CHARLOTTE, N.C. and MCLEAN, Va. – Embassy Suites Hotels has arrived in North Carolina. Hilton Worldwide‘s global brand of all-suite hotels has opened its newest property, Embassy Suites Charlotte/Ayrsley.
Located in Southwest Charlotte, this six-story, 170 all-suite, non-smoking hotel is 11 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport and offers guests convenient access to the U.S. National Whitewater Center, Billy Graham Library and Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Embassy Suites Charlotte/Ayrsley is managed by Griffin Stafford Hospitality.
“With its upscale contemporary design and the brand’s renowned guest service experience, this beautiful brand-new hotel is an ideal addition to the rapidly-growing Charlotte-Ayrsley area,” said John Rogers, global head, Embassy Suites Hotels. “Like all Embassy Suites hotels, the unique combination of two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and complimentary evening drinks* and snacks will appeal strongly to business travelers as well as families, groups and couples staying for leisure.”
Easily accessible from I-485 and convenient to I-77 and I-85, the hotel is located in a pedestrian-friendly area within walking distance of shopping, restaurants and a movie theater. It is also just a short drive from some of the area’s most popular attractions, including Carowinds and the Premium Outlet Mall.
Tyler Birchfield, general manager for the newly-built Embassy Suites hotel, brings more than 23 years of hotel and revenue management experience to Griffin Stafford Hospitality, including managing Hilton brands and other hotel groups.
“In addition to our excellent guest suites, we have beautiful common areas throughout our hotel that includes comfortable areas to relax and a large community table in the lobby that serves as a great gathering spot,” said Birchfield. “With our spacious suites and indoor swimming pool, we’re also especially well-equipped for families.”
Embassy Suites Charlotte/Ayrsley features more than 13,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and banquet space, including a 7,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 430 guests. To help ensure meetings, social events, weddings or a variety of other events are successful, the hotel also offers onsite catering and audio visual services for any small or large event.
The hotel also features a first-of-its-kind Brickstones Grill, which is a concept created by Hilton Worldwide exclusively for the Embassy Suites brand. Brickstones Grill offers a contemporary experience that seamlessly transitions made-to-order breakfast to a-la-carte for lunch or dinner in its sophisticated and contemporary open design kitchen. Exclusive to the Embassy Suites brand, Brickstones Grill’s menu features classic American fare – served in single or family portions – with some dishes cooked in the brick pizza oven or rotisserie.
In addition to the free made-to-order breakfast, guests will enjoy a range of signature brand amenities at Embassy Suites Charlotte/Ayrsley including a two-hour complimentary Evening Reception and two-room suites with a separate living area, private bedroom, two flat-screen high-definition televisions and wet bar fitted with a microwave, mini-fridge and a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. The hotel also offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout all guest rooms and public areas. Guests will also enjoy complimentary access to the hotel’s heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center featuring state-of-the-art equipment from Precor and 24-hour business center.