Hilton Garden Introduce Newest Hotel

Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 128-room Hilton Garden Inn® Charleston Airport, in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Low Country Hotels owns the newly constructed Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport, under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., the franchise subsidiary of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. LinGate Hospitality manages the hotel.

“Hilton Garden Inn has emerged as an established brand that gives the cost-conscious business and leisure traveler what they need when away from home,” said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president - brand management, Hilton Garden Inn. “As the brand continues to open and develop properties throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, we are rapidly becoming a recognized leader in the upper end of the mid-priced lodging segment.”

The five-story structure Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport features: a signature glass-walled pavilion housing the reception desk; a Pavilion Pantry® with a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items, and sundries; the Great American Grill®, offering freshly prepared breakfast and dinner; room service available during dinner hours; a comfortable lounge area with a television and fireplace; four meeting rooms with 3,100 square feet of flexible meeting space; one boardroom; a 24-hour, complimentary business center; a fitness room; heated oudoor swimming pool and whirlpool; 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: 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.

“The hotel`s residential feel will appeal greatly to frequent travelers seeking a residential atmosphere with a blend of Southern hospitality,” said Brian Berry, hotel general manager. “This is what makes the Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport the perfect choice when visiting relatives and friends in the area.”

Members of the Hilton HHonors® guest reward program can also earn Points & Miles® for every qualifying stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport.

The Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport is located at 5265 International Blvd., North Charleston, South Carolina 29418; phone: 843/308-9330; fax: 843/308-9331. The hotel is situated at the intersection of I-526 and International Blvd., and is approximately two miles from downtown Charleston and the Charleston International Airport.

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®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations Company® and Homewood Suites® 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.