Hilton Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence In Chicagoland: Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center Opens
Golf Resort and Conference Center Located in an Upscale Chicago Suburb Offers First-Class Amenities, Accommodations and Event Space
August 14, 2014 – OAK BROOK, Ill. and McLEAN, Va. – Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the official opening of Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, formerly Oak Brook Hills Resort, conveniently located just west of downtown Chicago. Nestled in the upscale suburb of Oak Brook, Ill., the peaceful, 150-acre estate is home to Audubon certified 18-hole championship Willow Crest Golf Course and other premier amenities making the resort an ideal destination for getaways, golf trips, family vacations, weddings and business events. Situated just 30 minutes outside of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center is a multi-faceted retreat for leisure and business travelers alike.
“As Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to meet the needs of today’s business and leisure travelers, we are proud to welcome Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center to our portfolio of more than 550 hotels worldwide,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “With a championship golf course and tented pavilion for business events, to our pet-friendly accommodations and casual eateries for families, we look forward to setting the stage for our guests to create memorable experiences while visiting this leading Midwest destination.”
The scenic resort is home to 386 guest rooms, including 39 suites that offer a residential feel with breathtaking views of the lush Willow Crest Golf Course, a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary with sprawling willow trees and lakes. Accommodations at Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center are non-smoking, pet-friendly and designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Guest rooms feature contemporary in-room amenities including HDTVs, Wi-Fi, extra-large work areas, ergonomic work chairs, two 2-line speaker phones and in-room coffee makers. For fitness and recreational convenience, guests have access to the golf course, a 24-hour fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools with whirlpools and saunas, billiard tables, game rooms, as well as tennis, volleyball and basketball courts. Guests can also explore nearby attractions including the Brookfield Zoo, Morton Arboretum, Chicagoland Speedway and Oak Brook Shopping Center.
Featuring 36 meeting venues throughout more than 42,500 sq. ft. of exhibition space, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center offers all the amenities of a resort while providing convenience for business conference needs. From a tiered amphitheater seating 145 attendees to a 13,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom holding 1,500 guests, the property is an ideal venue for small and large business meetings, conferences, weddings, retreats, banquets and other social events. The highly trained Team Members at this International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) certified meeting center provide onsite support for the state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, as well as full-service catering customized through the assortment of Food & Beverage packages.
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center offers dining options catered to travelers of all kinds. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, guests can savor the resort’s farm-to-table culture at The Grille, serving local meats and cheeses in appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burger, flatbreads and more. During the warmer months, The Grille Patio is open for guests to relish the scenic resort while enjoying the restaurant’s innovative dishes made with only the freshest ingredients. The relaxed Windows Restaurant has something for every appetite, at every time of day, and the Lobby Café offers a variety of snacks and beverages, including Starbucks. Guests looking to enjoy a cocktail can visit the Lobby Bar for signature beverages with fresh squeezed juices and garnishes, all while overlooking the lavish Willow Crest Golf Club. Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center is also pleased to provide guests with a delicious room service menu.
“We are excited to join the Hilton Worldwide portfolio and extend the brand’s world-renowned hospitality. Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center is designed to provide premier accommodations for corporate travelers looking for business-friendly amenities as well as families and leisure travelers looking for a little extra space right outside of Chicago,” said Stefan Mühle, general manager, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center. “Whether our guests are planning large conferences or escaping to a tranquil resort, we look forward to providing exceptional experiences with our state-of-the-art facilities.”
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center will participate 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 4,000 hotels worldwide.
For more information about Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, please visit the hotel’s website at http://chicagooakbrookhills.hilton.com, contact your preferred travel professional or call the hotel directly at +1-630-850-5555.
The hotel is operated by Chicago-based Portfolio Hotels & Resorts, under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide.
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Founded in 1919 as the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of savvy global travelers at more than 550 hotels across six continents. Hilton is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader in hospitality with Team Members shaping experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,250 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 700,000 rooms in 93 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Canopy by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.
SOURCE: Hilton Worldwide