Tru by Hilton Fort Wayne Celebrates its Grand Opening

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Tru by Hilton Fort Wayne will welcome local dignitaries to help celebrate the hotel’s grand opening on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. The day’s event will include tours of the property, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and reception. The property is owned by Fort Wayne Hotels LLC and managed by Dora Hospitality.

Fort Wayne will be a trendsetter, as this is the first Tru by Hilton opened in Indiana. Just 35 Tru by Hilton hotels are currently operating in the United States, with 400 more on their way in the coming years.

The 92-room hotel is located at 5345 Distribution Drive, near Lima Road and I-69, with easy access to attractions such as Spiece Fieldhouse, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Glenbrook Square, Purdue University Fort Wayne, and more.

The new Tru by Hilton Fort Wayne features the amenities and experiences that matter most to guests, including comfortable beds, smaller, more efficiently designed rooms with a mobile desk, large bathrooms with premium bath amenities, top-rate in-room entertainment, a complimentary build-your-own “Top It” breakfast bar with hot items, a 2,880-square-foot lobby with areas for guests to work, play games, eat, and lounge, and a 24/7 “Eat. & Sip.” Market with gourmet snacks and drinks, including single-serve wine and beer. The tech-savvy hotel features mobile check-in, Digital Key, free wi-fi, remote printing, a social media wall, lobby tablets, and accessibility to outlets everywhere. Additionally, Tru by Hilton properties offer fitness centers that leverage the latest fitness trends including barre, TRX bands, free weights, cardio, and flexibility gear.

“This event is the culmination of many months of hard work and collaboration with city officials to bring this fresh, new Hilton midscale brand to Fort Wayne,” said Connie Wannemacher, general manager. “We look forward to being of service and welcoming guests for many years to come.”

Tru by Hilton Fort Wayne is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 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 wi-fi. 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.

To make a reservation, visit Tru by Hilton Fort Wayne online or call 260-444-2500.

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About Tru by Hilton

Tru by Hilton is a game-changing midscale hotel brand providing a simplified and spirited approach that is grounded in value for business and leisure travelers. The brand is modern and functional, offering social connectivity with reimagined public spaces, including an open lobby comprised of four areas where guests can work, play, lounge, and eat. Designed to appeal cross-generationally, guests enjoy complimentary amenities, including a free Build Your Own ‘Top It’ breakfast with hot items, coffee, and tea; smaller, more modern, and efficiently designed guestrooms with a rolling desk and oversized windows for natural light; a multifunctional fitness center; and fast Wi-Fi. Premium snacks, light meal options and single-serve wine and beer are available for purchase at the 24/7 Eat. & Sip. market. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more at or, and connect with Tru by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

About Greater Fort Wayne Inc.

Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. serves Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana, as its primary point of contact for economic growth. GFW Inc. focuses on prosperity and community vibrancy through economic development, advocacy, programs, and resources that support business success, leadership development, graduate retention, and community engagement.