The landmark hotel features luxurious accommodations, elegant event venues, and more than a quarter mile of verandahs and balconies wrapping around the hotel. With 144 newly refurbished rooms, completed during the hotel’s first phase of renovation, and more than 8,000 sq. ft. Credit: Curio - A Collection by Hilton.

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced The Partridge Inn will join the Curio - A Collection by Hilton portfolio following a $6 million renovation to the historic property. Curious travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences can feel the splendor of true southern hospitality with the quiet reassurance that comes with being a part of Hilton Worldwide when The Partridge Inn joins Curio this summer.

"We're thrilled to see the Curio portfolio expanding to all parts of the country," said Matt Wehling, senior vice president, development - North America, Hilton Worldwide. "The Partridge Inn brings historic charm to a collection that continues to evolve with impressive properties and authentic local experiences."

In the heart of the historic Summerville district, The Partridge Inn has played an important role in the community as host to events, family reunions and weddings in Augusta since 1892. Today, it plays host to guests attending one of America's most watched and loved golf tournaments.

"The Partridge Inn has been a longstanding part of the community, and it will continue to be Augusta's premier hotel when it reopens as part of the Curio collection," said Greg Winey, president and principal, NorthPointe Hospitality Management. "Our mantra will always be to cater to the community and guests and with Hilton Worldwide behind us we can continue to deliver the best to our Augusta visitors."

The landmark hotel features luxurious accommodations, elegant event venues, and more than a quarter mile of verandahs and balconies wrapping around the hotel.  With 144 newly refurbished rooms, completed during the hotel's first phase of renovation, and more than 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, The Partridge Inn is ready to share its "southern charm and hospitality."

The second phase of renovations will update the lobby, meeting space, ballroom, restaurant, bar, pool, parking deck and landscaping which will be completed in time for the hotel's grand opening event in October. All renovations are being thoughtfully curated in a way that is consistent with the traditions of the historic hotel and surrounding area and infuse touch points that guests are looking for, including exceptional Internet connectivity, 42" TVs with over 100 high definition channels, and high end linens.

A global brand of distinctive upscale and luxury independent hotels, Curio is a collection of hotels hand-picked for their distinct character and personality, appealing to passionate travelers seeking local discovery.

"Each hotel in the Curio collection is completely different from the next, and the addition of The Partridge Inn shows the diversity that inquisitive travelers can find with Curio," said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio - A Collection by Hilton. "One thing The Partridge Inn does have in common with the rest of the collection is its authentic, remarkable and independent spirit."

As members of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, all Curio hotels, including The Partridge Inn, participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn both Points and Miles on the same stay and no blackout dates on reward stays. In addition, HHonors members can use Points to purchase unique experience rewards, premium merchandise, make charitable contributions and more.

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Contacts:
Christine Miller
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6462
christine.miller@hilton.com

Justin Vallejo
For Hilton Worldwide
+1 212 715 1600
justin.vallejo@finnpartners.com

About NorthPointe Hospitality Management, LLC
NorthPointe Hospitality Management, LLC is a comprehensive, added value management company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Experts in managing all aspects of hotel operations from accounting to staffing, to food and beverage operations, NorthPointe Hospitality's main focus is to ensure exceptional returns by deploying cutting edge techniques in financial management, guest service, quality assurance and employee retention. Its principals have a 30 year history in the hospitality business overseeing both full and select service hotels.

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of more than 40 remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Read the latest Curio Collection stories at news.curiocollection.com, discover Curio Collection destinations through Cities by Curio itineraries at citiesbycurio.com and connect with the collection on facebook.com/curiocollection, instagram.com/curiocollection and twitter.com/curiocollection.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. 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 exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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