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Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) upscale global brand of hotels, today announced its entry into Singapore with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon. The hotel brings 328 new rooms to the Hilton Garden Inn brand.
"As a testament to our commitment to sustaining Hilton's growth through Asia Pacific, we are proud to open our first Hilton Garden Inn in Singapore, a prominent gateway city in South East Asia," said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon is located in Singapore's Little India district -- one of the most vibrant and well-connected areas of the iconic Garden City. With the brand's globally recognized service-driven culture, bolstered by its high standards of comfort, safety, cleanliness and flexibility, we are confident in our ability to provide guests with exceptional experiences each and every time they stay with us."
Situated at one of Singapore's top historic enclaves, just off Serangoon road, the Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon offers travelers a bright and energetic welcome to the Garden City. The hotel is a short 400-meter (or six-minute) walk from the centrally-located Little India MRT station, providing guests easy access to key areas like Orchard Road and Marina Bay, which offer a myriad of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Business travelers will also find the location convenient, with the Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre and Singapore's central business district located about two kilometers (or an eight-minute drive) away from the hotel.
"The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon furthers our mission to be the most hospitable company in the world, especially as we continue to tap the burgeoning potential of the mid-market sector in this region," said William Costley, vice president of operations for South East Asia and India at Hilton. "I am confident that the hotel will offer visitors to Singapore a revitalizing experience."
Hilton Garden Inn guests will be treated to numerous amenities and services at the hotel. Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon features the innovative Digital check-in and Digital Key; made available via the award-winning Hilton Honors mobile app. Guests are able to select their room and access their room using the app, providing a new way for guests to personalize their stay.
Guests can dine at The Garden Grille, which offers cooked-to-order breakfast and evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a full selection of snacks, treats, beverages, and ready-to-cook meals. The hotel also offers complimentary Wi-Fi offered throughout the premises, a state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as outdoor pool overlooking the city.
Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon participates in Hilton Honors, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay, without any blackout dates on reward stays. To celebrate the hotel's opening, Honors members will receive 5,000 bonus points per stay, on stays of 3 nights and more, when completed between June 1 and August 31, 2017. Honors members will always receive the lowest price guaranteed, along with Honors Points, free Wi-Fi, digital check-in privileges and booking fee waivers only when their stays are booked directly through Hilton. The program now also offers members greater flexibility -- members can now pool points with friends and family, or combine points and money to make redemptions.