Curio – A Collection by Hilton Expands Alabama Presence with Opening of Redmont Hotel Birmingham

Luxurious Hotel Featuring Historic Charm Debuts in the Heart
of Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. & MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following a multimillion dollar renovation, Redmont
Hotel Birmingham
– a historic hotel with a storied past dating back
more than 90 years – has joined Curio
– A Collection by Hilton
as the brand’s second hotel in Alabama
following the recent opening of The Admiral Hotel Mobile. As Hilton
Worldwide’s
(NYSE: HLT) rapidly-expanding global collection of
distinctive upscale and luxury hotels, Curio caters to passionate
travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. The hotel
features state-of-the-art technology and amenities, while retaining the
style and glamour of the hotel’s 1920s roots, allowing guests to enjoy
old world charm in the heart of downtown Birmingham.

“We’re thrilled to add this boutique hotel – celebrated for its original
details, art deco design and local artwork – to our growing collection,”
said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “This
hotel beautifully mixes local history with modern upscale décor and
amenities, which are underscored by its incredible location in the great
city of Birmingham.”

First opened in 1925, the hotel offered distinguishing features for its
time, including private baths, chilled running water and ceiling fans.
Today, guests at Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton
can enjoy the hotel’s beautifully maintained original details including
vaulted ceilings, a custom 10-foot crystal chandelier and an expansive
staircase featuring marble steps with the original iron handrail.

The hotel – managed by Rhaglan
Hospitality LLC
and owned by Bayshore Redmont Inc. – is on the
National Register of Historic Places and features 120 renovated guest
rooms designed for today’s modern traveler. This includes complimentary
Wi-Fi, an ergonomic work space, a 40” HDTV and a Keurig coffeemaker with
gourmet coffee and tea. For guests looking for a more sumptuous stay,
Redmont Hotel Birmingham offers 11 suites and a lavish presidential
suite.

Featuring jewel-toned finishes throughout the guest room furnishings –
accompanied by marble-clad baths – Redmont Hotel Birmingham presents a
modern, luxurious feel with a nod to its proud past. Other hotel
highlights include a 24-hour business center and a 24-hour fitness
center with state-of-the-art BH equipment. For guests looking to refresh
and rejuvenate, the hotel offers in-room customized massages and facials.

“Our hotel offers convenience, history and glamour, all with the quiet
reassurance of the iconic Hilton name that sets us a step above other
offerings in the market,” said Joe White, president, Rhaglan Hospitality
LLC. “The Birmingham market is ever-growing, and we look forward to
welcoming guests at our deeply-rooted historical, boutique property just
steps from the Theatre District and some of the best restaurants
Birmingham has to offer.”

With Birmingham now ranked No. 1 on America’s Next Hot Food Cities
list by Zagat, Redmont Hotel Birmingham is primed to quickly become a
go-to dining destination. Harvest, the concept of local Chef Eric
Rivera, is an upscale restaurant open daily for breakfast, lunch and
dinner that features farm-to-table cuisine and brings in produce from
local farms to create modern dishes with heavy Italian accents.
Specialty dishes include Lamb Shank Pie with a rosemary crust served
with Tuscan white beans and root vegetables.

For those seeking a quick bite or lighter options, 2101 Café is open
daily for breakfast and lunch and serves locally-brewed coffee from
Revelator Coffee Company – complete with a special blend that is unique
to the hotel. Other specialties include salads, paninis and in-house
pastries.

Named after Red Mountain, a local adventure hotspot known for its hiking
trails and zip lining, Redmont Hotel Birmingham illustrates what the
Curio brand stands for: meeting travelers’ desire for local discovery
and authentic experiences. The hotel is near major cultural and
entertainment attractions including the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame,
Alabama Ballet, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Zoo and
award-winning restaurants. Additionally, it is just minutes to the
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex and University of Alabama at
Birmingham.

For those seeking a truly unique and unforgettable venue for an event –
whether it be a corporate conference, meeting or wedding – Redmont Hotel
Birmingham offers 3,600 square feet of flexible space, including two
ballrooms that can accommodate up to 100 guests. A variety of amenities
are also available to ensure corporate events and meetings are a success
– including customized onsite catering and state-of-the-art audio/visual
services.

Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton participates in the
Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to
join. Visit here
for enrollment information. HHonors members who book directly now
receive exclusive discounts that can’t be found anywhere else at more
than 4,600 hotels worldwide. Benefits of booking directly also include
HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and
Digital Key, pre-arrival room selection and no hidden fees.

To celebrate the hotel’s opening, guests will enjoy double HHonors
points through Sept. 8, 2016 when booking the best available rate. Gold
and Diamond HHonors members staying at Redmont Hotel Birmingham will
enjoy complimentary breakfast for up to two registered guests per room –
or bonus points – and space-available room upgrades.

Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at 2101
5th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. For more information, or to
make a reservation, travelers may visit curio.com
or call 1-205-957-6828.

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Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton at news.curio.com/redmont.
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