Hilton St. Louis Downtown Joins Portfolio of Hilton Worldwide Managed Hotels and Resorts

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March 29, 2012

ST. LOUIS - Hilton Worldwide today announced the addition of the 195-room Hilton St. Louis Downtown to the growing portfolio of Hilton Worldwide managed hotels and resorts. Keith Gundlefinger, the general manager of the previously franchised hotel, will stay on to provide operational continuity under the management of Hilton Worldwide. Gundlefinger will report to Area Vice President, Thomas Loughlin. Located 15 miles from Lambert International Airport in the recently renovated, historic Merchants Laclede Bank building, Hilton St. Louis Downtown is perfectly positioned in the heart of downtown St. Louis within walking distance from The Gateway Arch, America's Center and the Historical Laclede's Landing. Central to many of the city's premier attractions, the hotel provides a perfect location for business meetings, social functions or a simple urban getaway.

The hotel's guest rooms feature in-room refrigerator with complimentary bottled water, large work desk with desk level outlets and ergonomic chair, 37-inch flat-screen high definition televisions, and amenities from the Hilton Serenity Collection®. The hotel's 5,000 square feet of meeting space and complimentary high-speed wireless or wired internet in all meeting and sleeping rooms make it an ideal destination for business as well as leisure. The full-service Hilton St. Louis Downtown also offers travelers a state-of-the-art fitness center with circuit training, strength machines and cardiovascular equipment as well as an oversized Jacuzzi®. The hotel boasts the award-winning 400 Olive Restaurant showcasing an American-style menu.

Contact:
David Trumble
Hilton St. Louis Downtown
+1 602 870 2721
david.trumble@hilton.com

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