Hilton Signs First Hilton Garden Inn Property in Australia

Rendering of the Hilton Garden Inn Albany
Hilton Garden Inn Albany

108-room Hilton Garden Inn Albany set to open in late 2020

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the signing of the 108-room Hilton Garden Inn Albany, Western Australia. Hilton Garden Inn Albany is the first Hilton Garden Inn signing in Australia, joining Hilton’s existing portfolio of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio Collection by Hilton branded hotels across Australia.

Under a management agreement with Foreshore Investments Albany Pty Ltd, Hilton will manage the new-build hotel upon completion in late 2020.

“Hilton Garden Inn has been focused on penetrating new markets and expanding its presence around the globe, so we are thrilled to announce our entry into Australia in partnership with Foreshore Investments Albany Pty Ltd.,” said John Greenleaf, Senior Vice President, Global Head, Hilton Garden Inn.

Greenleaf added, “With the rise of the middle-class traveller, we believe that the Hilton Garden Inn brand will be extremely well-received in Australia and we look forward to bringing our bright and warm hospitality to travellers visiting the region.”

An award-winning mid-market brand, Hilton Garden Inn offers affordable and comfortable accommodations, as well as thoughtful touches and amenities, to both business and leisure travellers.

Hilton Garden Inn Albany will offer 108-rooms, including eight superior rooms and four corner suites. It will also incorporate a restaurant and bar, a fitness centre and three meeting rooms totaling 165 square metres of space.

Albany, in southern West Australia, is a region known for its rugged natural coastal beauty, beaches, abundance of wildlife and national parks. As the oldest colonial settlement in Western Australia, the region also offers multiple heritage attractions including the Museum of Great Southern and Old Gaol Museum.

Hilton Garden Inn Albany will be located on the waterfront next to the new Albany Entertainment Centre and offer stunning views over the harbour and ocean.

Paul Lionetti, Sole Director, Foreshore Investments Albany Pty Ltd (FIA), said, “We are thrilled to be partnering with Hilton on this project. Hilton Garden Inn Albany will be a fantastic addition to the Albany region, further enhancing the foreshore development area – bringing wonderful economic benefit through employment, increased tourism and business travel.”

Hilton Garden Inn Albany will join 27 operating and 11 pipeline Hilton properties throughout Australasia.