New Hampton sets up shop outside of Memphis

(The property, which is part of an upscale mixed-use development, is located just outside of Memphis.)

McNeill Hotel Company officially opened the new Hampton Inn & Suites in the Germantown, Tenn. The property is located just outside of Memphis, and the opening announcement was made by Mark Ricketts, McNeill's president and COO.

The hotel, which is part of an upscale mixed-use development, includes 133 rooms, each of which has an HDTV, free in-room movie channels and a coffeemaker. The property offers amenities such as a free, hot breakfast and “On the Run Breakfast Bags” for travelers. Complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center and a JumpStart Fitness Center are also among the hotel’s offerings. The property also has an onsite pool.

“Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis/Germantown’s ideal location makes it a welcome addition to the Memphis area,” Eva Peel, GM of the Hampton Inn & Suites Germantown, said in a statement. “With its close proximity to local attractions, travelers will be at the heart of the action. Guests will enjoy being close to Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Historic Beale Street and the National Civil Rights Museum.”

Headquartered in Germantown, Tenn., McNeill Hotel Company focuses on select service hotels with a growth strategy based on a mix of new hotel development, acquisitions and third party management agreements. The company is an approved franchisee for both Marriott and Hilton. Phillip McNeill Jr. and Mark Ricketts, the company's principals, are second-generation hoteliers with over 60 years of combined institutional experience in the hotel industry, encompassing nearly every discipline of the business.