Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown opens

Hilton Worldwide opened the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown. Once home to Phoenix’s historic Professional Building, the hotel is owned by and managed by Minneapolis-based CSM Corporation.

Constructed in 1931, the Phoenix landmark was added to the National Register of Historic places in 1993. Now completely renovated and restored, the hotel has a two-story, 24-foot-tall lobby with original marble floors, art deco Corinthian capitals, bronze elevator doors and original wrought iron details.

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Due to the unique architecture of the building, each of the 170 standard room hasat least two windows, with suites offering up to eight large windows with impressive views of the city streets below. The hotel’s Hitchcock Suite offers a tribute to the filmmaker who used the building in the opening sequence of “Psycho,” and has the only private terrace in the hotel.

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