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Hilton Garden Inn Set to Open in English Market Town

Hilton Garden Inn Abingdon Oxford due to open in 2018 following multi million redevelopment

March 30, 2017  |  This information originated in U.K. English.
 

OXFORD, UK and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Abingdon Lodge Hotel Ltd, a subsidiary of Esher based Coldunell Ltd, to open a Hilton Garden Inn, Abingdon Oxford. The existing Oxford Abingdon Hotel will undergo a comprehensive redevelopment, increasing the number of guest rooms by over 100% through a new four story extension. The 150 guest room hotel is expected to open in summer 2018 when the extension, which will include a new lounge bar, restaurant, function rooms and fitness centre, is due for completion. The existing hotel will remain open throughout the extension works, and current bedrooms will be fully renovated when the new wing is complete.

Hilton Garden Inn Abingdon Oxford joins 100 Hilton Garden Inn properties trading or under development in Europe.

Founded in 1959, Coldunell Ltd owns five hotels in the UK. The Oxford Abingdon Hotel's conversion to Hilton Garden Inn is part of a wider plan to improve Coldunell's current portfolio of hotels.

Hilton Garden Inn Abingdon Oxford will be situated on Marcham Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1TZ.

For more news on Hilton Garden Inn visit news.hgi.com.

CONTACT:
Padraig Crowley
Hilton - EMEA
padraig.crowley@hilton.com
+44 (0) 20 7856 8500

About M&T Hotel Management
M & T Hotel Management is one of Europe's leading hotel management companies. It was formed by Sir David Michels and Hugh Taylor OBE in 2009 and now looks after over 30 hotels in the UK. It has a proven track record in working closely with all hotel operators, stakeholders and lenders, to optimise value for its owner and investor clients. The team has a wealth of experience in all European markets, and are experts in hotel management and operational performance across the Continent. Peter Hales, Managing Director said we are very excited to be working with Hilton Garden Inn and bringing the brand to Oxford Abingdon."

About Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. About Hilton Garden Inn The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities they prefer for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms that Hilton Garden Inn will do whatever it takes to ensure every guest is satisfied, or they don’t pay. You can count on us. Guaranteed™. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving cooked-to-order breakfast daily and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members operating at more than 740 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying hospitality experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.