Hilton Hotels & Resorts Makes Debut In Kazakhstan’s Ultra-Modern Capital City With Opening Of Hilton Astana
Hilton Astana to provide unparalleled hospitality, an impressive rooftop terrace and extensive meeting space to guests in country’s growing travel hub
ASTANA, Kazakhstan and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hilton Astana, the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Kazakhstan. The 253-room hotel offers a wide range of amenities including unrivaled event space and a state-of-the-art spa, ideal for local and international travelers to Kazakhstan's capital city.
"Hilton is committed to providing our signature hospitality in the places that matter most to travelers, which is why we are so pleased to introduce the brand's first hotel in Astana," said Andreas Lackner, regional head, brand management, Hilton. "Astana recently hosted Expo 2017, raising its profile internationally and setting the scene for the city for years to come. While already recognized as a key business and MICE destination, travelers to Astana can also marvel at the city's impressive futuristic architecture and visit a range of cultural attractions including the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, the Independence Palace and the Batirek Monument."
Hilton Astana occupies a prime location, next to Silk Way, the largest shopping mall in Astana. It also offers excellent transportation links to top attractions in the city. It has easy access to Astana's main roads, Mangilik Yel Avenue and Kabanbay Batyr Avenue, and is just four kilometres from the city centre. It is also less than 10 kilometres from Astana International Airport which has direct flights to a range of destinations including Moscow, Dubai, London and China.
Hilton Astana boasts more than 4,000 square meters of events space, comprising nine meeting rooms and a ballroom that can host up to 900 people. The hotel is also close to the Expo's main congress hall which can host up to 5,000 people. For guests looking to unwind, Hilton Astana features Hilton's signature eforea spa. At over 1,900 square meters, the eforea spa at Hilton Astana is one of the city's largest spas, featuring an indoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, nine treatment rooms, saunas and a Turkish bath.
The hotel offers a range of exciting dining options, including Cloud 9, the only hotel rooftop bar with a terrace in Astana. Diners can also taste traditional Kazakh dishes and European cuisine at The Park Kitchen, an all-day dining venue, or visit Axis lobby lounge for coffee, drinks and snacks.
"We are delighted to have opened Hilton Astana, which is poised to become a destination in its own right in the city, offering travelers from across the globe unmatched experiences and hospitality," said Stephan Reiter, general manager, Hilton Astana. "Guests can overlook the city from the stunning rooftop bar, relax in the spacious eforea spa or take advantage of the events space that is perfect for meetings and gatherings of all sizes."
Hilton Astana features 253 contemporary guest rooms and suites. Guests staying in executive rooms have access to the spacious Executive Lounge, which offers private meeting space, city skyline views and complimentary drinks and snacks. The Presidential Suite is over 200 square meters and features a living room, study, dining room and kitchen.
Hilton Astana is also 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. Diamond members will enjoy free Premium speed Wi-Fi, space-available upgrades, complimentary breakfast, Executive Lounge access, and 1,000 Bonus Points per stay. Gold members will have the option of a complimentary, continental breakfast or 1,000 Bonus Points per stay. To celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton Honors members will earn an additional 1,000 Points per night - up to a maximum of three nights - for bookings through December 31, 2017, when booking directly with Hilton.
Hilton Astana joins Hilton Garden Inn Astana, which is already operating in the city. Hilton Astana is located at Expo Astana Site Mangilik Yel Av Esil, Astana, 010000, Kazakhstan. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit Hilton.com or call +7-717-2649900.
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