Crossgates, Homewood Suites and Tru by Hilton (NYSE: HLT), celebrated the recent opening of the new on-site 192-room dual-branded hotel with a Grand Opening party last evening. Over 200 guests were able to tour the hotel, its meeting space, guest rooms and experience both Hilton brands under one roof.
This property will allow guests extra perks at Crossgates, included added savings and conveniences. This includes a Crossgates “Stay & Save” savings pass received at check-in, full of extra savings at various shops, restaurants and entertainment destinations within Crossgates. A “Shop & Drop” delivery service, bringing shopping bags right from the guests hands over to the hotel so that visitors can continue on with ease, will make their trip that much simpler.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with Hilton on the opening of the very first dual-branded Tru and Homewood Suites property in the country, our second Hilton hotel across our portfolio of shopping, dining, and entertainment complexes throughout the northeast,” said Stephen J. Congel, Chief Executive Officer, Pyramid Management Group, LLC. “The addition of this dynamic hotel at Crossgates further solidifies its reputation as a premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination and gives guests another reason to extend their stay in Guilderland and Albany County.”
Throughout the evening, guests were able to experience tastings from menus of various restaurants within Crossgates, such as 110 Grill, Lucky Strike Social and Dave & Buster’s. Crossgates and Hilton partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities at the event where invited guests helped raise $1,000 to benefit this amazing organization.
“We’re delighted to open Homewood Suites by Hilton and Tru by Hilton Albany Crossgates and offer business and leisure travelers visiting Albany with an innovative and value-driven lodging experience,” said Adam Gollub, General Manager, Aimbridge Hospitality. “Blending these two category-leading brands and their signature, yet unique, identities under one roof furthers propels our commitment to providing quality lodging options to meet a wide variety of styles, travel needs and desired price points.”