Denver community leaders gathered to celebrate the opening of Hilton’s newest hotel, Hilton Denver City Center, a modern, upscale retreat in the heart of the city. The ribbon-cutting ceremony introduced the 613-room hotel, which towers 20-stories high and features newly renovated public spaces, guest rooms and dining venues following the completion of a $27 million multi-phased renovation. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by CEO of Visit Denver, Richard Scharf, and Councilman Albus Brooks as well as Tim Benolken, Hilton’s senior vice president of operations for North America.
“We are excited to strengthen our presence in one of the most scenic and fastest growing cities in the country,” said David C. Marr, senior vice president and global head, full service brands, Hilton. “With its stunning mountain and city views, modernly appointed spaces and location in the heart of Denver, Hilton Denver City Center is the perfect addition to Hilton’s flagship brand.”
Towering above the Mile High City, Hilton Denver City Center offers breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and city skyline and is conveniently located near main downtown attractions including the Colorado Convention Center, 16th Street Mall, Pepsi Center, Sports Authority Field and Denver Art Museum. The hotel has 581 guest rooms and 32 suites, and expansive, flexible events space ideal for conferences, weddings and receptions.
“We have created a hotel with distinctive personalized service that will offer an unmatched experience in this flourishing market,” said James L. Francis, president and chief executive officer of Chesapeake Lodging Trust. “It is exciting to present Hilton Denver City Center, which represents our strong collaboration with the globally recognized Hilton brand.”
The hotel is owned by Chesapeake Lodging Trust of Arlington, Virginia.