Embassy Suites Hotel Sacramento—Riverfront Promenade Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June , 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE)—Embassy Suites Hotels, the national brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, announced today that the newly constructed 242-suite Embassy Suites Hotel Sacramento—Riverfront Promenade, located on Capitol Mall in Sacramento, Calif., has opened. The hotel represents the 169th hotel in the growing Embassy Suites Hotels brand.
The Embassy Suites Hotel Sacramento—Riverfront Promenade is owned by Sacramento Hotel Partners, LLC and is managed by Hilton Hotels Corporation.

“Offering spectacular views of the Sacramento River, the Embassy Suites Hotel features intricate ironwork, artwork and fountains designed by area artisans, which lends to the hotel`s overall uniqueness,” said John Kehriotis, developer and managing partner. “I am delighted to showcase this exciting hotel as the newest all-suite, upscale property in downtown Sacramento.”

“Our location in the thriving riverfront area, coupled with the strong Embassy Suites Hotels brand recognition, is a formula for success,” said Mark Snyder, senior vice president—brand management, Embassy Suites Hotels. “Supported by Hilton`s powerful Hilton HHonors(R) program, global sales force and cross-selling from Hilton Reservations Worldwide, this hotel has multiple advantages that will facilitate its success in a competitive marketplace.”

The hotel features more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, including the largest ballroom at 3,050 square feet, a business center, concierge services, courtesy transportation, and a small gift shop. The atrium lobby features a 14-foot cascading waterfall and tranquil streams. Recreational facilities include an indoor pool, whirlpool and a health club.

Spacious, two-room suites include a separate living area with a sofa bed, private bedroom and bath, televisions in each room, a wet bar, refrigerator, microwave oven, work desk, High-Speed Internet Access, dual-line phones and voice mail.


“The spaciousness of authentic two-room suites, enabling guests to separate work and play, will greatly appeal to business travelers,” said Steve Mammet, general manager. “And the lush, tropical-style atrium lobby, coupled with the recreational facilities available at the hotel, will attract leisure travelers seeking a refreshing getaway.”

In addition, the hotel offers a full, complimentary, cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and a two-hour nightly Manager`s Reception(a), popular with both business and leisure travelers. Bistro 100, an upscale California bistro, offers riverside dining. Room service also is available.

Members of the Hilton HHonors(R) guest reward program can earn Points & Miles(TM) at the Embassy Suites Hotel Sacramento - Riverfront Promenade. HHonors(R) is the only hotel program that allows any of its members to Double Dip(R) by simultaneously accumulating both airline miles and hotel points for the same stay.

Located on Capitol Mall, the hotel is conveniently situated directly across from Old Sacramento shopping and restaurants, one-half mile from the State Capitol and the Sacramento Convention Center and 10 miles from the airport. The hotel`s address is: 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814; phone: 916/326-5000; fax: 916/326-5001.

Embassy Suites Hotels, in 1983, was the first all-suite upscale hotel brand to enter the industry.

Embassy Suites Hotels is a part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, an internationally recognized, 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, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, and Homewood Suites by Hilton.

For more information or reservations, please call 1-800/EMBASSY, visit www.embassysuites.com, or call your professional travel agent.

The following service marks are owned by Hilton Hospitality, Inc.: Hilton(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Grand Vacations Company(R) and Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton. Conrad(TM) is owned by Conrad Hospitality, LLC. HHonors(R), Double Dip(R) and Double Dipping(R) are trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide, L.L.C.