North Point Hospitality Group, Inc., an award-winning hotel development and management company, celebrated the Grand Opening of their newest Savannah hotel, the 160-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront. The official ceremony took place on Thursday, January 21, 2016 with elected officials, local dignitaries, and senior executives from Hilton Worldwide and North Point Hospitality Group present.
Situated on Savannah’s historic River Street, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront features 160 studio and one bedroom suites, many offering breathtaking views of the Savannah River and surrounding areas. This convenient location offers guests the opportunity to savor local southern flavors at hundreds of walkable restaurants, shops, museums and entertainment venues, or take in the sites with a trolley tour through the historic district.
“We’re pleased to partner with Hilton Worldwide to bring this award-winning, extended-stay brand to Savannah,” said S. Jay Patel, President and CEO of North Point Hospitality Group, Inc. “We always strive to be in the best markets with the best brands at the best locations and feel that the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand compliments the vitality of the Savannah market perfectly.”
The new hotel offers guests all-suite accommodations including fully-equipped kitchens with a full-size refrigerator, microwave, two-burner stove and dishwasher, free daily-full hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. Additional essentials include a complimentary evening social, including beer and wine, served Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour on-site convenience store, and complimentary grocery shopping service. In addition, the hotel features a rooftop pool and fire pit providing panoramic views of the stunning Savannah skyline.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront is the first hotel located in the company’s newest development, River Street East. River Street East is a phased mixed-use riverfront development in Savannah’s famed Historic District including multiple hotels, retail space, riverfront dining with captivating views of the Savannah River, 360 linear feet of floating dock, and a parking structure with up to 600 parking spots, all wholly owned and operated by North Point Hospitality at a total build out cost in excess of $200,000,000.
About North Point Hospitality Group, Inc.
Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality Group is an award-winning hotel development and operations company. The company was most recently named Developer of the Year by the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand for the Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront project. In addition, North Point and its affiliate companies have developed 35 hotels from the ground up with a total investment over $400 million. Currently the company owns and operates seven Hilton and Marriott branded hotels in the Southeast with an additional nine hotels either under construction or in active development.
About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 375 locations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, is an award-winning leader that has been named “Top Upscale Extended-Stay” hotel by J.D. Power the last six years. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for an extended or quick overnight stay, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites, featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast and complimentary evening social every Monday-Thursday. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com.