Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hilton Garden Inn Opens As Part of Ninth Street District Development

The Ninth Street District in Durham is where this place shows off its college town charm.  The street is lined with old growth trees, funky shops, restaurants and bars.  Adjacent to the street was a more than 20 acre parcel of land that had been undeveloped for decades.  In the last few years, construction has brought residences and a shopping center, and now a new hotel.

Just in time for the holidays, Hilton Garden Inn has announced the opening of the 128 room Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center. The hotel joins more than 65 others in Durham that offer over 8,000 rooms.

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

The hotel offers guests complimentary Wi-Fi; 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.

There are four additional hotels either under construction or to begin shortly in Downtown Durham alone.  Read more about them here, and keep track of all hotel construction in Durham here.

For more information on places to stay in Durham visit this website.

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