In 2007 the Hilton Charlotte Center City completed a 25-million-dollar hotel renovation of all guest rooms and public spaces resulting in a fresh new cosmopolitan design and look. Located in the heart of uptown Charlotte, the Hilton is directly across from the Charlotte Convention Center and just 15 minutes from the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. The convenient location puts you within walking distance of the Bobcats Arena, Panthers football, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, and the best restaurants and nightlife. The Charlotte Lynx Light Rail system stops directly behind the hotel, as well as the trolley system.Union Grille Restaurant is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily and features Hilton's signature breakfast buffet. The hotel's restaurant and lounge is a Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence winner for the extensive selection of wines by the glass or bottle. The Coastal Kitchen and Bar offers a wide selection of domestic and international beers, wines by the glass, and martini's and cocktails, along with a selection of appetizers. The hotel also offers a 24-hour business center, valet and self parking, wireless and wired high-speed Internet access in the guest and meeting rooms, same-day laundry and dry cleaning service, concierge service, and access to the attached YMCA health club and gift shop.Unwind in beautifully appointed and newly renovated guest rooms. Guest rooms feature Suite Dreams; pillow-top beds, Hilton Serenity Bath Collection, two-line phones, voicemail, coffeemakers, wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, safes, marbled tiled showers with glass doors, work desks and ergonomic chairs, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, pay-per-view movies and video games, web TV, and GuestLink systems, which allows you to connect your MP3 player, portable DVD player, digital camera, game station console, and laptop computer directly to the 42-inch flat-screen plasma TV.