Located at 1016 20th Street, the Homewood Suites property is located in the downtown Birmingham area, close to University of Alabama at Birmingham and Five Points South District. Credit: Homewood Suites by Hilton.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and MCLEAN, Va. - Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB. Offering 105 new suites, the hotel strengthens the brand's growing presence in urban destinations, and furthers its expansion after reaching the 400th opening milestone.

"Last year, Birmingham had a significant impact on Alabama's tourism sector, accounting for 20 percent of the state's overall visitation*," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton. "The continued growth of the city, coupled with downtown's booming center, provides the ideal opportunity to expand Homewood Suites' offering for both business and leisure travelers to the area."

Developed by Wyatt construction and owned by AUM Enterprise, Inc., Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB complements the city's vibrant downtown area, offering visitors a host of local attractions to enjoy while visiting. The property is also an ideal home base for guests in town for an alumni event or family bonding.

The new hotel offers a combination of studio and one bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are also provided all of the essentials needed for a comfortable and convenient stay - complimentary daily full-hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday, Wi-Fi and grocery shopping service**. Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB also makes it easy for travelers to unwind with an indoor heated pool, fitness center and game room.

Located at 1016 20th Street, the Homewood Suites property is located in the downtown Birmingham area, close to University of Alabama at Birmingham and Five Points South District. Guests have convenient access to the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Alabama Theatre, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, McWane Science Center, Birmingham Zoo and several award-winning restaurants and local corporate offices. Guests can enjoy a variety of historical and cultural venues such as the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the Birmingham Museum of Art, just a few minutes from the hotel. A complimentary shuttle service within a 7-mile radius of the property is also available.  

Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB 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 a reservation, visit Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB or call 205-703-9920.

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

*SOURCE: Alabama Tourism Department

**Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.

Contacts:
Michael Lively
General Manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB
205-703-9920
michael.lively@hilton.com

Kristen Wells
Director, Brand Public Relations, Hilton
703-883-5826
kristen.wells@hilton.com

About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 435 locations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, is an award-winning leader. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for an extended or quick overnight stay, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites, featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast and complimentary evening social every Monday-Thursday. 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 app. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or news.homewoodsuites.com.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 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.