New Hampton by Hilton Hotel Opens in Sheffield

New Hampton by Hilton Hotel Opens in Sheffield

13 March 2014

SHEFFIELD, U.K. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton by Hilton today announced the opening of its latest UK hotel, Hampton by Hilton
Sheffield which joins Hilton Worldwide global value brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced hotels.

Located in a former police station, the 142 guest room hotel, which is on Sheffield's West Bar Green, has undergone an extensive multi-million renovation to offer guests comfortable, and affordable accommodations, as well as a complimentary 24-hour fitness centre, a 24/7 snack area and two meeting rooms that can seat up to 12 delegates each.

Phil Cordell, global head for focused service and Hampton brand management, Hilton Worldwide, said, "We are pleased to introduce our signature Hamptonality style of service to a new destination in the UK, and providing our high-quality facilities to both business and leisure travelers alike in Sheffield. As ever, we pride ourselves on the 100% Hampton Guarantee, which means that if guests aren't satisfied, we don't expect them to pay."

Located less than 30 kilometres from the international Doncaster Sheffield Airport, in Sheffield's city centre, the hotel provides guests with the opportunity to enjoy a city break within easy reach of some of South Yorkshire's most well-known historic places of interest, music and sport venues and family attractions, including the renowned Crucible Theatre, the International Sports Centre, Ponds Forge, and the area's top free attraction, Millennium Gallery*.

Simon Vincent, president, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said, "The UK is leading the way for Hampton by Hilton growth in Europe, providing a superb offering for both travellers and owners alike. With more than a million people visiting Sheffield each year, our latest Hampton opening is ideally located for nearby attractions and the local business community, joining our Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton hotels already operating in the city."

Hampton by Hilton Sheffield is managed by hotel management company, Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Robert Crook, Managing Director for the UK, Interstate, said, "The renovation and transformation of this former police station has produced a magnificent modern hotel in the heart of Sheffield city centre. It has all the facilities that business and leisure guests would expect, as well as free WiFi and a hot breakfast included in the room rate, making it a valuable new addition to the city's thriving hospitality sector."

Ranging from standard doubles, twin and family rooms, to mobility accessible rooms, all accommodation at Hampton by Hilton Sheffield includes a 32" LCD TV, air conditioning, coffee and tea maker, an iron and ironing board, a Hampton clock radio, a work desk with task chair, a lap desk and a spacious well-lit bathroom with walk-in shower.

Peter Hendry has been appointed as general manager of the hotel, bringing a wealth of industry experience to the role. Peter said, "The new Hampton by Hilton Sheffield hotel is a fantastic addition to Hilton Worldwide's UK portfolio. Sheffield is a wonderful city which I'm now proud to call my home. As the UK's first ever City of Culture it has great range of things to do and attractions to see, no matter what kind of break our guests are after."

For more information or to make reservations, visit Hampton by Hilton Sheffield
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/hampton-by-hilton-sheffield-DSASHHX/index.html
or call +44 (0) 114 399 0999.

Read more about Hampton Hotels at www.hampton.com