Curio Collection by Hilton Expands Portfolio with Debut in Guadalajara
Hotel 1970 introduces authentic and modern accommodations to Mexico’s second largest city
GUADALAJARA, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. - Unveiling Guadalajara’s culture through a wealth of amenities and intuitive service, Hotel 1970 Posada Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton debuts as the second Curio Collection property in Mexico. The colonial-style, modern hotel boasts 162 spacious guest rooms, a unique rooftop lounge with a fire pit, and more than 6,000 square feet of event space.
“With the impressive tourism growth that Mexico has experienced in the last couple of years, we are honored to welcome the Hotel 1970 Posada Guadalajara to the Curio Collection by Hilton portfolio,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “As our newest Curio Collection property in the country, joining The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton, in Playa del Carmen, the hotel will satisfy the increasingly high demand from leisure and business travelers for a unique and authentic travel experience as we continue to expand in key markets such as Guadalajara.”
Situated near the birthplace of tequila, Hotel 1970 Posada Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton, recently completed a $6.5 million renovation, resulting in redesigned guest rooms and common areas as well as the addition of a Presidential Suite, business lounge, rooftop Sky Bar, firepit, café, fitness center and nine meeting spaces. The modern hotel boasts contemporary Mexican design with custom-made headboards crafted by local artisans and inspired by the state of Jalisco’s handcrafting legacy, sepia photography of iconic venues throughout the city and quarry columns surrounding the main patio under a transparent dome.
Each guest room features distinct Molton Brown bathroom amenities, complimentary Wi-Fi, a 50-inch TV, dimmable lighting, an ergonomic workspace and rain showers. Guests longing for extended stays can choose between the presidential suite, studios and master suites, which offer full kitchenettes, living rooms and dining areas.
Travelers can discover the true flavors of Guadalajara through renowned Chef Alfonso “Poncho” Cadena’s cuisine, inspired by local flavors, creativity, visual impact and respect for tradition. Jal by Hueso brings a new dining experience to Guadalajara with inventive and flavorful dishes that honor local ingredients such as the artisanal bread “bolillo” and “panela cheese”, made only in Guadalajara. At the hotel’s seventh-floor Sky Bar, those seeking a traditional Mexican experience can sip on tequila under the stars while enjoying a unique view of the city. For breakfast, guests can try one of the hand-made, locally grinded coffees at Café Don Luis including the Jalisco favorite “Café de Olla”.
Boasting more than 6,000 square feet of event space, Hotel 1970 features nine breakout rooms for groups of up to 200. Located on the seventh floor, the hotel’s largest space overlooks the city and offers direct access to Sky Bar. Guests also have access to a 24-hour business center, modern audio and visual equipment and catering created by Chef “Poncho” Cadena to surprise and delight attendees at their events.
At the intersection of the city’s most prominent avenues, Hotel 1970 offers a convenient location near Plaza del Sol, Plaza Galerias, downtown Guadalajara, and Expo Guadalajara, the largest convention center in Latin America. Travelers can also visit the neighboring markets and art galleries as well as the city of Tequila, where the international spirit was born. The hotel is less than 30 minutes from Guadalajara International Airport.
“Nearing 50 years since its opening, Hotel 1970 offers global explorers a one-of-a-kind experience – intertwining culture, history, adventure and redefined modern elegance,” said Carlos Santos, general manager, Hotel 1970 Posada Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton. “Inspired by the city’s original architecture and culture, Hotel 1970 showcases Guadalajara’s beauty and evolution into the metropolis it is today.”
Hotel 1970 Posada Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton, is part of 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 nearly 140 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America, including nearly 60 in Mexico. 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, including nearly 30 projects in Mexico.
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