Hilton opens dual-branded hotel in downtown Chicago

The dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop features 342 guestrooms, an onsite restaurant and meeting space for up to 85 people. Photo credit: Hilton

A dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites by Hilton has opened in downtown Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. SB Yen Management Group developed and owns the two hotels, which together provide 342 guestrooms.

The Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop include a fitness center, a business center, an indoor pool and flexible meeting space that can accommodate up to 85 people. The property also features an onsite restaurant, Mei’s, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Guestrooms in the Hilton Garden Inn half come with a mini-fridge, microwave and Keurig coffeemaker. Those in the Homewood Suites by Hilton are a mix of studio and one-bedroom accommodations, featuring fully equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas.

“The popularity of Chicago and its flourishing South Loop neighborhood is undeniable, and the city remains a top destination for business and leisure travelers from across the globe,” Bill Duncan, Hilton’s global head for its all-suites and focused-service category, said in a statement. “With increasing demand comes increasing competition, but by drawing on our vast experience with multibrand hotels, we were able bring two of our award-wining brands, their wealth of amenities and an enhanced choice of lodging options to this downtown market.”