TEMPLE, Texas and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton HotelsHilton Worldwide's global brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 83-room Hampton Inn Temple, located at 3816 South General Bruce Drive in Temple.

"Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today," said William Stoinoff, general manager.  "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 Temple area."

The hotel is owned by TMP Bell Drive.  It is the only Hampton property in the Temple area and the 75th in the state.

The hotel is set just off Interstate 35 and offers easy access to Fort Hood and the Bell County Expo Center. Additionally, guests are in close proximity to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor campus, the Summer Fun Water Park and the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum.

Guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities designed to help guests feel at home and stay productive, including a microwave, refrigerator and clean and fresh Hampton bed®. Inviting suites are also available, offering additional space and a comfortable sleeper sofa. The new hotel also features Hampton's Perfect Mix Lobby, designed with a variety of seating and lighting options for both leisure and business travelers as an extension of the guestroom.

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 do around town.  Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and art work, highlighting each property's connection and support to its own community.

Hampton Inn Temple participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.

For more information or to make reservations, visit Hampton Inn Temple or call +1 254 770 5400.

Read more about Hampton Hotels at www.hampton.com and www.news.hampton.com.

Contacts: Jennifer Hughes
Director, Global Brand Public Relations, Focused Service and Extended Stay Brands
(901) 374-6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

William Stoinoff
General Manager, Hampton Inn Temple
+1 254 770 5400
william.stoinoff@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.facebook.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 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, 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®.