Hampton by Hilton Blackpool Arrives in Popular Seaside Town
Blackpool’s First Hotel in Six Years Welcomes Guests to Remarkable ‘Hamptonality’ Service
UNITED KINGDOM and MCLEAN, Va. - The budding seaside town of Blackpool has officially welcomed its first Hampton by Hilton branded property, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) global value hotel brand. The hotel now joins an existing 26 Hampton by Hilton properties in the UK, in locations such as London Stansted Airport, Edinburgh and Liverpool City Centre.
The anticipated opening offers leisure and business travellers alike access to Hilton’s renowned hospitality in one of the UK’s top seaside destinations. Located in the heart of the town, Hampton by Hilton Blackpool is the latest addition to its restored and regenerated sea front.
Crowned as Britain’s top seaside destination, Blackpool had 18 million tourists visiting in 2017 – an increase of one million compared to the previous year.1 The seaside town is set for further accomplishments and economic growth, as more than £100m worth of new investment is being made this year alone2. Blackpool already offers a range of experiences for all travellers, including the Blackpool Tower, the Grand Theatre and the Tower Circus. For those seeking some extra thrill, Pleasure Beach is the town’s well-known amusement park – home to ‘Pepsi Max Big One’ – one of the world’s tallest and fastest rollercoasters.
Hampton by Hilton Blackpool makes the perfect getaway in this bustling seaside town. Situated on the sea front, the hotel provides guests with picturesque views of the Irish Sea across the hotel. Guests can choose from 130 guestrooms with some including beautiful sea views and stylish decor. The hotel’s Eat Zone captures Blackpool’s culture and heritage through artwork, whilst the lighting represents its notorious illuminations – adding a special touch to the hotel’s ambience.
For those looking to catch up on some work or relax, the hotel has both a Work and Living Zone. The Work Zone is perfect for catching up on emails, reading or researching on some of the great local attractions. The Living Zone provides an open space to refresh alongside some snacks and beverages. The hotel is also conveniently located a 10-minute drive away from the motorway and well connected to the National Rail network, which will see direct trains to and from London later this year.
“It is a pleasure to be bringing Hamptonality to Blackpool – authentic, warm and friendly service, as we open the city’s first hotel in the last six years,” said Beverly Smith, general manager at Hampton by Hilton Blackpool. “We look forward to welcoming some of the millions of visitors the city brings every year and providing them with a stay they’ll never forget.”
Hampton by Hilton Blackpool also has easy access to the city’s world-famous trams, as they run directly past the hotel and offer the opportunity for guests to ride along the seafront to the market town of Fleetwood.
“Blackpool is undergoing a significant regeneration at present and we’re thrilled to be a part of that process with the opening of our latest managed property, the Hampton by Hilton Blackpool,” said Nicholas Northam, Managing Director for the UK at Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts. “The seaside town is renowned as a hotspot for holiday makers and we’re confident that the new hotel will prove popular with its many visitors.”
HAMPTON BY HILTON BLACKPOOL HIGHLIGHTS
- Modern city centre in the heart of Blackpool, providing easy access to the town’s major landmarks, including Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle Waterpark
- Conveniently located just a 10-minute drive away from the motorway, well connected to the National Rail network and near Manchester International Airport
- Contemporary business hub for small meetings
- Fully equipped 24-hour fitness centre
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- 130 elegant and contemporary rooms
- Selection of picturesque sea rooms
- Modern facilities and useful elements of room furnishing
- Complimentary tea and coffee facilities
- Beds with comfortable pillows and soft linen 40-inch LCD TV and working space
- Free hot and fresh breakfast
- Eat Zone offering a wide selection of seasonal dishes
- Living Area offering selection of light bites and snacks
- 24-hour snack zone
- Modern business hub offering a wide range of services and facilities, including free printing
For further information about the hotel contact Charlotte Drake on +44 (0)1253 608999 to download images and videos, and for more information, visit the Hampton by Hilton Media Center.
About Hampton by Hilton
As the number one ranked lodging franchise for the past 10 years, according to Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers at more than 2,430 properties with more than 250,000 rooms in 25 countries and territories. High-quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary WiFi, free hot breakfast, and On The RunTM breakfast bags, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality, with guest happiness being the number one priority, backed by the 100% Hampton GuaranteeTM. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hampton and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.