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Hotel Breaks Ground

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Hotel Breaks Ground

Hampton Inn moves forward with construction

Lincolnton, NC: Lincoln Economic Development Association organized a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, December 2, for the new Hampton Inn hotel located at 129 Roper Road in Lincolnton.

Construction is scheduled for completion by August 2011. When completed, the new Lincolnton Hampton Inn hotel will feature 71 guest rooms, a fitness center with pool, meeting room, and a business center to meet the needs of the traveling guests. The hotel will offer many cost saving benefits for the consumers, including complimentary breakfast, free local telephone calls, and free in-room movies. Ninety-five percent inventories of rooms will be nonsmoking.

In addition, all Hampton Inn hotels offer an unconditional 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, which assures guests that they will be completely satisfied or their night(s) stay is free. Every Hampton Inn hotel also provides guests with fresh, clean, comfortable accommodations and friendly, reliable service.

“A Hampton Inn is an ideal lodging product for the Lincolnton market”, said Todd Whittington with Touchstone Hospitality.

John Gilleland Jr., “We are very pleased to have Hampton Inn choose Lincolnton; it will complement our city and meet the needs of our citizens and local business.”

“As a member of Lincolnton’s Tourism Development Committee, this first class facility will be crucial in the continued efforts to recruit special events to our community.” Says, Jeff Emory, City Manager

“We are pleased that Touchstone Hospitality has chosen to locate a Hampton Inn in Lincolnton. This will benefit our existing businesses as well as helping us recruit new businesses to our city and county.” George Arena, Lincoln County Board of Commissioners

Crystal Gettys, Business Development Manager of LEDA, “The new Hampton Inn marks a milestone in our efforts to support the existing industries of Lincoln County and their needs to accommodate corporate visitors.”

Pinkerton and Laws of Georgia, Inc., serves as the general contractor for the project. The hotel will be owned and operated by Touchstone Hospitality, Inc. Hampton Inn, which includes Hampton Inn & Suites, is part of Hilton Hotels Inc. A leader in the hospitality industry.

To make reservations at any Hampton Inn Hotel, guests may call 1-800-HAMPTON (1-800-426-7866). Guests with hearing impairments may call a special toll-free reservation number, 1-800-451-HTDD. Information about any Hampton Inn hotel is available to Internet users by accessing World Wide Web URL http://www/hamptoninn.com

About LEDA

Lincoln Economic Development Association is a private, 501c(3) non-profit corporation charged with facilitating industrial and office development in Lincolnton and Lincoln County. LEDA’s mission is to foster an economic environment that promotes an enhancement of the standard of living by creating more and better jobs for the citizens of Lincolnton and Lincoln County and an increased and diversified tax base to provide needed community services. The organization’s goals include retention and expansion of existing business; attraction of diversified base industries and improvement of the overall business climate within Lincolnton and Lincoln County.

 

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