Hilton Hotels & Resorts Debuts New Hotel At Philadelphia’s Penn’s Landing

Waterfront Hotel Provides Instant Access to Dining, Entertainment and Shopping in the Heart of the Nation’s Birthplace

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February 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, a 348-room hotel located in downtown Philadelphia. 

"Hilton continues to grow in the City of Brotherly Love and is proud to welcome Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing to our growing portfolio of more than 550 hotels worldwide," said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. "With breathtaking views, modern amenities and large meeting and event spaces, this property provides the style, comfort and convenience that today's traveler desires."

As one of the only hotels located on the Delaware River waterfront, Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing provides guests with magnificent views of the Philadelphia skyline. The property is just steps away from an array of dining and entertainment options as well as shopping and sightseeing at historical locales such as the Liberty Bell Center, the Betsy Ross House and Independence Hall. In addition, the hotel is conveniently located 15 minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport.

Along with stunning city and waterfront view guest rooms, Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing has 11 suites, a 24-hour business center and 24,000 square feet of meeting space located across two floors. Serving as an excellent setting for weddings and other social events, the Grand Ballroom features 17-foot floor-to-ceiling windows and overlooks the Delaware River, while the Columbus Ballroom overlooks Columbus Park and Marina. Open 24 hours daily, the hotel also has a state-of-the-art fitness center. Guests can enjoy the indoor pool's panoramic views of the river and skyline while they workout. For guests interested in an outdoor workout or to tour the city's sights, bike rentals are also available.

The hotel provides an array of dining options including Keating's River Bar & Grill, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant features signature specialties such as rosemary seared sea scallops or peppercorn crusted filet mignon, as well as classic American fare, such as Philly cheese steaks, burgers and more. Guests can unwind at Keating's River Bar & Grill with an extensive beer, wine and spirits menu, 12 TV screens and delicious food menu served daily. For early risers, Perks Café offers coffee and snacks every morning including pastries, muffins, bagels and freshly-brewed premium Starbucks coffee. The café also offers complimentary newspapers and internet access as well.

"The team has been eagerly anticipating the opening of Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing," said Jim Dina, chief operating officer, Pyramid Hotel Group. "Our dedicated associates look forward to making visitors to Philadelphia feel at home by greeting them with the world-renowned hospitality that is synonymous with Hilton Hotels & Resorts."

"As the owner/developer of this stellar property, I couldn't be more proud to partner with Hilton Hotels and Resorts as well as The Pyramid Hotel Group," commented Daniel J. Keating lll, principal of Keating, Philadelphia, PA. "I'm thrilled to be in the company of these well-respected and highly-acclaimed global organizations. It's an exciting time to be in the hospitality industry here in the City of Brotherly Love. With much-anticipated, large-scale, benchmark events taking place here throughout 2016, such as the upcoming Papal Visit and Democratic National Convention, all eyes will be on our great city and our fine hotels."

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing will participate in Hilton HHonors, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 4,300 hotels worldwide. To mark the opening, the hotel is offering 1,000 bonus HHonors points per night for stays Sunday-Thursday from February 26, 2015 to August 26, 2015.

For more information or to make reservations, guests can visit the hotel's website or call +1-215-521-6500. Media can access additional information about Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing at news.hilton.com/PhiladelphiaPennsLanding.

The hotel is operated by Pyramid Hotel Group, under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide.

About Keating
Keating is a Philadelphia based company which offers a full range of development services from conceptual planning and entitlement through asset and property management.

About Pyramid Hotel Group
Pyramid Hotel Group is a Boston based company which manages and asset manages over 70 hotels and resorts across the United States. In addition to management and asset management, Pyramid provides services that include project management, property management and advisory services for owners and lenders.

Contact

Jacqueline Toppings
Hilton Worldwide
+1 703 883 5381
jacqueline.toppings@hilton.com

Liz Wagner
Pyramid Hotel Group
1 404 472 5867
lwagner@pyramidhotelgroup.com

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