The new Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside complements the city’s diverse culture and local attractions that both domestic and international travelers enjoy. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn.

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside and Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside, bringing a total of 364 new rooms to the heart of downtown San Diego. The opening further establishes Hilton Worldwide's strong presence in California, and it is another prime example of the company's expansion into urban areas.

"San Diego brings in more than 34 million visitors each year*, and with the large number of business and leisure travelers, it's beneficial to offer a variety of options," said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "As a dual-brand property, this new hotel in San Diego will not only meet the demands of this booming tourism market, but provide diverse accommodations for visitors with varying needs."

The new Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside complements the city's diverse culture and local attractions that both domestic and international travelers enjoy.

Both properties are located at 2137 Pacific Highway, offering guests a central location and convenient access to the best of San Diego's local attractions. Nestled between Little Italy and San Diego Bay, the hotel is near the San Diego Cruise Terminals, Seaport Village, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Zoo. Guests can also explore the Old Town, Coronado Island and Mission Bay, which is just a short distance from the hotel's doorsteps.

The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas than what would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefiting both business and leisure travelers. The hotel has one distinct lobby, two outdoor courtyards for connecting and relaxing, a standalone restaurant, fitness center, and rooftop pool enhancing the guest experience. The hotel also offers 4,500 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space that can accommodate up to 300 people. Property-wide amenities include a 24-hour Pantry Market, valet parking, laundry service, and a business center.

Hilton Garden Inn has partnered with Los Angeles based restaurant consultants, New School Consulting, to offer guests an elevated on-property dining experience at Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen. The neighborhood restaurant concept will serve coastal-inspired fare along with an exciting selection of craft cocktails, local beers and west coast wines*. Guests can relax and enjoy breakfast or dinner in its vibrant dining room, al fresco in either of its bay view patios, or in the privacy of their own guest room through evening in-room dining.

In addition, The Pantry Market is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages, and frozen, microwaveable packaged items. Guests will also see why Life's Better at the GardenTM through amenities and services offered at each location, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing.  Each Hilton Garden Inn guest room feature a king or two queen beds as well as an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig coffee maker.

Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a combination of studio and one bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are also afforded all the essentials they need for a comfortable and convenient stay - complimentary Wi-Fi, daily full-hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday in The Lodge, and grocery shopping service***.  

"Equipped with comfortable amenities, a convenient shared front desk experience, and an incredible location, our properties are poised to be an innovative solution for vacationers, business travelers, and event planners alike," said Mark Ziomek, general manager. "Our team looks forward to providing guests a relaxing and personalized experience while they enjoy all that San Diego has to offer."

Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton. For more information or to make a reservation, visit Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside or call +1 619 696 6300 and Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside or call +1 619 696 7000.

Read more at news.hgi.com  and news.homewoodsuites.com.

*SOURCE: San Diego Tourism Authority
**Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
***Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.

CONTACTS:
Jennifer Hughes
Director, Brand Public Relations Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

Kristen Wells
Director, Brand Public Relations Hilton Worldwide
+1 703 883 5826
kristen.wells@hilton.com

Jeanine Karp
For Hilton Worldwide
+1 305 448 3754
jeanine.karp@rbbcommunications.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.

About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 435 locations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, is an award-winning leader. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for an extended or quick overnight stay, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites, featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast and complimentary evening social every Monday-Thursday. 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. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or news.homewoodsuites.com.

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