Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers Completes Multi-Million Dollar Property Renovation & Celebrates Grand-Reopening and Ribbon Cutting

Fort Myers, FL October 13, 2021 – Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers has completed a significant renovation of its 126-room hotel located at 12600 University Drive in Fort Myers. As part of the renovation, updates were made across the entire property such as the hotel lobby and common areas, all 126 guest rooms and suites, The Garden Grille and Bar on-site restaurant, and nearly 3,000 sq. ft. of event space across 4 meeting rooms. The total cost of the renovation project totaled close to $3 million and was completed by Granite State Contract Furnishings.

To celebrate and to show off the completed renovations, the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers hosted a Grand-Reopening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, October 13th and invited members of the Fort Myers community and City Officials. Attendees enjoyed drinks and snacks provided by the hotel’s Head Chef Mark Benenati. Owner Richard Lafrance, General Manager Anthonia Smith, and Mayor Kevin Anderson said a few words followed by a ribbon cutting and donation presentation to Heidi Taulman of SWFL Children’s Charities.

“The Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers takes pride in providing our guests with a memorable travel experience backed by the latest innovations and amenities in hospitality,” said Anthonia Smith, General Manager. “These renovations demonstrate our commitment to guest satisfaction and alignment with the standards of this category-leading brand.”

Owned and managed by Lafrance Hospitality, Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers offers amenities including complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour business center, a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool & patio, full cooked-to-order breakfast, craft cocktails and shareable plates for dinner, and private meeting space. Each guestroom boasts the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens and an in-room “hospitality center” with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a coffee maker. The renovation features Hilton Garden Inn’s new Bloom Décor Package which is described as a modern colorful garden; graphic, fresh, bright, youthful, and lighthearted.

Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard WiFi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit FortMyers.StayHGI.com or call 239.790.3500.

Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi.


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About Hilton Garden Inn

The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and modern amenities for an experience that is simply on another level. The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. With more than 920 hotels in 50 countries and territories around the world, the brand ensures today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Garden Inn by booking at hgi.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app.  Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about the brand at newsroom.hilton.com/hgi, and follow Hilton Garden Inn on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About Lafrance Hospitality

Headquartered in Westport, MA, Lafrance Hospitality is a multifaceted organization that owns and operates eighteen hotels throughout New England and Florida, six function facilities, five restaurants and a catering division. In addition, Lafrance Hospitality offers management and consulting services as well as distressed asset management. Their vision is to be the premier hospitality company by employing the very best people, trained and empowered, to deliver a quality product with sensational service to every guest, every time. Learn more at lafrancehospitality.com