The Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island Completes a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation of Its Lobby, Restaurant and Public Spaces

SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 211 guestroom Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island has completed a multi-million dollar redesign of its lobby, public space and Sierra Pacific Restaurant/Lounge. The completion of this phase of the renovation complements the recent redesign of all guestrooms that included new granite top desks, dressers, safes, and new balconies. This beautiful and upscale hotel is ideally situated five minutes from San Diego International Airport in the Harbor Island community. Welcoming guests with contemporary charm, The Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island Hotel features resort-style amenities and services while providing easy access to downtown San Diego, as well as the San Diego Convention Center and the cruise ship port.

The most recent phase of remodeling includes a new and welcoming lobby that incorporates Hilton's user friendly check-in pods complemented by modern decorative tiling, lighting and wall treatments. Guests may relax in the newly redesigned lounge where club-style seating is arranged around a fireplace. Together all of these elements create a relaxing, fresh and inviting environment for guests. Additional upgrades to the hotel include the 24-hour Business Center with its private work stations, a new standard in Hilton's "Stay Connected" program that provides complimentary wireless high-speed internet access via AT&T. Guests will also enjoy the newly redesigned Sierra Pacific Restaurant/Lounge with its comfort seating, fresh décor and contemporary buffet station featuring The Breakfast at Hilton Buffet®, a healthy selection of hot and cold foods. In addition, the Sierra Pacific Restaurant serves California style fare throughout the day and evening. Additional enhancements to the hotel include a new pool patio with new furnishings, and upgraded carpeting and lighting in the 8,000 square feet of meeting and conference space.

"Both our business and leisure guests are delighted with the new upgrades and amenities at the hotel," said Susan Chung, Director of Sales, The Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island Hotel. "Our phone has been ringing off the hook with requests to schedule meetings and special events. Harbor Island is such a convenient and beautiful location, and now that we are providing these new luxury amenities and services the reception by guests has been outstanding," added Chung.

The Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island

Just minutes from San Diego International Airport, guests may enjoy complimentary airport shuttle service at this 211 guestroom waterfront property with spectacular views of the San Diego Downtown skyline and Harbor. Newly redesigned guestrooms feature the Hilton Serenity Bed®, balconies overlooking the Bay or Marina, complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room coffee service, and 32" HD flat screen televisions. Other amenities include Hilton Fitness by Precor®, an outdoor heated swimming pool with whirlpool spa, and room service. With over 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including the 3,200 square foot Marina Ballroom, the hotel is ideal for conferences and events. The property is pet friendly and parking is available on site for a fee. In addition to being only three miles from the San Diego Convention Center, the hotel is in close proximity to area attractions including: the cruise ship terminal, Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, Legoland, SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, the USS Midway, Seaport Village Shopping Center, the PETCO Park Padres Games, as well as downtown San Diego.

The Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island is located at 1960 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, California, 92101. For more information and reservations: or call: 1-619-291-6700.

CONTACT: Susan Chung Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island 619.291.6700 susan.chung@hilton.comSource:Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island