Homewood Suites by Hilton opens hotel in Ocala, Florida Wednesday 9 January 2008 PDF Print Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, has opened the 99-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel Ocala – Heath Brook, Florida. The hotel is owned and managed by Ocala Inn & Suites, LLC and represents another addition to the growing roster of more than 215 Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels nationwide. “The new hotel’s location, minutes away from equestrian venues, a short drive from Ocala's Historic Downtown Square and beautiful natural attractions and just steps from the city's newest shopping district, makes our city an ideal market for an upscale, extended-stay hotel like Homewood Suites by Hilton,” said Danny Santiago general manager. “Our hotel is designed for guests who stay for five or more nights, but is also perfect for short stays and families who need to feel more at home while they are traveling,” Santiago said. “We are the ideal place for those travelers who are away from home or the office for several days but still need to have a full kitchen, executive business center and complimentary high-speed Internet access.” The Homewood Suites by Hilton Ocala at Heath Brook is conveniently located near many local tourist attractions including shopping at Market Street at Heath Brook and thoroughbred horse farms. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Ocala – Heath Brook features residential-style studio, one- bedroom and two-bedroom hotel rooms with fully equipped kitchens and spacious sleeping and living areas that are large enough for work, study, entertaining or relaxing. In an effort to help guests be more productive, complimentary high-speed internet is available in each guest suite, as well as in the Lodge and meeting rooms. In addition, the Hilton Family of Hotels custom-designed its own clock for each guest suite, featuring one of the easiest-to-set alarms. What's more, the new clocks also feature a connection cable for MP3 players and other portable music devices including ipods, an addition Hilton made after research revealed that consumers prefer to maintain their own music lifestyles while on the road. About Homewood Suites by Hilton Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand has more than 215 hotels open with another 125 in the pipeline. Beyond its spacious suites and home-like amenities, Homewood Suites guests can find at each suite hotel an on-site Suite Shop convenience store, exercise facility and guest laundry at most locations. Guests can also enjoy a daily complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast and a Welcome Home reception featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings. Additional guest services at Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels include a complimentary grocery shopping service* and a complete business center at most locations. Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,800 hotels and 480,000 rooms in 76 countries and territories, including 100,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises a hotel portfolio of some of the best known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations, Homewood Suites by Hilton and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection. Hilton Hotels Corporation’s sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Team will extend through the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, and includes the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Team(s) and the 2007 U.S. Pan-Am Team. # # # *Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply HHonors, Double Dip and Double Dipping are trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide, L.L.C. Hilton HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles, and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions. Nancy Gearin Director Brand Marketing Hilton Brand Communications Homewood Suites by Hilton 755 Crossover Lane Memphis Tennessee 38117 US (901)374-6423 http://www.homewoodsuites.com/ *********************************** This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of pr-sending-enterprises in the following categories: Men's Interest, Leisure & Hobbies, Women's Interest & Beauty, Travel, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.