SAN ANTONIO and MCLEAN, VA – November 12, 2013 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, announces today the opening of its newest property in San Antonio, Texas. The third property in the area, the San Antonio debut demonstrates Homewood Suites’ strong commitment to expanding in major U.S. urban markets as well as the overall demand for extended-stay hotels.

 

Located 12 miles from downtown San Antonio and just minutes from SeaWorld San Antonio and Lackland Air Force Base, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Antonio Southwest / SeaWorld will be the brand’s third hotel in the San Antonio area.  The four-story, 109-suite hotel, owned by SAT WestLakes, INC, will create 25 permanent jobs and is managed by Baywood Hotels, Inc. General Manager Margie Cooper and Director of Sales Samuel Garcia have been in the hotel industry for a combined 36 years.

 

“As one of the largest and fastest growing cities in America, San Antonio is a prime destination for business and leisure travelers, in addition to our nation’s military.  Our hotel provides easy access to all of the “Alamo City’s” most popular attractions and several of our local bases,” said Margie Cooper, general manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Antonio Southwest/ Sea World. “Business and leisure guests will appreciate our warm Texas hospitality, all-suite accommodations with fully-equipped kitchens, and amenities and services such as complimentary Wi-Fi and daily breakfast.”

 

Homewood Suites San Antonio Southwest / SeaWorld offers studio and one-bedroom suites, with additional guest amenities including a full evening meal with drinks* Monday-Thursday in the hotel’s hospitality center – the “Lodge;” 24-hour on-site pantry; complimentary grocery shopping service**; outdoor pool; fully-equipped fitness center; sports court; spacious outdoor patio area complete with an outdoor kitchen and gas grills; 700 sq. ft. of meeting space; and 24-hour executive business center.

 

The hotel, located at 215 Richland Hills Drive, provides easy access to restaurants, entertainment venues, nightlife and many popular attractions, including the historic Alamo, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio Zoo, and the famous San Antonio Riverwalk.

 

Homewood Suites San Antonio Southwest/ Sea World participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates. 

 

Read more about Homewood Suites by Hilton at www.homewoodsuites.com and www.homewoodsuitesmediacenter.com.

 

About Homewood Suites by Hilton™

Homewood Suites by Hilton is an upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotel with more than 300 hotels open in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Voted “Top Extended-Stay” hotel by J.D. Power and Associates, Homewood Suites by Hilton is the first choice for guests seeking comfortable, home-like accommodations when traveling for an extended stay. Beyond its spacious suites, which feature separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators, additional value-driven amenities include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast, and healthy, delicious evening meals with drinks every Monday-Thursday. The brand is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information, please visit www.homewoodsuites.com.  

 

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

**Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.

 

 

About Hilton Worldwide 

Hilton Worldwide 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 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 665,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonorsTM. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

 

 

CONTACT:

Jennifer Hughes

Hilton Worldwide

+1 901 374 6518

jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

 

Margie Cooper

Homewood Suites San Antonio Southwest/ Sea World 

+1 210 509 7770

margie.cooper@hilton.com