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Holladay Properties opens new Tru by Hilton in Baltimore

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Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) innovative hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, today announced the Grand Opening celebration of its latest property, Tru by Hilton Baltimore Harbor East. The property is owned and developed by Holladay Properties. 

A Grand Opening celebration will take place on June 8, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. and will welcome the Mayor of Baltimore, Brandon M. Scott, as well as Talene Staab, the Global Head of the Tru by Hilton brand. Other local dignitaries and VIPs will also be present. The event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a tour of the property.

“We are honored to welcome the Tru by Hilton Baltimore Harbor East to the great city of Baltimore. Overcoming the challenges of opening a new business during a pandemic speaks volumes not only of the team at the Tru, but also of the city of Baltimore’s commitment to bringing vibrant new businesses to our downtown corridor,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott. 

The 140-room hotel, located at 411 S Central Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, is owned by Holladay Properties and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality. The new hotel is conveniently located near Baltimore Harbor, Harbor East, Little Italy, and Fells Point. The Convention Center and Oriole Park are just five minutes away. The Tru by Hilton Baltimore Harbor East is also just 30 minutes away from Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, MD.

“The grand opening celebration is the culmination of many years of hard work and collaboration with city officials to bring Tru by Hilton Baltimore Harbor East to life,” said Monica Rodriguez, general manager. “It is incredibly rewarding to have the unwavering support of the community and our local leadership, and we want to thank them for helping to make this project possible.”

Tru by Hilton promises guests a simplified and spirited stay, rooted in value. Developed from the ground up using consumer and owner feedback, Tru by Hilton is a revolutionary brand with a cross-generational appeal for travelers looking for a new, affordable hotel experience.

“The city of Baltimore is the perfect landing spot for a hotel that is not only focused on value, but also an intelligently designed, beautiful space to work, stay, and play,” said Manette Tepe, SVP of Development at Holladay Properties. “Austin Haynes and Evan Paner from Holladay Properties both played critical roles in the success of this project, as well as triumphantly overcoming the significant obstacles that occurred with building and opening a new hotel during a pandemic.

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.

Tru by Hilton Baltimore Harbor East is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard WiFi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.

To make a reservation, visit Tru by Hilton Baltimore Harbor East or call +1 410-291-7500.

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