Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens in Anchorage

10th Mar 2004

  Homewood Suites by Hilton, the national brand of upscale all-suite,
residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of the 122-suite
Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. The Homewood Suites
by Hilton Anchorage is owned by 365 Lodging LLC and managed by Stonebridge
Companies of Englewood, Colo.
The newly constructed hotel represents another addition to the growing
roster of the more than 130 Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels.

“Anchorage has been in great need for an upscale hotel that caters to
guests staying five or more consecutive nights,” said Laura Brooks, the
hotel’s general manager.

“Our facility has been created specifically to meet the needs of travelers
who stay at a hotel for an extended amount of time and who may require
specialized services and amenities, such as an executive business center,
complimentary high-speed Internet access and a grocery shopping service(+)
by the hotel,” she added. “We are the ideal place for those travelers who
are away from the office but still need to have all of the benefits of an

The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage features residential-style studio,
one- and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens and spacious
sleeping and living areas that are large enough for work, study,
entertaining or relaxing.

Other attractive guest amenities include a daily complimentary hot
breakfast buffet in the hotel’s hospitality center—called the “Lodge,”
an evening Manager’s Reception(*) Monday through Thursday with a
complimentary light meal and beverages, exercise facilities and a 24-hour
on-site Suite Shop(R) convenience store. Complimentary high-speed Internet
access is available in all guest suites, in addition to wireless Internet
access in the Lodge and meeting room.


Additional hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, 24-hour
shuttle service and a sports court. The hotel also features a 14’ x 15’
whirlpool tub with an island in the middle. In addition, the hotel
features more than 1,200 square feet of meeting space. The fully equipped
kitchen in each suite of the hotel features a microwave oven, full-size
refrigerator, twin-burner stove, dishwasher and all the necessary pots,
pans and utensils. Guest suites also feature a remote-controlled
television, an iron/ironing board, and two telephones with dual lines.

The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage’s address is: 5400 140 W. Tudor
Road in Anchorage. The hotel is located just two miles from the University
of Alaska and minutes from downtown Anchorage, Egan Convention Center and
other area attractions.

Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than
130 hotels open with another 50 in the pipeline. Beyond its spacious
two-room suites and home-like amenities, Homewood Suites guests can find
at each hotel an on-site Suite Shop(R) convenience store, exercise
facility, and guest laundry at most locations. Guests can also enjoy a
daily complimentary hot breakfast and weekday evening Manager’s
Reception(*) with a light meal and beverages in the hotel’s Lodge.
Additional guest services at Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels include a
complimentary grocery shopping service(+) and a complete business center
at most locations. Most Homewood Suites locations also feature a swimming
pool and outdoor sports court.

To make reservations at a Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel, travelers can
visit the Homewood Suites Web site at homewoodsuites.com or call
1-800-CALL-HOME(R). Homewood Suites participates in the Hilton HHonors(R)
guest reward program, which allows its members to Double Dip(R) by
simultaneously accumulating both hotel points and airline miles with each
qualifying stay.

Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, which is
recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The
company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,100 hotels,
resorts, and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of
the industry’s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including
Hilton(R), Conrad(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton
Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R), Hilton Grand
Vacations Club(R) and Homewood Suites by Hilton(R).


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