Tru by Hilton breaks ground in Columbia


Parks Hospitality Group broke ground on a new Tru by Hilton property located in Columbia, South Carolina. The 117-room, four-story hotel will be located at 183 Stoneridge Road and will be owned and operated by Parks Hospitality Group. Construction is expected to be completed late 2019.

Tru by Hilton Columbia Greystone is conveniently located by Greystone Boulevard, near I-126, and will be the third Tru by Hilton property in the Parks Hospitality portfolio. Parks Hospitality has plans to develop three additional Tru by Hilton properties in the near future.

“We are excited to bring Tru by Hilton Columbia Greystone to the area and are honored to join such a vibrant and growing community,” said Trevor Walden, Vice President of Operations for Parks Hospitality Group. “Tru by Hilton will provide a great option for cost-conscious travelers looking for a great stay and ideal location.”

Tru by Hilton properties feature the amenities and experiences that matter most to guests, including comfortable beds, smaller, more efficiently designed rooms with a mobile desk, large bathrooms with premium bath amenities, top-rate in-room entertainment, a complimentary build-your-own “Top It” breakfast bar with healthy, sweet and savory items, a 2,880-square-foot lobby with areas for guests to work, play games, eat and lounge, along with a 24/7 “Eat. & Sip.” market with gourmet snacks and drinks. The hotel experience is enabled by technology including mobile check-in, Digital Key, super-fast free WiFi, remote printing, a social media wall, lobby tablets and accessibility to outlets everywhere. Additionally, Tru by Hilton properties offer fitness centers that leverage the latest fitness trends including barre, TRX bands, free weights, cardio and flexibility gear.

About Tru by Hilton
Tru by Hilton is a game-changing hotel brand providing a simplified and spirited approach that is grounded in value for business and leisure travelers. The brand is modern and functional, offering social connectivity with reimagined public spaces, including an open lobby comprised of four areas where guests can work, play, lounge, and eat. Designed to appeal cross-generationally, guests enjoy complimentary amenities, including a free, build-your-own ‘Top It’ breakfast with both healthy and indulgent items, coffee, and tea; smaller, more modern, and efficiently designed guestrooms with a rolling desk and oversized windows for natural light; a multifunctional fitness center; and fast WiFi. Premium snacks, light meal options and single-serve wine and beer are available for purchase at the 24/7 Eat. & Sip. market. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits.

About Parks Hospitality Group
Parks Hospitality Group owns and manages seven hotels in North Carolina and Tennessee employing over 300 associates. We currently have multiple hotels under development in Asheville and Burlington, North Carolina; as well as, Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina. We are proud franchise partners with Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.