RALEIGH, N.C. - Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 126-room Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Downtown located at 600 Glenwood Ave.  

"Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today," said Tony Gomez, general manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Downtown. "Quality accommodations and amenities combined with proactive, friendly service from our Team Members - all backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee - make us highly competitive in the Raleigh area."  

The hotel is owned by Stewart Hotel Associates, LLC and operated by Prime Investments, LLC. It is the tenth Hampton property in Raleigh, ahead of five more Hampton hotels slated to be opened in North Carolina and more than 250 Hampton properties in the pipeline in the U.S.  

Located in downtown Raleigh in the Glenwood South District, the new Hampton Inn & Suites is nearby many popular restaurants and nightlife. The hotel provides amenities such as free hot breakfast, 24-hour business center, modern fitness center, and an indoor heated pool. All guestrooms are equipped with the clean and fresh Hampton bedTM, free high-speed internet access, lap desk and HDTV. All suites additionally include a sleeper sofa, refrigerator and microwave.  

Hampton Hotels fosters a unique culture of hospitality - called "Hamptonality." This term describes each hotel's approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests' needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things to do around town.  Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and art work, highlighting each property's connection and support to its own community.  

To find out more information about the Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Downtown or to make a reservation, please visit the hotel's website here or www.hampton.com, or call 1-919-825-4770.  

Contacts: John Walls
Director, Global Brand Public Relations, Hampton Hotels
901 374 6383
John.Walls@hilton.com

Tony Gomez
General Manager, Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Downtown
919 728 0609
Tony.Gomez2@hilton.com

About Hampton Hotels The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, serving value-conscious and quality-driven travelers. With over 1,900 properties totaling more than 188,000 rooms in 14 countries and territories, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. All Hampton hotels offer comfortable surroundings and a friendly service culture, defined as "Hamptonality," delivered by over 50,000 Team Members and supported by the 100% Hampton Guarantee®, reinforcing its commitment to providing excellent service to both business and leisure travelers alike. High-quality and consistent accommodations and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, and the latest technology and innovations, such as multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®, combined with numerous locations globally have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands worldwide. Please visit www.hampton.com, http://news.hampton.com or www.hamptonoffers.com for more information and connect with Hampton Hotels online at www.faceboook.com/Hampton, http://twitter.com/Hampton or www.youtube.com/Hampton.

About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 678,000 rooms in 91 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.