Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of nine properties in Mexico. The properties will represent a number of Hilton brands, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton.
The newly announced properties contribute nearly 1,200 rooms to the hotel company’s pipeline and will join the portfolio of more than 45 existing hotels in Mexico. Last year, several Hilton properties opened in Mexico, including DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Puebla Angelopolis and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Mexico City Santa Fe, among several others. The Hilton Hotel Mexico City Santa Fe will soon be joined by the Hilton Garden Inn Mexico City Santa Fe, marking the company’s first dual-branded property in Mexico.
The new hotels joining the Hilton family of brands include:
Hilton Guadalajara Midtown: Expected to open in the beginning of 2018, the 226 room property will be located just northwest of the city of Guadalajara and will become a major part of the Midtown Jalisco project.
The Fives Downtown Hotel Playa del Carmen, Curio Collection by Hilton: The new-build, 93 room property will be Hilton’s first property in the coastal town of Playa del Carmen along the Yucatan Peninsula’s Riviera Maya strip of the Caribbean shoreline. Amenities of the property will include a rooftop restaurant, signature cocktail bar, infinity pool, poo bar and lounge, and a wall of live plants, presented under a skylight.
1970 Hotel Posadas Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton: Slated to open in late 2017, this new property will be located in the heart of Guadalajara, the 160-room hotel will have a restaurant, bar, gift shop and fitness center. The hotel’s center will be an open-air courtyard lobby, featuring industrial metals and raw wood materials, complemented by strong pops of color and elaborate patterns, reflecting the hotel’s old school vibe.
Zacatecas Centro Historico, Curio Collection by Hilton: Zacatecas Centro Historico is actually a 19th-century building in the city of Zacatecas that will undergo interior renovations before its anticipated reopening as the Zacatecas Centro Historico in early 2018. A new interior will enhance the building’s original architecture like its historic exterior, doors and windows. The hotel will have 32 rooms and an adjacent retail space with two restaurant, a coffee shop and specialty stores.
Hilton Garden Inn Merida: Set to be located just north of Merida in the area of Altabrisa, the new property has a suggested opening date in the first quarter of 2017. The 128 room Hilton Garden Inn will provide convenient access to Plaza Altabrisa, one of the largest shopping malls in the city.
Hampton Inn by Hilton Cancun: This 134-room property is scheduled to open towards the middle of 2017, and is set to be located in the Pabellon Cumbres area of the city of Cancun.
Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo: With the furthest opening date of any of the newly signed properties, this dual-property will bring 110 rooms to the Hilton Garden Inn and 90 suites to Homewood Suites by Hilton by late 2019. The new properties were developed in an effort to further advance the companies recent commitment to expanding in the region and to provide more accommodations for the growing community of Latin American and Caribbean travelers.
Hilton Garden Inn Mexico City Santa Fe: Slated to become the first dual-brand Hilton property in Mexico, the 189-room hotel will open in late 2017. It’s counterpart, the 172-room DoubleTree by Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe, opened in December 2016. The property is located near Centro Santa Fe, the largest shopping center in Latin America.
All of the new hotels will participate in Hilton’s guest loyalty programs for each of its 13 hotel brands, Hilton HHonors.