Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland is managed by HMI Hospitality Management International and operated under a franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide. The 141-room hotel is the brand’s first property in the North of England.
“We are delighted to bring the Hilton Garden Inn brand to Sunderland, right next to the popular Stadium of Light. It is exciting to be situated so close to one of the UK’s top sporting venues, catering to event goers, business travellers and football fans alike” said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “The hotel joins more than 45 Hilton Garden Inns across Europe and offers guests a convenient and enjoyable place to stay.”
Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland’s close proximity to the Stadium of Light – one of the country’s best sporting, events and conference venues – makes it an ideal location for both business and leisure travellers. It is the first hotel which is in immediate vicinity of the stadium, making it an attractive option for visitors, including those attending Beyonce’s high profile performance at the venue in June.
The property is also within easy reach of major tourist attractions such as the Angel of the North, Sunderland Empire and Durham Cathedral, as well as major businesses, such as Nissan and its supply chain, EDF, Barclays, Nike and many more.
In addition, the Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland boasts the Karbon Grill Kitchen and Bar, a stylish and contemporary restaurant, serving a range of Pan-American cusine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while The Pavilion Pantry is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages and frozen items.
“The new Hilton Garden Inn is the perfect base for football fans attending matches at the Stadium of Light, business travellers attending a convention or meeting nearby or tourists visitng sites such as the National Glass Centre, Penshaw Monument, or the beaches of Roker and Seaburn” said Kim Kelso, general manager. “Thanks to the Karbon Grill Kitchen and Bar the hotel will also serve as a destination for discerning diners, looking for unique Pan-American cusine”
The hotel has conference facilities on site, with three dedicated meeting and event rooms each boasting natural daylight and space to accommodate up to 50 people. In addition, the conference and events facilities at the Stadium of Light, just next to the hotel, can cater for more than 1,000 people with a range of large rooms suitable for all manner of events, including weddings and corporate functions.Those who are organising and attending events at the Stadium of Light will be offered special hotel rates and benefits at Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland.
Hilton Garden Inn guests will see why Life’s Better at the GardenTM through amenties and services offered at each location, including complimentary W-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business centre, fully-equipped fitness centre, as well as use of the Olympic-size swimming pool adjacent to the hotel.
All guest rooms boast the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens, as well as a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair.