Hilton Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Central America with Opening of New Hotel in Guatemala
Hilton Guatemala City represents the brand’s first hotel in the country
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala AND MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton today announces the opening of Hilton Guatemala City, the brand’s first property in Guatemala and a welcomed addition to Hilton’s expanding portfolio in Central America. Strategically located near the historic heart of downtown, the 130-room neo-colonial-style hotel boasts an outdoor swimming pool, two whirlpools, lush gardens surrounding the guestrooms, restaurant and more than 4,000 square feet of event space.
“We are thrilled to welcome Hilton Guatemala City to the brand’s growing global portfolio as the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the country,” said Vera Manoukian, senior vice president and global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. “This newest Hilton in Latin America represents our continued interest in the region and introduces business and leisure travelers to Hilton’s signature brand amenities and hospitality.”
Boasting a neocolonial infrastructure, Hilton Guatemala City offers spacious rooms featuring high ceilings and large windows, locally handmade décor, hand-painted murals and quarry statues. Surrounded by exuberant yards and an artificial waterfall, the guestrooms connect to the lobby through a cobblestone walkway over a bridge. Guests can enjoy an outdoor pool, two whirlpools and a state-of-art fitness center.
For culinary lovers, the hotel’s main restaurant Las Ventanas offers national and international cuisine with Mediterranean influence, served in an elegant dining room. Las Cascades bar overlooks the hotel’s gardens and waterfall, while serving cocktails and appetizers.
For business conferences and events, Hilton Guatemala City offers seven meeting rooms as well as a business center and lounge. In addition to catering, the hotel provides guests with an optional tent for outdoor events.
“With the debut of Hilton Guatemala City, we are introducing guests to the brand’s high-quality accommodations in a cozy atmosphere with décor and ambiance inspired by the local culture,” said Mariano Beltranena, general manager, Hilton Guatemala City. “We look forward to welcoming guests to the capital of Guatemala while offering an unparalleled location for business and leisure travelers alike.”
Located on 9.5 CA-1 West, Vista Real Complex, the hotel is approximately five miles from the historic heart of Guatemala City, offering convenient access to top attractions such as Cayala District and Financial District Zona Pradera. The property is located less than eight miles from La Aurora International Airport.
Hilton Guatemala City participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly 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, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of approximately 140 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America. The company is actively pursuing additional Caribbean and Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a robust pipeline of nearly 90 hotels throughout the region.
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