Hampton opens its first hotel in Europe
Hampton opens its first hotel in Europe
03 MARCH 2009 9:00 AM

Hotel Solutions London Limited unveils 88-room Hampton by Hilton Corby/Kettering in the United Kingdom.

Beverly Hills, CA., March 2, 2009 –Hampton® Hotels, the international brand of hotels and part of the Hilton Family of Hotels, is proud to announce the official opening of its first ever European hotel property. The 88-room Hampton by Hilton Corby/Kettering, located at Rockingham Leisure Park in Corby, Northamptonshire is the first Hampton by Hilton to open its doors to guests in the United Kingdom.

The new Hampton by Hilton™ hotel is franchised, owned and operated by the management company Hotel Solutions London Limited (H.S.L).

“With our opening of the first Hampton By Hilton in Europe, H.S.L. is joining the Hilton family and in conjunction with Mr.Ramesh Dewan has made a commitment of owning & operating 20 new Hampton by Hilton’s over the next few years," said Pearl Pailihawadana, Operational Director.

Providing fresh and clean, stylish, comfortable rooms and outstanding guest service is a top priority for Hampton by Hilton and are some of the reasons why the brand should be highly competitive in the UK market.

“Hampton by Hilton Hotels combines quality, exceptional guest service, comfort and plenty of extras, making Hampton by Hilton the hot new brand of choice in the marketplace today,” said Richard Lee, Hampton by Hilton Corby general manager.  “Hampton by Hilton dramatically enhances the guest experience, with products and services ranging from free On the House® hot breakfast, the exclusive Purity Basics® bath products and free high-speed Internet access all backed by Hampton’s 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. “

Just 90 minutes by train from London and few minutes from the newly developed Corby train station, the Hampton by Hilton Corby is located in the heart of a rapidly developing and regenerating community. The hotel in Corby is located within an up and coming vibrant area, with a busy business park and several dining options within easy walking distance of the hotel.

The hotel offers standard guest rooms with a queen size bed and double sofa bed. There are also accessible rooms for guests with special needs.  Additional guest amenities include a free daily hot breakfast featuring a range of inter-changing breakfast items found in the breakfast area. With the additional flexible mixed seating area, guests will be able to get comfortable, relax and enjoy the bar and food from the snack area, especially for the busy on the go business traveller. Also on site is a stylish fitness centre and meeting space.  

The hotel is a short distance away from quaint historic towns and stately castles such as Rockingham Castle. Guests seeking the need for speed will find it just two miles from the Hampton by Hilton Corby at Rockingham Motor Speedway, one of Europe's fastest racing circuits. Combined with its close proximity to Corby High Street in the heart of the old town, the Hampton by Hilton Corby/Kettering is bringing a whole new meaning to the guest experience in the hotel industry.

Hampton by Hilton™ combines the strength of the Hilton name with the power of the Hampton brand. This is a new kind of economy hotel that is designed to appeal to business and leisure travellers alike, offering best in class service and comfort.

To make reservations at the Hampton by Hilton Corby/Kettering hotel, travellers can visit the Hampton by Hilton web site at hamptonbyhilton.com.  Hampton by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonors, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles and No Blackout Dates.

About Hampton Hotels

The Hampton brand, including; Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton  and Hampton by Hilton is an award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment. All Hampton hotels offer warm surroundings and a friendly service culture that share a common “personality” supported by the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.  High-quality accommodations, in-room conveniences and the latest technology, combined with numerous locations and consistent offerings, have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands.  For more information about Hampton by Hilton, please visit www.hamptonbyhilton.com.

Hampton Hotels is a part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,200 hotels and 545,000 rooms in 77 countries and territories, with more than 135,000 team members worldwide.  The company owns, manages or franchises some of the best known and highly regarded hotel brands including HiltonÒ, ConradÒ Hotels & Resorts, DoubletreeÒ, Embassy Suites HotelsÒ, Hampton InnÒ, Hampton Inn & SuitesÒ, Hilton Garden InnÒ, Hilton Grand Vacations™, Homewood Suites by HiltonÒ, Home2 Suites by Hilton™ and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection™.  For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonfamily.com.

About Hotel Solutions London Limited

Other than operating Hampton By Hilton Corby Kettering, Hotel Solutions London Ltd (HSL) are contract managers of departments within a large number of UK hotels dealing with over 4000 bedrooms throughout Britain. H.S.L. manages departments for brands such as Sheraton Hotels, Radisson Hotels, Park Inn Hotels, and Days Hotels & currently has over 500 employees. H.S.L. is part owned by the Dewan Foundation where by a quarter of all its profits are used for good causes throughout the world.

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