Hilton Orrington/Evanston Opens On Chicago’s North Shore

Landmark Four Diamond Hotel Joins Hilton Portfolio

This information originated in American English.

May 06, 2010

EVANSTON, Il. and MCLEAN, Va. -  Hilton Hotels today announces the opening of Hilton Orrington/Evanston, a Four Diamond hotel, located at 1710 Orrington Avenue, in Evanston, Il., on Chicago's North Shore. Originally opened in 1923 and reopened in 2005 having undergone a major renovation, this nine-story 269-room hotel now acquires the Hilton name and, with it, the brand standards and operational excellence expected from a Hilton hotel.

This tastefully appointed hotel features modern conveniences for the savvy business traveler, along with the comfort, prime location and thoughtful amenities expected by leisure guests. Spacious, renovated guestrooms and suites boast a long list of guest amenities, generous work surfaces, luxurious Serenity Bedding and wireless HSIA throughout the hotel. Dining options on property include The Globe Café, Futami Restaurant and Indigo Lounge.

"We are so pleased to be newly recognized among the Hilton Hotels portfolio of properties," said Hilton Orrington/Evanston General Manager Russ Abell. "With our classic modern aesthetic and prime North Shore location, Hilton Orrington/Evanston is a unique oasis of urban sophistication for the modern traveler to Chicago."

Guests at the property can take advantage of a grand opening special* that includes a celebratory night in a luxurious guestroom with a bottle of Champagne** upon arrival, and a "feel good" morning with time spent in the Hilton Fitness by Precor fitness center, $30.00 credit in Indigo Lounge or Globe Café, complimentary valet parking and 1:00 pm late check-out. This offer is subject to availability and can be booked by August 31, 2010.

The premiere destination for meeting planners, Hilton Orrington/Evanston has 18,505 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet facilities, including an elegant ballroom, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, creative catering services and an IACC-approved 12,000 square foot conference center for meetings from 10 to three hundred. A professional staff is on hand to flawlessly execute successful business conferences, training seminars, receptions and gala social events. Additionally, a 24-hour business center is equipped with all the necessities.

"Hilton continues to expand its U.S. portfolio with the addition of Hilton Orrington/Evanston. This newly renovated boutique hotel offers our authentic hospitality and signature style to travelers visiting the Greater Chicago area," said Dave Horton, Global Head - Hilton Hotels brand.

Hilton Orrington/Evanston in Illinois is conveniently located just north of Chicago, steps from Lake Michigan and only 30 minutes east of O'Hare Airport and 40 minutes northeast of Chicago Midway Airport. This historic North Shore hotel is located in the heart of downtown Evanston, surrounded by boutique shops, a variety of dining and retail venues, a subway stop leading into Chicago, a multiplex movie theater and the picturesque Northwestern University campus.

Guests at Hilton Orrington/Evanston are eligible to earn Hilton HHonors points and miles. Reservations can be made through Hilton Reservations Worldwide at 1-800-HILTONS or by visiting www.hilton.com.

The grand opening special and late check-out are subject to availability and may not be combined with other select promotional rates, bonus points and/or miles offers. Stays must be completed by August 31, 2010, and blackout dates are June 17-19, 2010, based on availability. Rates exclude all taxes, gratuities or incidentals. The SRP code required for booking is P0. ** Service of alcohol is subject to local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

John Forrest Ales, Hilton Hotels
+ 1 703 883 5212

Leah Goldstein, Murphy O'Brien (for Hilton Hotels)
+ 1 310 586 7124

Randy Pluta, Hilton Orrington/Evanston
+ 1 847 556 7902 


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