MEMPHIS, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a license agreement to operate a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in downtown Memphis, Tenn. The new-build, 140-room Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown, expected to open in May 2016, will be owned and managed by Turkey Creek Hospitality.

"We're thrilled about the signing of a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in the heart of Memphis, home to our Hilton Worldwide Memphis Commercial Services Center and Hilton Garden Inn brand," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "By working with Turkey Creek Hospitality, we will bring our brand of upscale, yet affordable hotels to travelers experiencing the musical flavor and energy of The Bluff City."

Forming part of the award-winning, mid-priced brand that delivers high quality and value, Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown, located at 235 Union Avenue, will be the first Hilton Garden Inn property in downtown Memphis, joining an existing Memphis-Southaven property, as well as Hilton Garden Inn Memphis-Wolfchase, scheduled to open in July 2015.  The new downtown hotel will be just minutes from BBQ and blues music on iconic Beale Street and within walking distance to city highlights including the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, the National Civil Rights Museum, BB King's Blues Club, Orpheum Theatre, and the home of the Memphis Grizzlies, The FedExForum.

A great option for both business and leisure travelers, Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown will offer guests a combination of best-in-class customer service together with affordable comfort and convenience of the Hilton Garden Inn brand's signature features, like its pressure-reducing Garden Sleep System®  bed,  ergonomic Mirra®  chair by Herman Miller, LCD high-definition, flat-screen television, a spacious work desk, a "hospitality center" that features a mini refrigerator and Keurig single-cup coffee brewer in every guest room, and complimentary Internet access.

The hotel will boast a range of guest amenities including a health club, an indoor pool, a 24-hour business center, 3000 square feet of meeting space, a lobby lounge, dining at American Grill, and the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® shop with a selection of delicious readymade meals, beverages and snacks.

The hotel will also participate in Hilton HHonors® , the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 3,800 hotels worldwide.

For more information about this hotel and upcoming openings of the Hilton Garden Inn brand, guests should visit or

Dawn Ray
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 5954

About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning, upscale, yet affordable hotel brand that continually strives to ensure today’s busy travelers have everything they need to be most productive on the road — from our oh-so-comfortable Garden Sleep System® bed to complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet access in all guestrooms. So whether on the road for personal or business reasons, Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while away from home. For more information about our locations around the globe, visit or

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.