The Skirvin Hilton Hotel Earns 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for Sixth Consecutive Year

OKLAHOMA CITY--()--The Skirvin Hilton Hotel, the #1 hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, today announced it has received TripAdvisor’s® Certificate of Excellence for the sixth consecutive year. This achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned an exceptional number of positive traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include hotels, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“The Skirvin Hilton Hotel is proud to be awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Gerald Rappaport, general manager of the historic Oklahoma City hotel. “Our associates provide our guests with exceptional service in a comfortable and elegant setting, allowing guests to have a memorable experience each time they stay with us. As a result of our team’s consistent dedication to excellence and superior service, we are honored to receive this award for the sixth consecutive year.”

“With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, vice president of industry marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Skirvin Hilton is majority-owned and operated by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with Skirvin Partners in Development.

About TripAdvisor

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About The Skirvin Hilton Hotel

The Skirvin Hilton originally opened in 1911 and has been synonymous with elegance and innovation for the past five generations, hosting oil barons, dignitaries, movie stars, political leaders and presidents ever since. Guests from around the globe have traveled through the downtown Skirvin Hilton to experience its unique sophistication and timelessness. In 2007, Skirvin Partners in Development, Marcus Hotels & Resorts and Hilton partnered on renovating the hotel to its original glory. The reopening event was designated as an official Oklahoma Centennial event and since the renovation, the hotel has earned a AAA Four Diamond rating every year and received the Mayor’s Development Award for best downtown development. The Skirvin Hilton Hotel is owned and operated by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with Skirvin Partners in Development.

The hotel features 225 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, including 20 one-bedroom suites, one presidential suite and 18,500 square feet of premiere meeting and pre-function space. It is home to the upscale Park Avenue Grill restaurant and Red Piano lounge.

The Skirvin was named one of the best hotel meeting destinations and received a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings. The hotel was also recognized as one of the Best Hotels in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, finishing as the #1 Hotel in Oklahoma City and the State of Oklahoma. The hotel remains on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Skirvin Hilton Hotel is located at One Park Avenue in Oklahoma City. For more information, please visit and follow the company on Facebook ( )and Twitter (@SkirvinHiltonOK).

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. For more information, please visit: and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).


Susan Riley – Skirvin Hilton
(405) 702-8505

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The Skirvin Hilton Hotel Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for Sixth Consecutive Year


Susan Riley – Skirvin Hilton
(405) 702-8505