LILLE, France and McLEAN, Va – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced plans to open its first property in the city of Lille. Occupying a prime location in the city centre, the 124-guest-room Hilton Lille will continue to welcome guests and trade as a Hilton affiliated hotel before fully rebranding under Hilton Hotels & Resorts in 2024, following a multimillion-euro renovation.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton, said, “Hilton’s portfolio in France is on a steep growth trajectory, and we now have more than 45 hotels trading or under development. This growth is fuelled by demand for our brands, allowing us to develop our portfolio of properties in a number of important destinations. Lille is a thriving market, and Hilton Lille will be an exciting arrival when it welcomes guests next year.”
Hilton Lille will offer stylish, upscale accommodation in the heart of Lille, appealing to both business and leisure travellers. Features will include Europa, the hotel’s restaurant complete with mezzanine seating area, the COOPER bar serving a range of refreshments, and a fully-equipped fitness centre. Investment in the hotel will also see the addition of a new executive lounge area with complimentary food and refreshments. Hilton Lille will also boast 360 square meters of meeting space set across seven meeting rooms, ideal for events, conferences and social engagements.
The metro area of Lille is home to one of the largest populations in France, with more than a million residents, making the city a dynamic cultural and economic focal point in Northern France. Lille Europe train station, a short walk from the hotel, is a major transport hub serving passengers from Amsterdam, London and Brussels, as well as key cities across France, including Paris, just an hour away. As well as its close proximity to the train station, the hotel will be situated in the city centre, allowing guests easy access to the charming cobblestone streets of Old Lille and its Grand Place, the Grand Palais congress centre and the Zenith Arena. Guests of Hilton Hotels & Resorts and all of Hilton's 22 world-class brands will benefit from the award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty programme, which offers its more than 173 million members who book directly with Hilton to earn Points and unlock perks including hotel stays. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading app, where members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using Digital Key.
Hilton Lille will be located at 335 Boulevard de Leeds, 59777, Lille, France, and joins 23 trading hotels in France across Hilton’s brands Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts , Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, and Hampton by Hilton.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising nearly 7,400 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 124 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 173 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
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