About Embassy Suites By Hilton Houston
Embassy Suites is an upscale, full-service, all-suite hotel chain managed by Hilton Worldwide. It boasts of over 253 locations world-wide targeting both leisure and business travelers. It has another 46 properties in the pipeline. One of the most anticipated addition is the 229-room Embassy Suites in Gulf Shores, which is expected to open in the spring of 2022. The $85 million mixed-used development includes an 11,000 sq. ft. meeting space and a 7,800 sq. ft ballroom.
The hotel chain was a brainchild of the Holiday Corp., under the brand Holiday Inns in 1983. Its first hotel opened in 1984 in Overland Park. Six years after, Embassy Suites was sold to The Promus Companies, Inc., before it joined the Hilton Family in December 1999 with the merger of its new parent company with Hotels Corp. In 2009, it celebrated a milestone with the opening of the Embassy Suites Minneapolis - Brooklyn Center, its 200th hotel.
Embassy Suites is known for its two-room suites with a separate sleeping area and living area. It features an atrium-style layout and long indoor drops. Every guest gets to enjoy a complimentary Evening Reception with snacks and free made-to-order breakfast. Some scenes of the 2017 film Spider-Man: Homecoming was filmed at the Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Center Embassy Suites.