‘Historic occasion for the city’: Hilton Cleveland features breathtaking views

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- An exciting day for the City of Cleveland. On Wednesday, Hilton Cleveland Downtown opened its doors.

Hilton Downtown Cleveland (Courtesy: FOX 8's Dave Nethers)

Hilton Downtown Cleveland (Courtesy: FOX 8's Dave Nethers)

The new hotel on Lakeside Ave. rises 32 stories above Lake Erie and features breathtaking views of both the lake and FirstEnergy Stadium.

Hilton says the hotel is an exciting addition to Cleveland.  “The opening of Hilton Cleveland Downtown signifies not only a historic occasion for the city of Cleveland, but for Hilton Hotels & Resorts. This is the first hotel for Hilton Worldwide’s flagship brand in Cleveland, opening as this city continues to transform into a must-visit destination. The hotel’s sleek, contemporary design embodies a new era of Hilton hotels and represents our future," said Shawn McAteer, vice president, global brand management, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide.

The hotel, which has 600 guest rooms, also features several restaurants and bars:

 

  • The Burnham: the hotel’s three-level signature restaurant, named after the American architect who designed the city of Cleveland, Daniel Burnham, diners will enjoy flavorful and fresh chef-driven dishes all day complete with innovative small plate offerings. One of the jewels of the hotel, The Burnham is led by Executive Chef Maxime Kien, Chef de Cuisine and Ohio native Ryan Beck and James Beard Award nominated restaurateur Zack Bruell.
  • Bar 32: located on floor 32, a luxe sky high bar with panoramic city and lakefront views, serving craft cocktails and small plates.
  • Eliot’s Bar: a communal workspace and lounge with food and beverage items, including its namesake Great Lakes Brewing Co. beer on tap.
  • The Noshery: a grab-and-go option for snacks, beverages and sundries.

“With all of the energy and buzz surrounding this city, we could not think of a better place to be right now," said  Teri Agosta, general manager, Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

The hotel is opening just weeks before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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