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Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Opens

The newly constructed 176-room Hilton Garden Inn, which provides
accommodations and meeting spaces for business and leisure travelers to
the area, officially opened with a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony
December 3, 2003 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The hotel, owned by Barcelo
Crestline and Armada Hoffler, is managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts,
Wielding the scissors for the ribbon cutting were hotel General Manager
Michael West, The Honorable Meyera Oberndorf, Mayor of Virginia Beach,
Louis Haddad, President/CEO of Armada Hoffler, the master developer for
both the hotel and the Town Center, and dignitaries from Crestline Hotels
& Resorts, Inc. and Barcelo Crestline. Mr. West, Mayor Oberndorf, Mr.
Haddad and Dave Durbin, President & Chief Executive Officer of Crestline
Hotels & Resorts, Inc. delivered remarks fitting the occasion. A reception
and tours followed the ceremony. A jazz combo from Hampton University
entertained as guests enjoyed hors d`oeuvres and beverages interspersed
throughout the facility.

The Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach Town Center is part of the
public/private Town Center development that consists of office buildings,
retail outlets and a future performing arts center. The seven-story, 176-
guestroom hotel features over 2700 square feet of meeting and event space,
a complimentary 24-hour business center, guestrooms with an oversized work
desk plus two telephones and complimentary high speed Internet access. All
guests will enjoy the microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker in every
guestroom. The property offers a complimentary swimming pool, whirlpool
and fitness center, and a Pavilion Pantry(TM) convenience mart which sells
snacks and sundry items 24-hours a day.
Just 10 miles from the oceanfront, The Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach is
located within the City`s emerging Central Business District at The Town
Center of Virginia Beach with numerous dining and entertainment options.
Near the corner of Virginia Beach and Independence Boulevards, the hotel
is directly off of I-264 and across the street from the Pembroke Mall. For
reservations or more information, contact the hotel directly at (757)
326-6200 or call 1-800-HILTONS or visit their website
About the Companies:

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. manages and leases 39 hotels, resorts and
conference and convention centers with over 8300 rooms in seventeen states
and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages
properties independently and under such well-regarded brands as Marriott,
Hilton, Renaissance, Wyndham and Radisson. Additional information about
the hotel management company is available at the company`s web site:
Barcelo Crestline Corporation is the parent company of Crestline Hotels &
Resorts, Inc. Barcelo Crestline also leases and has investments in hotel
properties. Additional information about Barcelo Crestline is available at
the company`s web site:

Armada Hoffler is one of the nation`s premier commercial real estate and
construction companies specializing in the development, construction and
ownership of quality, institutional-grade real estate located in primary
markets throughout the U.S. Over the past 24 years, Armada Hoffler has
developed and built more than 16.4 million square feet of commercial real
estate with a market value in excess of $2 billion. Additional information
is available on the company`s web site: