TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton, recently recognized Embassy Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown at the 2017 All Suites Brands by Hilton Celebration in New Orleans, LA.  The hotel was honored with the Connie Pride Merit Award for being ranked among the Top Five Embassy Suites by Hilton, out of 238 properties.  Additionally, General Manager, Steven Hoida, also accepted the Excellence in Operational Leadership Award.  

Owned by Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners, LLC and managed by Valor Hospitality Partners and Wilson Hotel Management, the hotel has 154 suites and encompasses over 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.  Additionally, the hotel has a partnership with James Beard, Chef of the South, award winner, Chris Hastings, for the concept of its on-site restaurant, The Side by Side. 

"We could not be prouder of our team in Tuscaloosa." Said Kemmons Wilson, Jr., President, Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners, LLC. "Our ownership group knew opening a hotel in the heart of Tuscaloosa, AL would not only spring-board the downtown area but allow visitors to experience true, southern hospitality and our team has excelled in this area."

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown opened its doors in March 2015 and has been ranked among the top 10 Embassy Suites by Hilton each year.  Additionally, the hotel received the New Hotel of the Year Award in 2016 for outstanding growth and guest satisfaction scores. 

Featuring two-room suites, the property provides free, cooked-to-order breakfast, free Wi-Fi for Hilton Honors guests and a complimentary evening reception with drinks and snacks every night.

Located at 2410 University Boulevard, the hotel offers guests convenient access to The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, and numerous shops and entertainment venues.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown participates in Hilton's award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. For more information or to make reservation, visit Embassy Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown or call +1 205-561-2500.   

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Contacts:
Heather Dill
Director of Sales and Marketing, Embassy Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown
+1 205 561 3420
heather.dill@hilton.com

About Embassy Suites by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 14 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 248 hotels with 47 in the pipeline. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app. For more information, visit embassysuites.com or news.embassysuites.com. Connect online with Embassy Suites by Hilton at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection 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 Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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