AKRON, Ohio and MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) global upscale, All Suites brand, announced today the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport, the newest addition to its growing portfolio of Midwestern locations. The hotel is owned by CPX Canton Airport LLC and managed by Commonwealth Hotel Collection.
The 150-suite hotel is situated in the beautiful suburb of North Canton, off of Interstate 77 and just minutes from popular Canton, Akron and Cleveland attractions and historic sites, among them the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, and the National First Ladies' Library.
"Our newest Embassy Suites by Hilton offers travelers a relaxed yet sophisticated experience that makes them feel right at home," said Bill Duncan, global head, Embassy Suites by Hilton. "This attractive, modern hotel is an exciting addition to our brand and is sure to strengthen our growing presence throughout the Midwest."
Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport features a distinctly contemporary design, accented with natural elements and colors. From its heated indoor swimming pool to the well-equipped exercise facility featuring Life Fitness machines, guests may relax after a long day of meetings or sightseeing. The hotel also provides 24/7 access to the business center and a complimentary shuttle service within a ten-mile radius.
The hotel offers the brand's signature amenities, including its free made-to-order breakfast and two-hour complimentary Evening Reception* with snacks and beverages. Its Driftwood Restaurant offers mouthwatering on-site options for lunch and dinner, featuring a wide variety of classic American cuisine. Specialty entrees include 48-Hour Braised Short Rib, Chilean Sea Bass with Fire Roasted Red Pepper Risotto, custom blended Driftwood Brisket Burger and house-made desserts, including the Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake with Sticky Bun Drizzle. The lobby bar, Sidelines, offers a vast selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks. In addition, guests desiring a grab-and-go meal or late night snack may visit the gift shop, which is conveniently open 24/7.
Each of the hotel's two-room suites includes either two queen beds or one king bed, and a separate living room with a pull-out queen-sized sleeper sofa. All suites are equipped with two 42-inch LCD TVs, microwave, refrigerator, wet bar, Wi-Fi service and much more – including a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®.
"The Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport brings a unique and dynamic hotel option to the burgeoning Akron-Canton-Cleveland area," said Stacy O'Reilly, general manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport. "Our staff is prepared and excited to provide the brand's award-winning hospitality and amenities to all guests, whether here for business, leisure or family fun."
The hotel's ballroom, conference room and professional boardroom combine to offer more than 6,000 square feet of event space, making the hotel an ideal fit for corporate meetings, weddings and other special events accommodating up to 500 guests. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified™ by Embassy Suites by Hilton package from $42 per person, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord, and all-day non-alcoholic beverage service.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport is just three miles south of the Akron-Canton Airport and offers round-trip complimentary shuttle service to and from the hotel. Business travelers will enjoy the hotel's convenient location near to a number of leading corporate headquarters and offices, including The Timken Company, TimkenSteel, Diebold Corporation, The Kenan Advantage Group, Shearer's Foods and Fresh Mark Inc.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always receive the lowest price with Hilton's Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi access, digital check-in, Digital Key and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. To celebrate the opening of the hotel, double points will be offered on stays from February 16 through August 16, 2016.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Akron Canton Airport is located at 7883 Freedom Avenue, N.W., North Canton, Ohio, 44720. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit embassysuites.com or call +1 330 305 0500.
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About Embassy Suites by Hilton Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide's 12 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full-service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has over 220 hotels with more than 40 in the pipeline. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in and choose their room. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton at news.embassysuites.com, www.facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and www.twitter.com/EmbassySuites.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 97 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of thirteen world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,600 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 758,000 rooms in 100 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree 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 HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
SOURCE Commonwealth Hotel Collection