Davidson Hotels & Resorts to Manage Hilton Boston Downtown/Financial District
The Hilton Marks Davidson’s First Downtown Boston Hotel
Davidson Hotels & Resorts, one of the nation's largest independent hotel management companies, today announced that it has assumed management of the 362-room Hilton Boston Downtown/Financial District. The hotel is the second management agreement between owners DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH) and Davidson.
"Davidson exceeded our expectations on our first hotel management opportunity together. They quickly improved operations, enhanced the guest experience and implemented aggressive revenue management and marketing strategies that led to an improved market share and bottom line," said John Williams, President and Chief Operating Officer for DiamondRock Hospitality. "We look forward to their duplicating that success at the Hilton Boston Downtown/Financial District."
In addition to its complement of large guest rooms, the 362-room Hilton Boston Downtown/Financial District includes 66 large, two-room suites. Offering a superior location in the heart of it all, the hotel was built during the 1920s and is housed in one of Boston's first art deco skyscrapers. Situated ten minutes from Logan International Airport and just over a mile from the Boston Convention & Exhibit Center at 89 Broad Street, the hotel is proximate to Faneuil Hall Marketplace/Quincy Market, the New England Aquarium, Boston Children's Museum and the TD Garden arena. Hotel amenities include more than 10,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, complimentary business center, state-of-the-art fitness center and Nix's Mate Restaurant,which is located in the main level of the hotel with a separate, dedicated entrance on Broad Street. Offering the very best in modern American fare with a seasonal and local influence, the menu is created and executed by Chef David Nevins, formerly of Todd English's Olives and Neptune Oyster.
About DiamondRock Hospitality Company
DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) that is an owner of premium hotel properties. The Company owns 26 premium hotels with approximately 11,500 rooms and holds one senior mortgage loan. The Company's hotels are generally operated under globally recognized brands such as Hilton, Marriott, and Westin. For further information, please visit DiamondRock Hospitality Company's website at www.drhc.com.
About Davidson Hotels & Resorts
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company providing management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. Amassing one of the purest full-service hotel portfolios in the industry, Davidson, along with its lifestyle and luxury operating division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, specializes in independent and branded assets in the upper-upscale to near-luxury segments including 43 hotels, nearly 13,000 rooms and 1.4 million square feet of meeting space across the United States. A trusted partner and preferred operator of Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Starwood hotels, Davidson delivers hospitality and creates value for owners with every single hotel. More information can be found at www.davidsonhotels.com.