U.S. Hotel News: Openings in South Carolina, Texas

U.S. Hotel News: Openings in South Carolina, Texas

Published 01/28/2020 at 4:23 PM PDT

U.S. Hotel News: Openings in South Carolina, Texas

(Portland, Oregon) – Texas and South Carolina just saw two new hotels springing up, adding some extra incentives for visitors to those regions of the southern United States. Both are focused on luxury to some extent and have some innovative approaches to the tourism industry. (Above: Staybridge Suites IAH Houston Airport East in Houston, Texas).

The new Texas hotel Staybridge Suites IAH Houston Airport East is going to attract some more leisure travelers and those staying for business reasons. The hotel officially opened last week. The 104-room property located at 7195 Will Clayton Pkwy in Humble, TX, is a mere 1.2 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Easy access to Hwy US 59 provides a straight shot for guests to enjoy downtown Houston.

All guest rooms at the pet-friendly hotel offer living rooms with large, well-lit work areas and full kitchens with microwaves, stovetops, dishwashers, full-size refrigerators, toasters, and coffee makers. Some suites offer separate living areas and balconies. Complimentary drink and dining options include a hot breakfast and evening social hour with wine, beer, and select menu items. Guests can also enjoy access to the property’s outdoor pool, BBQ pavilion, 24/7fitness center, business center, and free self-laundry facilities. Complimentary Wi-Fi is on hand for all guests.

Surrounding amenities include shopping and a selection of more than 100 restaurants. Popular attractions include Deerbrook Mall, Humble Civic Center, George Turner Stadium, Main Event Entertainment Center, Lindsay Lyons Sports and Park Complex, and Greater Houston’s popular restaurants. The Staybridge Suites IAH Houston Airport East’s complimentary shuttle is available for stops within a five-mile radius. The shuttle also includes complimentary service to the airport.

“It was our mission to provide something different,” said Prakash Ahuja, owner of Staybridge Suites IAH Airport East. “Distinct. More space and a greater sense of community that breaks down the walls of monotonous, restrictive travel to help all those that travel into the Humble, Texas area feel unconfined and experience exceptional customer service all while taking a break from the travel norm.”

The hotel’s website with additional information and booking availability can be found here.

Hilton's hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, recently announced the opening of its latest property, Tru by Hilton Columbia Greystone in Columbia, South Carolina. The 117-room, four-story hotel is located at 185 Stonebridge Drive and is owned and operated by Parks Hospitality Group. Tru by Hilton Columbia is located off I-126 and is conveniently located minutes from the downtown area and the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

Tru by Hilton properties feature the amenities and experiences that matter most to guests, including comfortable beds, smaller, more efficiently designed rooms with a mobile desk, large bathrooms with premium bath amenities, top-rate in-room entertainment, a complimentary build-your-own "Top It" breakfast bar with healthy, sweet and savory items, a 2,880-square-foot lobby with areas for guests to work, play games, eat and lounge, along with a 24/7 "Eat. & Sip." market with gourmet snacks and drinks. The hotel experience is enabled by technology including mobile check-in, Digital Key, super-fast free WiFi, remote printing, a social media wall, lobby tablets and accessibility to outlets everywhere. Additionally, Tru by Hilton properties offer fitness centers that leverage the latest fitness trends including barre, TRX bands, free weights, cardio and flexibility gear.

"We are excited to bring Tru by Hilton to the Columbia Greystone area and to introduce business and leisure travelers to an innovative midscale lodging experience," said Trevor Walden, Vice President of Operations for Parks Hospitality Group. "Our location near the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden and the downtown area, unique set of offerings and affordable price make us a top choice for guests visiting the Columbia, South Carolina area."

To make a reservation, visit Tru by Hilton Columbia Greystone or call +1-803-756-4140.