MERRILLVILLE, Ind., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over management of the Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville in Indiana and the Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates in Illinois. These hotels mark White Lodging's 18th and 19th Hilton Garden Inn properties in its portfolio.
"We are extremely excited to have the Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville join the White Lodging family of hotels," said Regional Director of Operations Chris Majchrowicz. "The hotel and team do an outstanding job and will be a welcome addition to the Northwest Indiana team."
Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville will be brought into the White Lodging portfolio under the leadership of Majchrowicz.
Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates will be brought into the White Lodging portfolio under the leadership of Regional Vice President Mark Aftanski and General Manager Adam Miller.
"We are excited to be taken over by White Lodging and look forward to taking our scores to the next level for our guests," said Miller. Miller has 14 years of hospitality experience, and will continue to be the general manager after the acquisition.
"We are very excited to continue to grow our portfolio and strengthen our presence in the Chicago Suburbs," said Aftanski. "This hotel is a great asset in a prime location. We know our guests will enjoy everything this hotel has to offer."
The 124-room Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville is located at the Northeast corner of the intersection of I-65 and Route 30. This area is commonly known as the crossroads of Northwest Indiana and is within 45 minutes of downtown Chicago. Business guests are conveniently located to IBM, U.S. Steel and NiSource corporate headquarters. Nearby attractions include Deep River Water, Southlake Mall and Horseshoe Casino. The hotel also features 3,500 sq. feet of meeting and event space.
The 184-room Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates is conveniently located on I-90 with easy access to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). The hotel features 2,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space with on-site catering. Guests can enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment just minutes from the hotel including the Arboretum of South Barrington, the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Poplar Creek Country Club and Sears Centre Arena.
The Hilton Garden Inn brand is named "Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upscale Hotel Chains" by J.D. Power and offers the 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 Garden™ through amenities offered at each Hilton Garden Inn location, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour business center with Print Spots™ remote printing, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an indoor pool.
The Garden Grill and Bar® offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as 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 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 Merrillville and Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates 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.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-recognized, peaceful and energizing hotel brand that continually strives to ensure today's busy travelers are appreciated and have everything they need to be most productive on the road. Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart during their stay. Approachable and professional team members operating at over 625 hotels around the world are committed to providing a welcoming and dependable hotel experience for every guest, every time which is reflected in the satisfaction promise to do whatever it takes to ensure every guest is satisfied, or they don't pay. You can count on us. Guaranteed™. With Hilton's award-winning digital check-in with room selection tool, Hilton HHonors members can log into their accounts and choose their exact room from a digital floor plan, as well as customize their room prior to arrival with amenity requests. The service is available for 650,000+ rooms at more than 4,100 properties across 11 brands worldwide.Visit, www.hgi.com or news.hiltongardeninn.com for more information.
White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company focused on developing and operating premium-branded hotels in growing urban markets across the United States. The company is a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels. Its current portfolio consists of more than 161 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Preferred Hotels & Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group. For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com.
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