COLUMBIA SUSSEX COMPLETES RENOVATION OF TWO ANCHORAGE HOTELS

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HILTON’S HOMEWOOD SUITES AND HAMPTON INN RECEIVE

NEW GUEST ROOMS, PUBLIC AND MEETING SPACE

Anchorage, Alaska (August 21, 2023) — Columbia Sussex, which owns and manages several hotels in Anchorage, including the full-service Marriott Anchorage Downtown and Hilton Anchorage Downtown, recently completed an extensive multi-million dollar renovation to its two extended stay properties, including Homewood Suites by Hilton and Hampton InnThe renovations included refreshing upgrades to the lobbies and public spaces, dining areas, guest rooms, fitness centers, and meeting spaces. 

Located in the midtown section of Anchorage, both properties are surrounded by majestic mountains, and offer panoramic views and a quiet retreat. Both are conveniently located near Ted Stevens International Airport and within walking distance of several restaurants.

A stay at Homewood Suites and the Hampton Inn Anchorage allows guests to experience all that the area has to offer. Attend the ceremonial start of the Iditarod and enjoy the Fur Rendezvous Festival. Discover natural wildlife at the Alaska Zoo, or take the kids to the Imaginarium Discovery Center. The Alaska Native Heritage Center provides cultural presentations on the state’s indigenous people. Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum showcase Alaska’s art and history. Explore the Anchorage coastline along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail or hike Flattop Mountain. Plan an extended stay to fully appreciate Alaska’s beautiful wilderness.

 

Homewood Suites Anchorage’s 125-room renovation includes:

 

  • The hotel’s public spaces were completely reimagined to bring guests the latest brand amenities to help make their extended stay more homelike
  • The lobby was completely redone with new modern finishes and furniture
  • All corridors were outfitted with new carpeting, wall covering and lighting fixtures
  • The suites were entirely refitted to offer guests the most comfortable stay possible, including new furniture such as dining room chairs, sofa beds and lounge chairs

Both the living and sleeping areas were relit to enhance the new bedroom accent walls, new headboards, and new artwork. New amenities include:

•       Work stations with desk-level electrical outlets and high-speed Internet access

•       All rooms feature ”The Bed by Hilton” with luxurious top mattress sets, down comforters and plush pillows

•       Hilton alarm clock radio with MP3 Player plug-in

•       Cuisinart single serve/ dual cup coffee maker

•       Strategically placed mirrors, including back-lit vanity mirrors and full-length mirrors

•       Showers with rain showerhead fixtures

• Alaska-inspired artwork

•       49″ screen televisions

•       Gilchrist & Soames Zero% amenities

Homewood Suites Anchorage offers studio, one and two-bedroom suites all of which include fully equipped kitchens with microwaves and full-size refrigerators. In addition to the renovated areas, guests are also provided all the essentials needed for a comfortable and convenient stay. Guests can take advantage of daily complimentary full hot breakfast, manager’s reception on Wednesdays and a 24-hour on-site pantry.  The hotel also offers a fully equipped fitness center including Peloton bikes, indoor pool with hot tub, and three meeting rooms with a convenient catering menu for groups up to 80 reception style.

Homewood Suites one bedroom
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Homewood Suites meeting room

The Hampton Inn’s 101-room renovation is part of the brand’s redesign that updated exterior, public space and guestroom designs with Hampton by Hilton’s Casual Design option for its guest rooms and Confident Design scheme for public spaces. The renovations feature:

·       New exterior façade with enhanced lighting, a fin design and paint scheme, a porte cochere and enlarged windows

·       The public spaces include a revamped lodge-inspired lobby, front desk area, corridors and meeting rooms with new signage and décor

·       The new guestrooms are redesigned with warm color palettes, new bedding and space-saving alterations such as mounted TVs, storage units and a desk area

·       Within each bathroom is enhanced lighting, décor and bath fixtures

 

Both the living and sleeping areas were relit to enhance the new bedroom accent walls, new headboards and new artwork. New amenities include:

·       Work stations with desk-level electrical outlets and high speed Internet access

•       All rooms feature ”The Bed by Hilton” with luxurious top mattress sets, down comforter and plush pillows

•       Hilton alarm clock radio with MP3 Player plug-in

•       Cuisinart single serve/ dual cup coffee maker 

•       Strategically placed mirrors, including back-lit vanity mirror and full length mirrors

•       Showers with rain showerhead fixtures

•       Alaska inspired artwork

•       49″ screen televisions

•       Gilchrist & Soames Zero% amenities

 

The pet friendly Hampton Inn’s popular amenities include free, hot breakfast, breakfast to-go bags, pool and fitness center access and free Wi-Fi in every room. The hotel is off Seward Highway, seven minutes from the Anchorage Museum and Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall. The hotel’s complimentary airport shuttle conveniently transports guests to and from Ted Stevens Anchorage International.

Hampton Inn guest room

About Columbia Sussex:  

Columbia Sussex is a private hotel company based in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.  Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022, the company was founded in 1972 and is owned by the Yung family and headed by William J. Yung III, president.  Columbia Sussex owns and operates hotels across the United States, from Arizona to Alaska, Texas to Ohio and Florida.  The company currently operates 41 hotels under three different brands including Marriott Hotels, which includes Renaissance, and Westin; Hilton Hotels and Resorts, and Hyatt Regency.  Full-service hotels and resorts such as The Boulders Resort Golf & Spa, part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, in Carefree, Arizona, Marriott Phoenix Resort at The Buttes in Tempe, Arizona, Westin Atlanta Airport, Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa in Clearwater, FL, and Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort at Grand Dunes, South Carolina, collectively illustrate the breadth and depth of Columbia Sussex’s management expertise. 

Columbia Sussex is one of the largest Marriott franchisees in the country and has been aggressively implementing a renovation program to various Marriott properties, including Marriott El Paso, Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, Columbia Marriott, Marriott Anchorage Downtown, Marriott Albuquerque, Marriott Greensboro Downtown, Marriott Dallas Las Colinas, Marriott Melville, Marriott Indianapolis North, Marriott Tampa Westshore, Marriott Albany, Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside, Marriott Savannah, Marriott Phoenix Airport and Marriott Sanibel Harbour  Resort and Spa.  For more information, visit www.columbiasussex.com.

 

About Hilton Hotels

As the most recognized name in the industry, travelers all over the world have been saying “Take me to the Hilton” for almost a century. And because of our innovative approach to products, amenities and service, Hilton continues to be synonymous with hotel across the globe. Hilton Hotels & Resorts remains the stylish, forward thinking global leader of hospitality – and we help make traveling easier with our smart design, innovative restaurant concepts, authentic hospitality and commitment to the global community

 

 

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