central location is perfect whether you’re here for a night or extended stay,” said Jennifer LaRue, general manager. “With the close proximity to the University of Georgia, Georgia Theater, and the convention center, Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens will be a welcome addition to the city’s downtown.”
Developed, owned, and managed by McNeill Hotel Company, Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens offers a combination of studio, one- and two-bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are also provided all the essentials needed for a smart, reliable and convenient stay including complimentary daily full hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday, Wi-Fi and even a grocery shopping service*. Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens also makes it easy for travelers to unwind with an outdoor kitchen and grill area, fitness center, and game room. The property also offers 963 square feet of flexible space that is ideal for meetings and social events.
Located at 750 Broad Street, Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens offers guests convenient access to Sanford Stadium, the University of Georgia, the Classic Center, and downtown Athens.
“Athens has proven to be an excellent market for McNeill,” added Mark Ricketts, the company’s president and chief operating officer. “This new property features multiple demand drivers, as it serves the local convention and university markets, as well as leisure tourists experiencing the music scene.”
Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens participates 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 Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens or call +1 706-548-3500.
*Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.
Missy Brandt Wilson
Area Director of Sales
Homewood Suites by Hilton
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About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 470 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-sized refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include: complimentary internet, a daily full hot breakfast, and complimentary evening socials 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 WiFi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile 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 newsroom.hilton.com/homewoodsuites, and connect with Homewood Suites on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
About the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau:
The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau is a proactive sales and marketing organization whose primary goal is to increase the economic impact of the hospitality and visitor industry by attracting individual visitors, group tours, and meetings and conventions to Athens. Tourism WORKS for Athens, contributing $310.17 million in spending, 2,872 jobs and $21.24 million in local and state tax revenue in 2017.