Published on : Sunday, April 17, 2016
Hilton Worldwide’s upscale global brand of hotels, today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Key West / The Keys Collection. The property, which is owned by Rockpoint Group, Walton Street Capital and Highgate and managed by Highgate, brings 141 new rooms to the Hilton Garden Inn brand of more than 650 hotels worldwide. It is the brand’s first property in Key West.
“We are excited to open our newest Hilton Garden Inn property in one of America’s most charismatic neighborhoods,” said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “We look forward to combining the brand’s superior value and brand’s signature service that guests experience worldwide, right here in beautiful Key West.”
Hilton Garden Inn Key West / The Keys Collection is located in New Town, near the entry point of the southernmost city and conveniently situated across the street from the tropical waters at 3850 North Roosevelt Boulevard. The hotel is near some of the island’s most famous attractions including Old Town, Mallory Square, Smathers Beach, Truman Annex, Fort Zachary Taylor Beach and the Ernest Hemingway House. The property is also close to Duval Street – home to Key West’s more prominent restaurants, shopping and famous nightlife. Guests can rely on additional suggestions from island-oriented Hilton Garden Inn Team Members on things to do and places to eat.
The hotel underwent a major renovation from its previous form and added an entirely new building where the lobby now resides; the public space features an innovative and contemporary design that is open and bright with a vibrant color palette of greens, blues and oranges. “We are delighted to welcome guests seeking culture, adventure and relaxation as well as those traveling to the area for business,” said Stephanie Happ, director of sales and marketing. “Key West is full of history and our property will provide travelers with everything needed to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay.”
The hotel’s 141 new guest rooms feature one king or two queen beds. Each guest room is designed with the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair; and an in-room “hospitality center” with a mini fridge, microwave oven and Keurig coffee maker. Bathrooms feature granite countertops, extra storage space, walk-in showers and upscale toiletries.
Guests can dine on-property at The Garden Grille and Bar® which offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast and dinner, plus evening room service. The bar has a flat-screen television and an adjacent lounge area with plenty of seating. In the spacious lobby guests may enjoy complimentary morning coffee and tea. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages, and frozen, microwaveable packaged items. There is an outdoor bar, located within the pool area, for guests who wish to enjoy the Florida sunshine.
Hilton Garden Inn guests will see why Life’s Better at the GardenTM through amenities and services offered at each location, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing, a complimentary state-of-the-art fitness center, onsite Concierge Desk, and the outdoor resort-style pool with poolside service. Adjacent to the lobby is a conservatory space that is ideal for small board meetings. The property also offers plenty of exterior space for outdoor events and receptions.