Hilton Hotels Welcomes Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare

$15 Million Renovation Highlights Change to Rosemont Hotel

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July 28, 2010

ROSEMONT, IL. and MCLEAN, VA. -  Hilton Hotels today announced that it has reflagged the Rosemont Hotel at O'Hare as Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare. More than $15 million has been invested in renovations to the property including the guestrooms, corridors, lobby, health club, meeting rooms, restrooms, conference center, grand ballroom, onsite dining areas, exterior landscape and new porte coche.

"With the addition of Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare, Hilton Hotels continues to grow its portfolio of premium airport hotels, a hotel concept pioneered by our founder, Conrad Hilton," said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels brand. "This property reflects our leadership in the business and events market and genuine understanding of what today's travelers need and want. The design, location, practical amenities and state-of-the-art meeting facilities at this property will appeal to leisure and corporate guests, as well as meeting and event planners and participants."

The hotel offers 287 guest rooms and 12 suites featuring in-room amenities such as full HD flat-screen televisions, safes, signature Hilton Serenity beds, high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi access. The 24-hour Hilton Fitness by Precor fitness center offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, an indoor heated pool and outdoor tanning deck located on the top floor. Leading hospitality interior design firms Walsh Bishop of Minneapolis and Duncan Miller Design of Dallas were engaged on the project.

Boasting 26 meeting rooms and more than 22,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare can accommodate various groups and events. The stunning Grand Ballroom features more than 6,900 square feet of space, which can accommodate up to 800 people theatre style or up to 500 people banquet style.

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare offers an Executive Conference Center and top-of-the-line telecommunications equipment. Audio/visual systems are available with full conference capabilities in all meeting rooms. All meeting and banquet rooms are conveniently located on the first and second floors to allow for easy transition between rooms. A kosher kitchen is also available for all events and catering requests.

The newly-renovated property features Liberty Tavern, a full-service restaurant offering a celebration of comfort food with a wide variety of regional specialties and all-American favorites. The casual comfortable atmosphere, modeled after the great American grills of the 1920's, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For lighter fare, the hotel's Grab and Go café offers Starbucks coffee, cappuccinos, specialty drinks, breakfast pastries, sandwiches and salads. In-room dining is also available 24 hours a day for guest convenience.

"Between our kosher kitchen, 24-hour room service, and casual to formal dining options, we are offering hotel guests and visitors a multitude of convenient and healthy culinary choices," said Gordon Humbert, general manager, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare.

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare is located within minutes of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and adjacent to Rosemont's premier meeting and entertainment facilities. It is connected to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center via enclosed sky bridge and sits just two miles from Allstate Arena and within walking distance of Rosemont Theatre. Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare offers a unique, upscale experience with accessibility to both metro and downtown Chicago. Learn more at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/Rosemont.

Contact:
Robert Allegrini, Hilton Worldwide
+1 312 663 6516
robert.allegrini@hilton.com

Emily Chapman, for Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare
+1 312 240 2965
emily.chapman@edelman.com

John Forrest Ales, Hilton Hotels
+ 1 703 883 5212
johnforrest.ales@hilton.com

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