WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - The six-year-old, 131-room Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines, IA has begun an estimated 8-month, $6 Million addition of 45 guest rooms and 14,000 square feet of modern and sophisticated event space featuring the world class hospitality of Michael LaValle and the Des Moines Embassy club at its Jordan Creek Crossing location. 

"The new addition, projected to open in June 2013, at the Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines enables the hotel to provide guests with superior accommodations, with a total of 176 guest rooms and more than 19,000 square feet of meeting/event space," said Glenn O'Connell, the hotel's General Manager.  "Our new space will be perfectly suited for weddings, business conventions, association gatherings, family reunions, and for today's busy travelers to West Des Moines."

The new addition includes a 5,600 square foot Grand Hall that will seat more than 400 people, and can be divided into two separate meeting spaces.  The Grand Hall will feature high ceilings, modern chandeliers, and tastefully appointed windows.    The addition also includes a private bride's dressing room, a 12-seat boardroom, a neighborhood-style full-service Lounge called "The Crossing," and two outdoor garden verandas for entertaining that total 4,400 square feet. 

Situated just minutes from Jordan Creek Town Center, Wells Fargo Corporate Headquarters, Embassy Club West, and Glen Oaks Golf and Country Club, the Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines provides the amenities to ensure guests have everything they need whether traveling for business or leisure.

All Hilton Garden Inn hotels feature the brand's signature Garden Sleep System® bed - a revolutionary bed providing self-adjusting, pressure-free support. Guests will stay productive with both wired and WiFi Internet access in guestrooms and public spaces. The hotel also features an ergonomic desk chair; a spacious and clutter-free work desk; and two speaker telephones equipped with data ports and voice mail. Guests will also benefit from the complimentary 24-hour business center, featuring Print SpotsTM remote printing which allows wireless printing from any laptop or smart phone. 

Guests can start off their day with a full-cooked-to-order breakfast featuring omelets, fruit, breads and the brand's signature waffle in the Great American Grill® restaurant. The restaurant will also serve cocktails and dinner, as well as evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a complete selection of salty snacks, sweet treats, cold beverages as well as freshly prepared, frozen and microwaveable packaged items.

Other hotel amenities include: a glass-enclosed Pavilion lobby featuring a comfortable lounge area with a television and fireplace; an easy-to-set alarm clock that allows guests to play their portable CD or MP3 player; an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven and coffee maker; a sitting area with an easy chair and ottoman; a hairdryer; and an iron and ironing board. The hotel's recreational facilities consist of a fitness center with state-of-the-art Precor Fitness Center, as well as an indoor swimming pool, children's wading pool and whirlpool.

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines, IA participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.  The hotel is now accepting event reservations for June 2013 and beyond. 

To make your reservations, or for more information about the Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines, IA, contact Glenn O'Connell or Fay Sullivan at 515-223-0571. 

Contacts:
Dawn Ray
Hilton Worldwide - Global
+1 901 374 5954
dawn.ray@hilton.com

Glenn O’Connell
515-223-0571
glenn.oconnell@hilton.com

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities they prefer for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms that Hilton Garden Inn will do whatever it takes to ensure every guest is satisfied, or they don’t pay. You can count on us. Guaranteed™. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving cooked-to-order breakfast daily and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members operating at more than 740 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying hospitality experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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