The start of a new year is filled with hope. It’s a time to start fresh, commit to resolutions and go on that epic vacation. With 52 new weeks bursting with potential, there’s so much opportunity for success, happiness and chances to fall in love with new places. And because Hilton has more than 6,000 hotels across the globe, you’ll be sure to find the perfect hotel to rest your head while you discover a new destination.
As one of the world’s largest hotel companies, it is Hilton’s critical responsibility to protect our communities and the environment, so destinations remain vibrant and resilient for generations to come. Hilton is on a journey to redefine sustainable travel, and plans to cut its environmental footprint in half and double its social impact investment by 2030.
So grab your passport, pack your bags, consider these sustainable travel tips, check out The New York Times’ “52 Best Places to Go in 2020“ list and then read below for where to stay while you plan your dream vacation.
If you’re looking for a cool new scene with incredible city views, interesting art, local flavors by top-tier chefs and a place to call home while in D.C., look no further than Conrad Washington, DC. Situated in the heart of Washington, D.C., this newly built luxury property is an urban oasis, packed with modern design and lavish amenities. Here you’ll find expansive, elegant rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, top-shelf minibars and rainfall showers. And while you’ll find plenty to see and do within walking distance, the on-site Estuary is not to be missed. Helmed by James Beard award-winning chefs, the menu offers seasonal menus and fresh flavors of the local Chesapeake Bay estuary.
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Paso Robles, California
For a comfortable spot to call home while exploring Paso Robles, California, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Paso Robles has it all. Guest rooms are outfitted with large flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access, serene views of rolling hills and coffee makers, and the hotel also has a fitness center and an outdoor pool. After fueling up on a tasty and complimentary hot breakfast at the hotel, head out to explore the numerous nearby wineries, including Eberle Winery.
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For those looking for a relaxing vacation, the Grand Tirolia Hotel Kitzbuhel, Curio Collection by Hilton fits the bill. Situated on the award-winning Eichenheim golf course, the hotel boasts lush views that are perfect for those seeking some R & R. Plus, there’s an on-site spa and sun terraces that feature panoramic views of the Tyrolean Alps, and guest rooms are serenely decorated in deep reds and crisp whites. While this hotel is located in Kitzbuehel, Austria, all of the attractions of Salzburg can be found about 53 miles northeast.
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Located within the 28th to 37th floors of the towering Shiodome skyscraper, the Conrad Tokyo is the true definition of luxury. Here you’ll find numerous restaurants at your fingertips, a spa, a wine cellar and minimalist-style guest rooms outfitted with cherry blossom decor on the floor and headboard, white marble bathrooms and panoramic views of Toyko. And because this hotel is conveniently located within a skyscraper, you’re just steps – or an elevator ride – from all Japan’s capital city has to offer.
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Hilton Tel Aviv is situated in the heart of Tel Aviv, just a short stroll to the city’s shopping centers, restaurants and cultural landmarks. Old Jaffa, one of the oldest cities in the world, is a few kilometers away. From your private balcony, you’ll enjoy views of the Mediterranean Sea, and after a busy day, relax by the outdoor saltwater pool or work out any stress in the fully equipped gym.
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National Parks, China
Hilton Jiuzhaigou Resort, set in the Tibetan Culture Park, is surrounded by the Min Mountains. Located at the entrance of Zhongcha Valley, it is 12 kilometers from Jiuzhai Valley National Park and 5 kilometers from Jiuzhai Songcheng Romance Park, a popular attraction with cultural entertainment. The resort, served by Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport, is a convenient base for exploring the limestone ponds of Goddess Lake and the glaciers of Huanglong.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Located 4 miles from the heart of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, Home2 Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs South is ideally located for business and leisure travelers alike. You’ll be staying close to prime attractions such as the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, The Broadmoor Seven Falls and downtown Colorado Springs, while those here for meetings will enjoy the free Wi-Fi access and close proximity to Colorado Springs Airport. There’s also a heated indoor pool, a combined fitness and laundry facility and a complimentary breakfast offered daily.
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Krakow might have been on your list of places to visit for awhile, but now is the year to finally go. DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center puts you close to the action, as it’s just a short drive from the heart of Krakow’s attractions, including Main Market Square, Wawel Cathedral and Oskar Schindler’s Factory. Guest rooms at the hotel feature large flat-screen TVs, minifridges and walk-in showers.
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Escape to the banks of the Nile at the exquisite Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa, just 10 minutes from Luxor town center. The stylish resort is the ideal base for exploring the region’s historical attractions. Among the eight restaurants and bars at our resort, you’ll find fragrant Arabian-style teas and Turkish coffees with waterfront views at Diwan Shisha Café. The sunken Oasis Pool Bar serves tasty drinks.
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Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Located a short walk from the monorail in Chow Kit, Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman South is perfectly located for exploring the region. Guest rooms feature minifridges, Wi-Fi access and HDTVs. In addition to breakfast and dinner service at the Garden Grille & Bar, the hotel also has a rooftop bar that features handcrafted cocktails and boasts panoramic city views. And when you’re ready to explore, you’ll find numerous attractions, restaurants and shops are just steps away.
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British Colonial Hilton, a historical masterpiece, is located in the heart of downtown Nassau, the Bahamas capital. The urban resort, overlooking the picturesque Nassau cruise port, offers a private beach and an outdoor freshwater pool. Hop on one of the paddleboards or kayaks and get soaked into the local culture. When the fun is done, dine at one of the two restaurants or enjoy a drink at the coffee shop.
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Christchurch, New Zealand
For a comfortable spot to call home while exploring Christchurch, New Zealand, the Chateau on the Park – Christchurch, DoubleTree by Hilton has it all. The ground’s immaculate 5 acres include a moat and a vineyard. Some guest rooms even have balconies. After fueling up on a tasty breakfast from the Garden Court Brasserie, head outside to explore the city. You’ll find the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Canterbury Museum are conveniently located close to the hotel.
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Hilton Austin is situated adjacent to the Convention Center in downtown Austin, Texas. The hotel is a quick walk from exclusive shopping, amazing restaurants and fun live music venues on 6th Street and the surrounding area. Guests of the renovated hotel also enjoy fantastic views of the Capitol of Texas and Lady Bird Lake from 31 stories up. With menus and cocktails as ambitious and unexpected as Austin itself, enjoy Tex-Fresh cuisine at Cannon & Belle or go international with tacos and craft beer at Austin Taco Project.
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Start your journey at Hilton Kota Kinabalu, just 15 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, and discover Sabah’s friendly capital city. Explore the jungle or climb Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysia at its first UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit an island in Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, 30 minutes from the city center, or relax by the hotel’s rooftop swimming pool.
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Located in Kampala, Uganda, Hilton Garden Inn Kampala is ideally located for business and leisure travelers alike. Sightseers, rejoice. You’ll be staying close to prime attractions such as the Uganda Museum, while those here for meetings will enjoy the on-site amenities like free Wi-Fi access, a business center and the Garden Grille & Bar, the property’s full-service restaurant serving up cooked-to-order breakfast and dinner, shareable small plates, handcrafted cocktails and craft beer. Guest rooms are outfitted with large TVs, ergonomic workstations and minifridges.
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Nicknamed the City of Lights, Paris attracts visitors around the globe for its world-renowned museums, unparalleled cuisine and iconic monuments like the Eiffel Tower. There are a number of Hilton properties in Paris, including the Maison Astor Paris, Curio Collection by Hilton. This hotel puts you close to the action, as it’s a short walk from the numerous restaurants and shops along the famous Champs-Élysées. The hotel, which was built in 1907 by John Jacob Astor IV, features two dining spots, as well as lavish guest rooms that are decorated in calm grays and vibrant pinks.
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Discover Central Asia’s best kept secret from the Hilton Dushanbe hotel. Located in Tajikistan’s capital city of Dushanbe, the location on Ayni Street is just seven minutes from the airport and within easy reach of government offices, businesses and popular attractions. Experience exceptional hospitality, spacious rooms and upscale amenities within walking distance of significant historical sites, beautiful monuments and tranquil gardens and parks.
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Located within walking distance of Parque El Olivar, Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, and Museo Marina Nunez Del Prado, Hampton by Hilton Lima San Isidro is an excellent spot to stay when traveling to Lima, Peru. Guests can enjoy a free hot breakfast before heading out to explore, and at the end of the day unwind in one of the whirlpool tubs or on the rooftop terrace. Guest rooms include large flat-screen TVs, minifridges and free Wi-Fi access.
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If you’re looking for a hotel with an on-site restaurant, spa, fitness center and more, look no further than the Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. This 20-acre property is packed with amenities. Here you’ll find rooms with comfortable beds, a golf course, a swimming pool and a volleyball court. And while you’ll find plenty of restaurants located within Richmond, The Tavern is a great place to head for an on-site pre-dinner drink.
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Escape the noise of the city and unwind with leisure facilities, including geothermal swimming pool, tennis court, putting green and private park at Hilton Addis Ababa. Discover the culture and history of Addis Ababa, a vibrantly alive landscape of dramatic beauty. Indulge in a selection of six restaurants, cafes and bars offering innovative dining, distinctive settings and stellar service for a truly memorable experience.
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Just a 10-minute drive from the old city and 2 miles from Sibiu International Airport, Hilton Sibiu offers easy access to the cultural sites of Sibiu. From a relaxing spa to local and French cuisine, you’ll find all you need for a relaxing getaway. Planning a meeting? The hotel also has event space for up to 400 guests. And you’ll feel right at home in your comfortable guest room or suite with a balcony overlooking the Dumbrava Forest.
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Glacier National Park
For those wanting to explore Glacier National Park but still sleep in a comfortable bed, check out Homewood Suites by Hilton Kalispell. Located about 8 miles southwest of Glacier Park International Airport and about 30 miles southeast of Glacier National Park, this hotel is ideally located for those traveling to and from the park. All accommodations are suites, making this a great choice for guests traveling with family – or for those just wanting extra space to spread out. Plus, the hotel offers a complimentary breakfast every morning, meaning you can fuel up before your day spent exploring the park.
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