Pike Place Market, the Experience Music Project, the Seattle Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum are all within one mile of the new hotel. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn.

SEATTLE and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of peaceful and energizing hotels, announced today the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown, representing an addition to the brand's growing portfolio of more than 625 hotels worldwide.

Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown (developed and owned by Touchstone, a Seattle-based developer) is managed by The Hotel Group.

"We are excited to welcome the newest Hilton Garden Inn to downtown Seattle," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "The central location between Puget Sound and Lake Washington provides the perfect destination for travelers to explore the area and experience the brand's signature service, style and Satisfaction PromiseTM."

In addition to its close proximity to many international companies like Amazon.com, Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown is situated at the intersection of the downtown shopping district, including Pacific Place, Nordstrom, and Westlake Center and convenient to the Pike-Pine Corridor, Capitol Hill, and South Lake Union.  This location offers guests some of Seattle's most popular dining and entertainment attractions. Visitors will enjoy the scenery of the Pacific Northwest and the hotel's central location within walking distance to the Washington State Convention Center.  Pike Place Market, the Experience Music Project, the Seattle Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum are all within one mile of the new hotel. Guests will enjoy the warm appreciative Hilton Garden Inn Team Members for additional local area recommendations.

"Downtown Seattle is full of vibrant culture and entertainment," said Carl Anton, general manager. "This ideal location will allow business and leisure travelers to enjoy what this city has to offer. Our new hotel provides spacious guest rooms equipped with modern amenities and exceptional service from our staff to help make their stay memorable."

The Hilton Garden Inn brand is named "Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upscale Hotel Chains" by J.D. Power and offers the high-end amenities and welcoming services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while on the road. All Hilton Garden Inn guests will see why Life's Better at the GardenTM through amenities offered at each Hilton Garden Inn location, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an indoor pool. The hotel also features an attractive lobby bar and lounge, as well as three meeting rooms offering more than 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.

The Garden Grille and Bar® offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast and 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 and frozen, microwaveable packaged items.

All 222 guest rooms boast the brand's signature bedding, featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; 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 Keurig coffee maker.

Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown participates 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 reservations, please visit Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown, or call +1 206 467 7770.

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

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

Contacts:
Carl Anton
General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown
+1 206 467 7770
carl.anton@hilton.com

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

About Touchstone
Touchstone is a Seattle-based developer with more than 30 years of experience developing commercial real estate across the Puget Sound region. Touchstone is committed to sustainable long-term growth for our region, and builds highly-efficient, transit-oriented office, hotel and mixed-use projects primarily in close-in urban neighborhoods. Learn more at www.touchstonenw.com.

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn 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 stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offers full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 770 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 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 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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