Hilton Hotels Takes Another Bite Out Of The Big Apple With New Hotel In Midtown Manhattan

Landmark Building Now Home To Hilton Manhattan East Following Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

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April 01, 2010

NEW YORK and MCLEAN, Va. -  Hilton Hotels today announced the opening of Hilton Manhattan East, located on the corner of 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, in the historic building formerly known as Tudor Hotel New York. The newly renovated boutique hotel joins Hilton Times Square, Hilton New York and Millennium Hilton as the brand's fourth property in Manhattan.

This 300-room neighborhood gem unveils a new look today with the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation to its lobby and bar areas, which complement the guestroom transformation finished in 2009. Hilton Manhattan East features contemporary accommodations and modern amenities in a 1931 historic neo-gothic tower. In 2007, the National Trust for Historic Preservation deemed the hotel a Historic Hotel of America.

"We are delighted to add this historic property to our collection of more than 530 hotels, which now includes four locations in Manhattan," said Dave Horton, Global Head, Hilton Hotels brand. "As an intimate retreat in the heart of Midtown, this boutique hotel is a great option for both leisure and business travelers to New York."

Guests at the property can take advantage of a grand opening special that includes two nights in a Terrace Suite for two, a bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne*, daily breakfast for two and two Hilton Manhattan East hotel robes. The opening package starts at $899 for two nights and must be booked by May 31 for stays arriving April 7 through September 7, 2010. Additional opening rates are available for standard and deluxe guest rooms starting at $599 for a two-night minimum stay, which also includes two hotel robes.

Hilton Manhattan East is centrally located on East 42nd Street only steps from the United Nations headquarters, Grand Central Station and the Chrysler Building, and is a short distance to Times Square, Fortune 500 companies and New York's finest shopping, dining and sightseeing venues. Guests at Hilton Manhattan East enjoy an ideal location along with the charming neighborhood atmosphere of Tudor City, a historic district.

"New York City is a destination for travelers from around the world and we are delighted to be able to offer a new hotel option in the city that bears the trusted Hilton name," said Louis Llach, Area General Manager for TPG Hospitality, owner and operator of Hilton Manhattan East. "Hilton's world-class standards for service, products and amenities are an ideal complement to our property and enable us to elevate our guest experience."

The hotel's 300 guest rooms are stylishly appointed with custom furnishings in shades of blue and earth tones. Each room includes a 42-inch LCD flat-screen TV, in-room movies, a dual-line telephone, wireless high-speed Internet access, a spacious marble bathroom and generous closets.

The hotel also offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour business center, full-service concierge and valet. The Tudor Neighborhood Bar & Grill features an eclectic menu of continental American and international specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel's Lobby Lounge is an inviting spot for light fare and specialty drinks.

Hilton Manhattan East also features 3,500 square feet of event space encompassing three function rooms and two Executive Boardrooms with capacities ranging from 8 to 200 guests. Meeting planners have access to state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, professional event staff and the fully equipped business center.

Guests at Hilton Manhattan East are eligible to earn Hilton HHonors points and miles. Reservations can be made through Hilton Reservations Worldwide at 1-800-HILTONS or by visiting www.hilton.com.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For more than 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.

For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

* Terms
Two-night minimum stay required for Terrace Suite Opening Package. This offer is subject to availability and may not be combined with other select promotional rates, bonus points and/or miles offers. Rates exclude all taxes, gratuities or incidentals. The SRP code required for booking is GOS. Lead time for reservation is 30 days and $50 deposit required at time of booking. *Subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

Contact:
Daniel Silva, Hilton Manhattan East
+ 1 212 297 3437
daniel.silva@hilton.com

John Forrest Ales, Hilton Hotels
+ 1 703 883 5212
johnforrest.ales@hilton.com

Sarah Siler & Leah Goldstein, Murphy O'Brien (for Hilton Hotels)
+ 1 310 453 2539
ssiler@murphyobrien.com; lgoldstein@murphyobrien.com

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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