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Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens in Orlando

Homewood Suites by Hilton, the
national brand of upscale all-suite, residential-style hotels, today
announced the opening of the 99-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel in
Orlando, Fla. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-UCF is owned by
Benderson Development Company, Inc. and is managed by Buffalo Lodging
Associates. The newly constructed hotel represents another addition to the growing
roster of the more than 135 Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels nationwide.
It joins eight other hotels in Florida either in the design phase or
currently under construction.
“Our hotel is designed for guests who stay for an extended amount of
time and who want to feel more at home while they are traveling,” said
Doug Brewster, the hotel’s general manager. “Whether families or
business travelers, we are the ideal place for those travelers who need
to have all of the benefits of home and office, right in their suite -
everything from a full kitchen to high speed Internet access.”
The four-story Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-UCF features
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 Suite
Start? hot breakfast each morning in the hotel’s hospitality center—
called the “Lodge,” and a Welcome Home® reception* with a complimentary
light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings free local phone
calls, exercise facilities and a 24-hour on-site Suite Shop* convenience
store. Complimentary grocery shopping service? and complimentary
high-speed Internet access is available in all guest suites, in addition
to wireless Internet access in the Lodge and meeting room.
        Additional hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool
and whirlpool, sports court, on-site business center and 700 square feet
of meeting space. The fully equipped kitchen in each suite of the hotel
features a microwave oven, full-size refrigerator, twin-burner stove,
dishwasher and all the necessary pots, pans and utensils. Guest suites
also feature a remote-controlled television, an iron/ironing board, and
two telephones with dual lines.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-UCF’s address is: 3028 North
Alafaya Trail in Orlando. The hotel is located less than one mile from
the University of Central Florida, and near the Central Florida Research
Park and such business as Siemens, Lockheed Martin and AT&T.