Hilton Garden Inn opens Oklahoma property

Atlanta-based Hotel Equities opened the Hilton Garden Inn by Hilton Ardmore in Ardmore, Okla. The 122-room hotel is owned by Premier Hospitality and managed by Hotel Equities. Barry Werthwine serves as the hotel’s GM, with Drew Butler as the director of sales.

“We’re excited to open this great hotel in the Ardmore, Okla., market,” said Joe Reardon, SVP of marketing and business development. “We have experienced leaders and a top-notch team on board who will extend our award-winning hospitality consistently to both business and leisure guests.  This hotel is poised for success.”

Hilton Garden Inn Ardmore is located adjacent to Interstate 35 and minutes from Michelin North America, Ardmore Regional Park, Mercy Memorial Health Center, Tucker Tower Nature Center and Lake Murray State Park.

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Present at the hotel’s opening from left to right: Jamal King, assistant GM; Drew Butler, sales manager; RayAnn Marie Albrightson, front desk service representative; Steven Charley Slayton, front desk service representative; and Barry Werthwine, GM.

The hotel has flexible meeting space with more than 4,000 square feet that can accommodate up to 250 people. Amenities and services include complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Guests can dine on-property at The Garden Grille and Bar, which offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast and dinner, cocktails and evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry is open 24 hours and has a selection of snacks, beverages and frozen, microwaveable items.

All guestrooms include the brand's bedding, a work desk with an ergonomic desk chair and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven and a Keurig coffeemaker.

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