The new Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center is the second collaboration between The Olympia Companies and SMART Hotels, with the goal of providing exceptional lodging facilities for Duke University and the Duke Medical Center guests. The hotel is managed by Olympia Hotel Management. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn.

DURHAM, N.C. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, announced the opening of the 128-room Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center, representing an addition to the brand's growing portfolio of more than 570 hotels worldwide. 

The new Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center is the second collaboration between The Olympia Companies and SMART Hotels, with the goal of providing exceptional lodging facilities for Duke University and the Duke Medical Center guests. The hotel is managed by Olympia Hotel Management.

Within walking distance to the 9th Street dining and entertainment district, the Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center provides amenities to ensure guests have everything they need whether traveling for business or pleasure. 

"Uniquely situated adjacent to the University and medical center and just minutes to downtown Durham, the Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center is ideally located to ensure our guests experience the best in the city," said Abigail Flynn, general manager, Hilton Garden Inn Durham/ University Medical Center. "Combined with our unique lobby, spacious rooms, and convenient transportation to the Duke campus we can ensure guests have everything they need to work, rest and play." 

Flynn also notes that the hotel will be LEED certified and has already earned the highest recognition from North Carolina Green Lodging Initiative.

All Hilton Garden Inn guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel; a 24-hour business center; state-of-the-art fitness center; and an indoor pool. The Garden Grille and Bar® offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast, dinner, cocktails, and evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages as well as freshly prepared, frozen and microwaveable packaged items.

Each guest room boasts the brand's signature Garden Sleep System bed; a spacious and clutter free work desk, with an ergonomic desk chair; and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven and coffee maker. The hotel also features three meeting rooms offering more than 1,456 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates. 

For more information or to make reservations for Hilton Garden Inn Durham/ University Medical Center, please visit the hotel website or call +1 919 286 0774. 

Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com and www.news.hgi.com

Contacts:
Jennifer Hughes
Hilton Garden Inn
+1 901 374 6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

Abigail Flynn
Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center
+1 919 286 0774
abigail.flynn@hilton.com

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 for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. If something isn’t just the way you like it, simply let any hotel Team Member know, and we will make it right. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 750 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying 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.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 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 Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, 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.

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