Carrboro Hampton Inn Receives Award

| June 17, 2014

HamptonInnHilton Worldwide Honors Chapel Hill’s Atma Hotel Group with Top Franchise Award

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Chapel Hill-based Atma Hotel Group has been recognized by Hilton Worldwide for its development of the recently opened Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Downtown. The hotel was honored with the Deal of the Year Award for the Hampton Hotels brand, which goes to the top new-build Hampton hotel in the Americas.

“As a longstanding Hilton Worldwide franchise partner, it’s an honor to be recognized for our development efforts,” said Manish Atma, President and CEO, Atma Hotel Group. “The Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Downtown was a deal seven years in the making, and we are thrilled to bring another quality lodging option to the Chapel Hill area.”

Hilton Worldwide annually honors its top development partners in the Americas. Awards are presented in five categories across the company’s portfolio of hotels, including: Developer of the Year, Best Conversion, Deal of the Year, Outstanding Achievement and Lifetime Achievement. Recipients are awarded based on criteria ranging from total number and quality of hotels developed to impact on community and fastest construction time.

Established in 1995, Atma Hotel Group owns and operates Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Downtown, as well as Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill/Durham Area and Hampton Inn & Suites Cashiers/Sapphire Valley. The company operates seven other hotels throughout North Carolina and will add Home2 Suites Charlotte Airport to its portfolio in 2015.

The 142-room Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Downtown opened in August 2013 in the heart of downtown and is one of only two new-build hotels in the downtown area. The hotel is located within walking distance of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the shops, restaurants, and entertainment of downtown Chapel Hill and the town of Carrboro. Guests can enjoy easy access to the Botanical Gardens, Morehead Planetarium, and Carrboro Farmers Market.

The hotel features amenities such as free hot breakfast, an 1,100 square-foot modern fitness facility, an outdoor pool with cabanas and fire pit, over 3,000 square feet of meeting and event space, as well as Hampton’s signature Perfect Mix lobby, designed with a variety of seating and lighting options for both leisure and business travelers as an extension of the guestroom. Locally sourced artwork is featured throughout the hotel, bringing regional flair to the brand’s signature amenities. Guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton bed®, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, and lap desk.

For more information about Hilton Worldwide, visit To learn more about the Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Downtown, visit or call +1 (919) 969-6988.

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