DANDONG, China and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Dandong as the first Hilton Garden Inn property in North China, as well as the only internationally branded hotel in Dandong. Hilton Worldwide presently operates two other hotels under the Hilton Garden Inn brand in China, including the Hilton Garden Inn Shenzhen Bao’an and the Hilton Garden Inn Lijiang. Hilton Garden Inn Dandong features 202 contemporary guest rooms, including 12 suites and 24 river view rooms, all located within walking distance of the scenic Yalu River.
“As the largest Chinese border city located along the Yalu River, Dandong’s geographic position and rich natural resources supported its recent development into a city characterized by its light and silk industries, as well as a number of famous tourist spots including the renowned Broken Bridge,” said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president, Operations, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. “The Hilton Garden Inn brand has enjoyed phenomenal growth in China, with 29 hotels in the current pipeline. As the third Hilton Garden Inn hotel to open in China, and the only internationally branded hotel in Dandong, Hilton Garden Inn’s entry into North China is in line with our growth strategy to expand our presence in key locations, adding to the 54 hotels we presently operate within the Greater China and Mongolia region.”
Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is owned by Dandong Huilong Industry Development Co., Ltd. and managed by Hilton Worldwide. It will join a global portfolio of more than 625 Hilton Garden Inn branded hotels, including six operating within the Asia Pacific.
“China presents tremendous growth opportunities for the Hilton Garden Inn brand and we are eager to welcome the new Hilton Garden Inn Dandong as our first property in North China,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “Both international and domestic travelers will enjoy the hotel’s quality and value-added amenities and service, backed by our Satisfaction PromiseTM, designed to meet the needs of today’s value-conscious, frequent travelers.”
Set in a multi-use development in the heart of the original city center, Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is located just above the city’s central retail mall, and in close proximity to other facilities including a local food street, banks, and transportation. Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is located just one kilometer from the Dandong Railway Station, and the property is also close to spectacular tourist attractions such as Wulong Mountain, Hushan (Tiger Mountain) Great Wall, and Jinjiangshan Park.
Like other Hilton Garden Inn properties, the hotel will offer an array of amenities and welcoming service for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while on the road. All Hilton Garden Inn guests will appreciate the brand’s Life’s Better at the Garden proposition which includes complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour business center with Print Spots remote printing, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The Hilton Garden Inn Dandong also features four meeting rooms offering more than 700 sq. meters of flexible meeting space.
The Garden Grille and Bar offers a full cook-to-order breakfast, dinner, cocktails, and evening room service. Guests can enjoy freshly prepared noodles for dine-in or take-out at the Noodle Bar, which also offers daily specials. The Pavilion Pantry is open 24 hours and features a selection of tasty snacks and beverages.
The contemporary-styled guest rooms boast the brand’s signature bedding which features fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious work desk with an ergonomic chair; and the convenience of an in-room dining service team.