Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Opens

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug 29, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE)—Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 150-room Hilton Garden Inn(R) Dallas/Allen, in Allen, Texas.
SCI Allen Hotel, Ltd. owns the newly constructed Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., the franchise subsidiary of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. Gateway Hospitality Group manages the hotel.


“Representing our brand`s eighth property in Texas, the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen exemplifies our growing commitment to providing a contemporary, mid-priced hotel product in many communities throughout the state,” said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president—brand management, Hilton Garden Inn. “Our goal is to be the trusted brand to give customers what they need to make their stay a pleasurable experience when away from home.”


The six-story structure Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen 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; 20 suites; a breakfast cafe; room service during dinner hours; a comfortable lounge area with a television and fireplace; six meeting rooms with 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; a 24-hour, complimentary business center; a fitness center; heated outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool; and an on-site guest laundry facility.


Guest room and suite 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: complimentary high-speed Internet access; a spacious work desk with a pull-out shelf for a laptop computer; adjustable lighting; an ergonomic chair; electrical outlets at desk height; and two telephones equipped with two lines, data ports and voice mail.

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“The community of Allen continues to grow in leaps and bounds with an expanding presence of tourist attractions and business corporations,” said Dave Hansen, general manager. “The Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen will provide a unique, affordable and comfortable place for business or leisure travelers to stay when visiting the area. Our hotel is also located near many attractions, including the Allen Premium Outlets and Southfork Ranch.”


Members of the Hilton HHonors(R) guest reward program can also earn Points & Miles(R) for every qualifying stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen.


Just 25 miles from the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen is located at 705 Central Expressway South, Allen, TX 75013; phone: 214/547-1700; fax: 214/547-1705. The hotel is conveniently situated at the Bethany exit (#33) of Central Expressway and is only 30 miles from the sites and sounds of downtown Dallas. Nearby corporations include Daisytek, Experian and Jack Henry & Associates.


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(R), 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 hotels or make reservations, please visit our Web site at www.hiltongardeninn.com or call 1-800-HILTONS from the U.S. and Canada.


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