Home2 Suites by Hilton® opens first property in Georgia

19th Sep 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton® opens first property in Georgia

Home2 Suites by Hilton, the award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern business travelers and extended-stay guests, announced the opening of its twelfth U.S. hotel in Columbus, Georgia. The Home2 Suites Columbus is the first property for the brand in the state.

The Home2 Suites Columbus is the first property for the brand in the state. The hotel joins 11 other Home2 Suites already open in Fayetteville, N.C., Layton, Utah, Baltimore, Md., San Antonio, Texas, West Valley City, Utah, North Charleston, S.C., Lexington Park, Md.; Jacksonville, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Biloxi, Miss.; and Charlotte, N.C. The first guest to check-in today received a set of Home2’s microfiber sheets.

“Our continued entry into new markets for the brand underscores the depth and adaptability of the Home2 Suites product, and its ability to meet owner and developer needs,” said Bill Duncan, global head, Home2 Suites by Hilton. “We look forward to incorporating more destination options which offer the right mix of local attractions and business activity, like Columbus, into our portfolio, and bringing Home2 Suites’ signature extended stay added value to more cities.”

The four-story, 81-suite hotel is located at 1664 Whittlesey Rd., Columbus, Ga., close to the Columbus Metropolitan Airport, various local businesses, including General Dynamics, Aflac, Synovus and Columbus Regional, and military establishments, including Fort Benning. Nearby attractions include the Chattahoochee RiverWalk, the Civil War Naval Museum, Columbus State University and the Coca Cola Space Science Center.  The property is owned by Nirvana LLC and managed by RAM Hotels.

The hotel offers easy access to technology and inviting community spaces, as well as the trademark Home2 Suites amenities standard in all properties, such as the Oasis lobby area, the Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, Spin2 Cycle and the “Inspired Table” complimentary breakfast.  The hotel is also pet-friendly, and features a dedicated outdoor area for four-legged guests.


Home2 Suites by Hilton currently operates 12 hotels and has nearly 70 properties in its development pipeline. The brand currently has 10 properties under active construction in Frisco, Texas; Oxford, Ala.; Huntsville, Ala.; Jackson/Ridgeland, Miss.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Rahway, N.J.; Baltimore, Md.; Augusta, Ga.; Austin, Texas; and Nashville, Tenn.  Future properties are slated for many of the nation’s major markets, including Houston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Denver.  Home2 Suites also is approved for expansion into Canada and Mexico.


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