Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP Grand Opening
In conjunction with Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s (IUP) desire to have a first-class hotel on campus, Hospitality Asset Management Company (HAMCO), partnering with Fiore Management, created a privately funded Hilton Garden Inn which opening on November 1, 2016. The first Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Indiana County, Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP reinforces the company’s focus on growth throughout the region.
Forming part of the award-winning, mid-priced brand that delivers high quality and value, the Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP is strategically located on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) adjacent to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC). The KCAC is a 148,500 square-feet complex and offers multiuse adaptable spaces including the 5,000 seat Ed Fry Arena and a 17,000 square-foot state of the art Conference Center. Just one mile from downtown Indiana, the Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP welcomes business and leisure travelers alike to experience all that western Pennsylvania has to offer.
Mark Morath, President of HAMCO, stated, “We continue to be proud to grow our company’s footprint in Indiana and onto the campus of IUP. The community has been very supportive of our efforts as we are eager to become a good neighbor bringing additional tourism into the area.”
The Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP features 128 guestrooms, all with Serta mattresses, ergonomic chair, LCD highdefinition flat-screen television, easy-to-set alarm clock with MP3 connectivity, a spacious work desk, and a “hospitality center” that features a mini refrigerator and coffee maker.
Recreational facilities include an indoor swimming pool and complimentary fitness center featuring cardio and strength training equipment. The hotel is also conveniently located within walking distance to the Hoodlebug fitness trail.
Community members and travelers to the Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP also have access to 3000 square feet of flexible banquet and meeting space, including one ballroom, three meeting rooms and a Boardroom, as well as signature Hilton Garden Inn brand attributes such as complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour business center. The hotel provides complimentary parking for guests.
For dining options, the hotel boasts a full service restaurant, CH Fields Craft Kitchen, offering freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service. The restaurant sources local ingredients and presents them in a unique American style, inclusive of seasonal items and daily specials. The attached bar and lounge features craft cocktails, beer and wine allowing travelers and local community members a relaxing social and dining atmosphere. CH Fields Craft Kitchen will be open Monday through Friday 6am-11pm and Saturday and Sunday 7am-11pm.
Also available, for light snacks, ready-made meals and beverages, will be the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® shop with a selection of delicious options.
The Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP participates 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 3,700 hotels worldwide. For more information about this hotel, guests should visit www.indianaatiup.hgi.com.
About Hospitality Asset Management Company Inc.
Hospitality Asset Management Company operates nine Pennsylvania lodging properties and four restaurants. The company is a full service management organization with extensive experience in hotel and restaurant development, financing, and operations.
In State College, they manage the AAA Four Diamond Carnegie Inn & Spa, Days Inn Penn State, the Hilton Garden Inn, the Super 8, the Quality Inn, the Nittany Budget Motel and Gigi’s Southern Table and the Carnegie Inn & Spa Fine Dining.
In Carlisle and Indiana, their operations include the Comfort Suites, the Comfort Inn and 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion and on the campus of IUP, the Hilton Garden Inn and CH Fields Craft Kitchen.