Feb 22, 2019
Vision Hospitality Group Celebrates Grand Opening of Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown
Vision Hospitality Group, Inc., celebrated the grand opening of the Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown on Thursday, February 21st. The celebration included live music from the Devin Crutcher band, food, drinks, and a special performance by the Memphis Grizzline, the official drumline of the Memphis NBA team. Vision hosted city officials, Hilton Worldwide representatives and more to enjoy the new hotel located at 201 Union Avenue.
With the opening of each Vision hotel, the hospitality company partners with a local organization to present a generous donation for the cause. The Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown was honored to partner with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, an institution committed to the advancement of cures for ediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Christopher Owens accepted the donation on the organization's behalf.
The 150-room hotel has a boutique-inspired, contemporary design and incorporates rich wood accents and marble to provide a fresh take on the traditional Hilton Garden Inn. Amenities include an indoor swimming pool, over 1,000 feet of meeting space, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
The hotel also debuts The Greyhound, a premier bar with an outdoor patio, which caters to both guests and locals alike. Built on the site of the city’s former Greyhound bus station, the signature bar offers a variety of libations with an emphasis on gin cocktails. Utilizing a curated menu of premium craft gins, spices, tonics and bitters, each cocktail is uniquely created tableside on The Greyhound’s signature “Gin+Tonic Trolley”. The new food and beverage concept also offers elevated southern inspired bar snacks.
Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown is located in one of the most vibrant and historic areas in Memphis. Guests have access to a spectrum of authentic restaurants and shopping, as well as the FedEx Forum, the historic Peabody Hotel and Auto Zone Park, all within walking distance of the hotel.
“We are thrilled to enter the Memphis market with one of the most trusted hotel brands available today,” said Mitch Patel, Vision Hospitality Group President & CEO. “Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown was designed to complement the city’s rich culture, from The Greyhound to the Blues inspired furnishings. Guests will experience an authentic Memphis stay while enjoying the comforting amenities backed by the award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand.”