Homewood Suites Opens in Houston

26th Aug 2003

Homewood Suites by Hilton(R), the national brand of upscale all-suite, residential-style hotels, has announced the opening of the 64-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel in Houston, Texas. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Beltway 8 Near Intercontinental Airport is owned and managed by Greenspoint Airport, LP.
The newly constructed hotel represents another addition to the growing roster of the more than 120 Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels.
“The need for upscale hotels that cater to guests staying five or more consecutive nights continues to exceed the available supply in Houston,” said Maria Crump, the hotel`s general manager.
“Our new 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 and complimentary grocery shopping service(a) by the hotel,” she added.
The three-story Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Beltway 8 Near Intercontinental Airport offers 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(a), exercise facilities and a 24-hour on-site Suite Shop(R) convenience store.
Additional hotel amenities include an outdoor pool and whirlpool, on-demand videos, and a sports court and picnic area. The hotel also features more than 670 square feet of meeting space and a complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to Bush Intercontinental Airport. Each suite of the hotel has a fully equipped kitchen, featuring a microwave oven, full-size refrigerator, twin-burner stove, dishwasher and all the necessary pots, pans and utensils. Each suite also contains a remote-controlled television, an iron/ironing board, and two telephones with dual lines. The guest suites also have complimentary high-speed Internet access.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Beltway 8 Near Intercontinental Airport`s address is: 1340 North Sam Houston Parkway East, Houston, Texas. The hotel is located four miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport and less than ten miles from the downtown area. It is also located near Sam Houston Race Track, Redstone Golf Course, and Splashtown, and is convenient to the Beltway 8, which accesses all areas of Houston. The hotel is located in the greater Greenspoint area, which is home to many corporations such as ExxonMobil(R), Shell(R) and Halliburton(R).
Created in 1989, Homewood Suites by Hilton today has 125 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. Guests can also enjoy a daily complimentary hot breakfast and weekday evening Manager`s Reception(a) in the hotel`s Lodge. Additional guest services at Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels include a complimentary grocery shopping service(b) and a complete business center. 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 www.homewood-suites.com or call 1-800-CALL-HOME(R). Homewood Suites is a member of the Hilton HHonors(R) guest reward program that allows its members to DoubleDip(R) by simultaneously accumulating both airline miles and hotel points 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 2,000 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) and Homewood Suites by Hilton(R).
(a) Subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
—(b) Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.
HHonors(R), Double Dip(R) and Double Dipping(R) are trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide, L.L.C. The following service marks are owned by Hilton Hospitality, Inc.: Hilton(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R) and Homewood Suites by Hilton(R). Conrad(R) is owned by Conrad Hospitality, LLC.



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