MCLEAN, Va.—Hampton Hotels today announced the opening of its 2,000th hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites Bellevue Downtown-Seattle. The 128-room hotel, owned by Palmetto Hospitality and managed by OTO Development, will mark the occasion with an opening celebration Dec. 11.
“We’re thrilled to reach this important milestone of 2,000 hotels worldwide, representing how far Hampton has come over the course of 30 years and setting the stage for an even more impressive year ahead,” said Phil Cordell, global head, focused service and Hampton brand management, Hilton Worldwide. “Following this exciting opening in Bellevue, which has become a major tech and business hub, we are continuing the momentum into 2015 and beyond with nearly 400 hotels and 40,000 rooms in the pipeline globally.”
The five-story Hampton Inn & Suites Bellevue Downtown-Seattle is only minutes from Seattle and just 20 minutes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Situated across Lake Washington and within walking distance of the hotel, guests can explore miles of nature trails, public parks, and beaches. Business travelers visiting the area’s booming technology industry can enjoy convenient access to the Maydenbauer Convention Center and many businesses including Microsoft, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, business center, and complimentary parking.
“We are very excited to bring the Hampton brand to Bellevue, a thriving business community and Seattle’s largest suburb,” said Corry Oakes, CEO and founder, OTO Development. “Both business and leisure travelers will enjoy our new hotel’s close proximity to the many businesses, restaurants, and shopping in downtown Bellevue.”