Ground Breaking of 115-unit Home 2 Suites by Hilton in Downingtown, PA





Wayne, PA, September 28th, 2015 – Gulph Creek Development (GCD) is proud to announce the groundbreaking of the 115 – Unit, Home 2 Suites by Hilton in Downingtown, PA. The new hotel is located at the intersection of business Route 30 and the Route 30 By-pass in the Ashbridge Commons Center, in Downingtown, PA. The hotel is also located approximately 5 miles from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which offers easy access to King of Prussia, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York City. Guests will enjoy proximity to the Oaklands Corporate Center as well as the variety of companies located in and around the revitalized town of Downingtown.

The hotel will be managed by Gulph Creek Hotels and will open in late July/ early August 2016.

All of the spacious suites offer separate living and bedroom space featuring the “working wall” which incorporates the kitchen and a flexible working/media space. The fully accessorized kitchen includes place settings for six with a refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven and coffee maker. In each suite, there is a working/media zone which includes a full size sleeper sofa, flat screen HDTV, roll around ottoman, ambient and task lighting, and alarm clock. In the ‘Oasis’, or lobby of the hotel, there is an expanded community space which provides common areas for a social gatherings as well as communal and individual work and meeting zones. The Home 2 Market is also located in the Oasis and is stocked with convenience items that guest might need. The Home 2 Suites by Hilton Complimentary Breakfast offers a wide variety of continental and custom breakfast items served each morning, including a hot breakfast sandwich and coffee and tea served throughout the day. A combined laundry and large fitness area, Spin 2 Cycle, allows for multi-tasking.

The hotel also features a small meeting room for corporate meetings and get-togethers. There is also an indoor pool and outdoor patio with a fire pit.

“We are pleased to build our first hotel in the Downingtown market. This location is in the westward path of growth along Business Route 30 and the Route 30 By-pass. As a result, we feel this hotel will be very successful”, said Doug McBrearty of Gulph Creek Development. Founded in 2008, Gulph Creek has built 7 hotels in the Philadelphia area and is currently also building the Residence Inn by Marriott on Route 29 in Great Valley, PA. It specializes in building limited or focused service products such as Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, and Home 2 Suites by Hilton.

Home 2 Suites by Hilton currently has approximately 67 hotels open in the US, and another 191 currently in development.