Hilton Garden Inn Mbabane Sets Sail in the ‘Ship Out of the Ocean’
Futuristic 124-guestroom hotel welcomes its first guests today
MBABANE, Eswatini and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its first hotel in the Kingdom of Eswatini, Hilton Garden Inn Mbabane. Consisting of 124 guestrooms, the hotel occupies one of the country’s most iconic buildings, known as the ‘Ship Out of the Ocean’ in homage to its grand design and distinctive curved features.
The new hotel joins Hilton’s award-winning, midscale Hilton Garden Inn brand, which boasts more than 800 properties across 40 countries around the world, with five of its hotels now open on the African continent. It promises busy modern travelers quality accommodation at affordable prices with friendly, positive service that makes any stay brighter and better. Every hotel comes equipped with a full-service restaurant, offering a range of international dishes, and a full bar to unwind at the end of a busy day. Guests can also benefit from 24/7 snacks and grab and go items as well as evening room service.
Hilton Garden Inn Mbabane benefits from a prime location within the Central Business District, walking distance from several government ministries, embassies, the government hospital and Mbabane Clinic. Guests will also be in close proximity to The Mall at Corporate Place, a leading retail outlet in the city. The property’s address on Mhlambanyatsi Road provides ease of access as the prime main road into the South of the city and connects directly to MR3 motorway, which links the country with neighbouring South Africa.
Christine Ndlovu, General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Mbabane said, “Today represents a significant day for Hilton as it opens its first ever hotel in the Kingdom of Eswatini, but also for the city of Mbabane where the ‘Ship out of the Ocean’ finally sets sail. I am very proud of the team that we have assembled here to deliver renowned Hilton hospitality. This wonderful eye-catching, modern building carrying the world famous Hilton Garden Inn brand will become a landmark for Mbabane.”
Hilton Garden Inn Mbabane Features
- Affordable accommodations and modern comfort with complimentary Wi-Fi
- Prime location within the Central Business District
- Travel on the go with business centre, fitness centre and dining options open 24/7
- Offers digital check-in and digital key via the Hilton Honors app
- 119 contemporary guestrooms and 5 spacious suites
- All offer HDTVs, work desks, mini fridges and tea/coffee making facilities
- Suites provide an extra spacious option with a lounge area and sofa bed
Dining & Leisure
- Full international, cooked-to-order breakfast served daily
- Imbali Restaurant & Bar serving classic international dishes and locally inspired delicacies
- Evening room service, delivering tasty meals directly to your door until 11 pm
- “The Shop,” open 24 hours, offers snacks, refreshments and convenience items
- 24/7 fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool
Meetings & Events Space
- Five individual meeting rooms capable of accommodating small to mid-size groups
- Possibility to host up to 110 pax in a single space through two interconnected rooms
Hilton Garden Inn Mbabane is located at Plot 934 and 935 Mhlambanyatsi Road, Mbabane, H100. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may call +268 2409 2200. The property is owned by Public Services Pension Fund and managed by Hilton. For more information on Hilton Garden Inn, please visit http://newsroom.hilton.com/hgi.
About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 865 hotels in 49 countries and territories around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy 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.Download Article Photos