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Home2 Suites West Edmonton Wins Award

EDMONTON — Home2 Suites by Hilton West Edmonton has been recognized with the Edmonton Mayor’s Award for accessibility, it was announced by SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts on June 1.

“The entire team is dedicated to ensuring that we deliver the best possible experience to all of our guests, regardless of their mobility,” said hotel manager Donica Wilkie Morrow. “Over the past two years, we have ensured that our accommodations are truly offering a service that is inclusive for all.”

The property provides guests with the option of a fully accessible room. Upgrades to enhance suites include larger washrooms, with the option of a roll-in shower or bathtub to accommodate wheelchairs, and lowered kitchen cabinetry, with space for guests in wheelchairs to easily wash dishes or reach cupboards. The layout of appliances is also designed for accessibility, such as removing the microwave from the higher cupboard space and placing it on the counter.

The Mayor’s Awards recognize those who make significant contributions to Edmonton’s livability for all, and shines a spotlight on innovations in accessibility. The awards recognize businesses in Edmonton that use creative methods to ensure the dignity and inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Home2 Suites by Hilton is a mid-tier, all-suite extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer flexible guestroom configurations. With a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations, Home2 Suites offers complimentary breakfast selections; customizable guestroom design; laundry and fitness area; complimentary WiFi Internet access; mulitple outdoor spaces; 24-hour business centre; expansive community spaces; and a pet-friendly environment. With Hilton’s digital check-in with room-selection tool, Hilton HHonors members can log into their accounts and choose their exact room from a digital floorplan, as well as customize their room prior to arrival with amenity requests. The service is available for 650,000-plus rooms at more than 4,100 properties across 11 brands worldwide.

SilverBirch manages a large portfolio of full-service, focused-service and extended-stay hotels across Canada. The company manages hotels operating under major franchise brands such as Marriott, Hilton and Radisson.