Hilton Nashville Downtown Brings Modern Metropolitan Elegance To Music City With Completion Of Phase I Of $28 Million Dollar Renovation

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June 08, 2014

NASHVILLE - Hilton Nashville Downtown and Turnberry Hospitality today announce the Phase I completion of an extensive $28 million dollar renovation to the only all-suite, full-service hotel in downtown Nashville. The transformation, which brings modern metropolitan elegance to the heart of Music City, includes chic and modern upgrades to all 330 guest suites, 17,800 square feet of meeting space and an expanded fitness center as well as the introduction of a sophisticated new executive lounge.

“We are excited to complete the first phase of this comprehensive renovation, which allows
Hilton Nashville Downtown to deliver a best-in-class hotel experience in the heart of downtown Nashville,” said Ray Waters, president, Turnberry Hospitality. “With Nashville experiencing a surge in tourisim and interest from all corners of the country, these major enhancements will enable our hotel to offer new and returning guests an elevated experience that pays tribute to Nashville’s rich country music heritage.”

The hotel’s new contemporary design scheme features rich finishes, exotic woods and sleek metals inspired by the intricate details of the guitar, while polished marble and granite finishes lend luxurious touches. All 330 guest suites now include custom furnishings and artwork along with a modern color palette of steely grey and dark woods accented by bright pops of coral. Each guest suite’s private parlor features a centerpiece sectional sofa, custom entertainment center wall with 46” flat screen high definition TV and a contemporary workstation. Bathroom upgrades include granite accents, Peter Thomas Roth bath amenities and glass-enclosed walk-in showers for king guest suites. A new executive lounge located off the lobby stretches across 2,024 square feet and features sophistacted and inviting spaces for work and leisure. Highlighted by soothing earth tones, rich woods and warm stone along with touches of periwinkle, the space includes window walls, a sleek centerpiece fireplace, a private meeting room, and data ports, computers and printers to make it an ideal place to relax, socialize or take care of business. The expansive food and beverage service includes hors d’oeuvres served tapas style and an international wine list.

Additional renovations include enhancements to the grand ballroom and meeting rooms. Touches of subtle elegance including crystal lighting fixtures, rich wall coverings in warm hues and a statement mirror enhance the ambiance of the grand ballroom while making it functional for a variety of events. The updated meeting rooms now also feature warm tones punctuated by modern lighting fixtures, making these rooms inviting and versatile for any type of professional gathering. The Phase I completion also includes a newly renovated fitness center that has doubled in size and offers the latest fitness equipment in a modern space with large windows that provide natural light while maintaining privacy.

Phase II of the hotel’s head-to-toe renovation is currently in progress, with completion scheduled for early fall 2014. The hotel will introduce a Trattoria Il Mulino location from iconic Il Mulino New York along with a completely transformed grand atrium lobby and lounge that will feature a modern and cosmopolitan design aesthetic with elegant furnishings that invite guests to relax and connect, stunning marble floors accented by modern rugs, a grand glass circular entrance and lobby staircase fashioned in glass panels. Other key additions will include a re-imagined lobby bar, redesigned MarketStreet restaurant, an open-design business center in the lobby and a more interactive front desk experience.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Nashville Downtown at
http://news.hilton.com/nashville.

About Turnberry Associates
Turnberry Associates provides world-class asset and hotel management for luxury, full- and
select-service hotels. Adhering to long-held Turnberry standards of excellence, Turnberry
Hospitality properties are renowned for their quality, personalized services, inviting
amenities, exceptional guest relations and unparalleled attention to detail. The Turnberry
Hospitality portfolio includes Turnberry Isle Miami in Aventura, Fla., Fontainebleau Miami
Beach, Union Station Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., Hilton Nashville Downtown, Courtyard by
Marriott Orlando, Marriott Residence Inn by Marriott and Courtyard by Marriott in Aventura,
Fla., and Hampton Inn in Hallandale Beach, Fla. www.turnberry.com

Contact

Melanie Fly
General Manager, Hilton Nashville Downtown
+ 1 615 620 2182
melanie.fly@hilton.com

Niki Jensen / Clara Tsang
Murphy O’Brien (for Hilton Nashville Downtown)
+1 310 586 7122 / +1 310 586 7186
njensen@murphyobrien.com / ctsang@murphyobrien.com

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