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New Hampton Inn Opens in Iowa City

93-room property brings Hamptonality to Iowa

December 03, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 93-room Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area located at 4 Sturgis Corner Drive.

"Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today," said Ginger Sickels, general manager of the Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area. "Quality accommodations and amenities combined with proactive, friendly service from our team members - all backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee - make us highly competitive in the Iowa City area."

The Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area, which is owned by Ravi Lodging Inc. and managed by Hawkeye Hotels, Inc.,  potentially set a new record for Hampton Hotels and Hilton Worldwide as the most quickly constructed hotel, built in just 131 days. It is the second Hampton property in Iowa City, ahead of one more Hampton hotel slated to be opened in Iowa and more than 250 Hampton properties in the pipeline in the U.S.

Situated along the Iowa River and within minutes of the University of Iowa Hospital and Campus, the Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area offers easy access to many popular Iowa City attractions, including its historic downtown area - home to Iowa's first capital building - as well as many fantastic shopping and dining opportunities. The hotel is also conveniently located less than two miles from Kinnick Stadium, home of Iowa Hawkeyes football.

The hotel features amenities such as a free, hot breakfast, business center and modern fitness center as well as an indoor pool and whirlpool. All guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton bedTM, free high-speed internet access, lap desk and HDTV.

Hampton Hotels is distinguished by its unique culture of hospitality - called "Hamptonality."  This term describes each hotel's approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests' needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things do around town.  Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and art work, highlighting each property's connection and support to its own community.

To find out more information about the Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area or to make a reservation, please visit the hotel's website here or www.hampton.com, or call 1-319-339-8000

Contacts:
Ginger Sickels
General Manager, Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area
410 381 3001
ginger.sickels@hawkeyehotels.com

John Walls
Director, Global Brand Public Relations, Hampton Hotels
901 374 6383
John.Walls@hilton.com

About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, comprising more than 4,660 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties with nearly 765,000 rooms in 102 countries and territories. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of 13 world-class global brands includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree 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 HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including exclusive member rates, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn, and Instagram. About Hampton by Hilton An award-winning leader in the upper mid-priced hotel segment, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers with more than 2,145 properties totaling more than 215,000 rooms in 20 countries and territories. High quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast, multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality which is backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive member rate that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (selected locations) available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app.. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or news.hampton.com and connect online at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.