Hilton Anchorage Completes $15 Million Renovation.Business/Travel Editors
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2001
Hilton Hotels Corporation Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE: HLT) is one of the leading global hospitality companies. As of April 2007 there are 2,645 hotels and 485,000 rooms employing 105,000 people in more than 80 countries. is proud to announce the completion of a $15 million renovation at Alaska's largest hotel, the 600-room Hilton Anchorage in Anchorage, Alaska.
The 12-month project, which was designed by Meri Meis and developed by Anchorage-based Koonce Pfeffer Bettis Architects, incorporates a bold design of rich colors and textures that reflects many of Alaska's diverse cultures. The lobby's tones of reds, royal blues and golds combined with warm colored woods, stonework stonework, term applied to various types of work—that of the lapidary who shapes, cuts, and polishes gemstones or engraves them for seals and ornaments; of the jeweler or artisan who mounts or encrusts them in gold, silver, or other metal; of the stonemason who and slate create a welcoming atmosphere that matches the hotel's signature Alaskan hospitality.
"The Hilton Anchorage has set the standard of excellence in this key gateway city for nearly four decades. We were proud to invest in the future of Anchorage by renovating Alaska's largest hotel," said Robert E. Dirks, senior vice president -- brand management and marketing for the Hilton brand. "The extensive redesign and newly added amenities makes the Hilton Anchorage an even better choice for the city's business and leisure travelers."
The Hilton Anchorage now gives meeting planners eight new reasons to choose the hotel for their next business meeting or training session. The additional 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting and conference space, containing eight distinct state-of-the-art meeting rooms, is equipped with high-speed Internet See broadband. access and video teleconferencing See videoconferencing. equipment. This new space is in addition to the existing 18,000 square feet of meeting and ballroom existing facility on the hotel's second floor. Those who utilize these new meeting spaces will have access to all of the meeting services they expect from the Hilton Anchorage. The hotel stands ready to handle any group between 10 and 950 with style and ease.
The Hilton Anchorage is proud to introduce the Hooper Bay Cafe, an exciting full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Diners can choose a light snack or feast at the restaurant's extensive buffet station. The Hooper Bay Cafe also offers two private dining areas for business meetings or special occasions.
The new Bruins(TM) Bar is fast becoming a casual meeting place for the after-work crowd in downtown Anchorage. Locals and hotel guests alike can select from a wide variety of cocktails, microbrews and other beverages while keeping up-to-date of the latest business news and sporting events from around the world. The bar's unique name is taken from the dominant visual presence of two large Alaskan bears on display adjacent to the bar's entrance.
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Business travelers will be pleased to know that one of the most trusted names in the copy business, Kinko's(R), has arrived at the Hilton Anchorage. This new business center with personal work areas, computers with high speed Internet access See how to access the Internet. , fax machines, phones, color and black & white copying machines, as well as numerous business supplies; is located on the first floor near the new meeting space.
"Our dedicated team members are eager to greet new and loyal guests of our hotel in this contemporary and relaxing design," said Lee Chipman, hotel general manager. "These recent renovations have solidified Hilton Anchorage's leadership role in the community as a hotel dedicated to providing guests with the convenience and customer service they expect from the Hilton brand."
Nearly all guestrooms provide their occupants with beautiful views of nearby Cook Inlet Cook Inlet
Inlet, Gulf of Alaska in the northern Pacific Ocean. Bounded by the Kenai Peninsula on the east, it extends northeast for 220 mi (350 km), narrowing from 80 to 9 mi (129 to 14 km). Anchorage is situated near its head. or the Chugach mountain range. In addition to the new lobby food and beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods. offerings, the always-popular Top of the World restaurant with a commanding view of the city of Anchorage offers a range of dining delights.
The Hilton Anchorage, located downtown at 500 West Third Avenue, is a block from the Egan Convention Center and the Alaskan Railroad Station. The hotel also is seven miles from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (IATA: ANC, ICAO: PANC, FAA LID: ANC) is the major airport in the United States state of Alaska located 4 miles (6 km) southwest of downtown Anchorage. and just minutes from attractions such as the Imaginarium, Portage Glacier and the Anchorage History and Art Museum.
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For more information or to make reservations, visit www.anchorage.hilton.com, call 800/HILTONS or the hotel directly at 907/272-7411.