Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill Now Open in New York

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jun 11, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE)—Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 111-room Hilton Garden Inn(R) Poughkeepsie/Fishkill in Fishkill, New York, representing another addition to the brand`s growing collection of more than 140 Hilton Garden Inn hotels across North America.
Roedel Partners, LLC, headquartered in Wilton, NH, owns the newly constructed Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill, under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., the franchise subsidiary of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. Granite Lodging Group, LLC, Wilton, NH, has been awarded the hotel`s management agreement.

“Hilton Garden Inn hotels are uniquely designed to meet the needs of travelers seeking quality accommodations at affordable prices,” said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president - brand management, Hilton Garden Inn for Hilton Hotels Corporation. “Our research shows that today`s frequent traveler looks for hotels that provide a high-quality collection of essential amenities and services as well as affordability and convenience.”

The four-story Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill features: a signature glass-walled pavilion housing the reception desk; a Pavilion Pantry(R) with a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items, and sundries; a breakfast cafe; room service during dinner hours; a comfortable lounge area with a television and fireplace; one meeting room with 637 square feet of flexible meeting space; a 24-hour, complimentary business center; and an on-site guest laundry facility.

Guest room accommodations and features include: a hospitality center with a microwave oven, coffee maker and mini refrigerator; a sitting area with an easy chair and ottoman; a hairdryer; and an iron and ironing board. In-room entertainment and information services include on-demand movies, video games and interactive Hilton guest services.

Business-oriented features of the guest rooms include: high-speed Internet access; a spacious work desk with a pull-out shelf for a portable computer; adjustable lighting; an ergonomic chair; electrical outlets at desk height; and two telephones equipped with two lines, data ports and voice mail.


Recreational facilities consist of a fitness room, heated indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, all within a separate and distinctive glass-walled structure. Tennis courts and golf courses are located nearby.

“The Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill offers the best location for both the leisure and business travelers,” said L. Joy Taylor, hotel general manager. “Our hotel is conveniently located near several corporations and historical sights of interest. The surrounding Hudson Valley area offers winery and apple orchard tours, and provides great hiking and fishing for guests. The Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill is also a short train ride from the sights and sounds of New York City.”

Members of the Hilton HHonors(R) guest reward program can earn Points & Miles(TM) for every qualifying stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill. HHonors is the only hotel program that allows any of its members to Double Dip(R) by simultaneously accumulating both hotel points and airline miles with each qualifying stay. Hilton HHonors provides more rewarding choices than ever before with more than 70 major airline, car rental and other travel-related companies.

Hilton Garden Inn developments represent one of the cornerstones of Hilton`s franchise growth strategy. More than 225 Hilton Garden Inn properties are currently open or under development in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill address is 21 Westage Drive, Fishkill, NY 12524; phone: 845/896-7100; fax: 845/896-7111. The hotel is located off of exit 13 at the intersection of Interstate 84 and Route 9, approximately 14 miles from the Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, NY. Nearby attractions include West Point Military Academy, The Culinary Institute of America, Vanderbilt Mansion, Franklin D. Roosevelt`s Home & Museum, Marist College, Vassar College and Mount St. Mary`s College, and nearby corporations include IBM and the Gap/Old Navy/Banana Republic Distribution Center.

The Hilton Garden Inn brand is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,000 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world`s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton(R), Conrad(TM), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R), Hilton Grand Vacations Company(R) and Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton.

To find out more about Hilton Garden Inn Poughkeepsie/Fishkill or make reservations, please visit our Web site at www.hiltongardeninn.com or call 1-800-HILTONS from the U.S. and Canada, or call the hotel directly.