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Hilton Expands Caribbean Portfolio with Signing of Palacio Provincial Hotel in Old San Juan Historic District

Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton - Consular dining
Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton
Expected to join the Curio Collection by Hilton portfolio this year, the early 19th century property will represent Hilton’s first hotel in Old San Juan

MCLEAN, Va. and San Juan, Puerto Rico - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of an agreement to welcome Palacio Provincial to Curio Collection by Hilton. Owned by Hostal El Convento and managed by International Hospitality Enterprises (IHE), the esteemed Palacio Provincial Hotel in Old San Juan will join a global portfolio of more than 160 distinct, upper-upscale hotels and resorts under the Curio Collection by Hilton brand and will represent Hilton’s debut in the historic city.   

Located within the Old San Juan Historic District, the oldest European settlement in Puerto Rico and the United States, the 43-room boutique hotel is incomparably situated in the heart of the city inside an early 19th century building full of rich diplomatic history dating back to 1838. In 2021, Palacio Provincial opened its doors following a meticulous restoration to usher in a new era for this historic gem, combining timeless elegance with modern luxury.  

Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton - Atelier
Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton - Atelier Rooftop Terrace

"We are thrilled to announce the signing and upcoming conversion of Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton and expanding Hilton’s Puerto Rico portfolio to such a sought-after destination with a remarkable hotel that preserves the cultural legacy of Old San Juan and meets our guests in the destinations they want to travel,” said Pablo Maturana, vice president, development, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “The signing reflects our commitment to expand our robust pipeline in the region and nearly double our presence in Puerto Rico.” 

Nestled in an architecturally significant building, the hotel’s interior design boasts a chic and inviting atmosphere that combines urban sophistication with laid-back charm, featuring stylish furnishings, ambient lighting, and a vibrant energy that sets the stage for unforgettable moments. Guest rooms feature thoughtfully designed rooms and suites showcasing 12-foot wooden window doors leading out to Juliet balconies offering captivating views of Old San Juan. Furnishings include plush beds, large smart TVs, work desks, custom wall cabinets and accents of history, art, culture and bright colored decor.

 Palacio Provincial’s culinary offerings include an oasis-like courtyard restaurant, Consular Restaurant & Bar, and the Atelier Rooftop Terrace, one of the newest venues in Old San Juan providing remarkable views of San Juan Bay and the Colonial city. For events of all scales, from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, the property boasts versatile and stylish spaces that offer natural light and iconic history.  

Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton - Consular Bar
Palacio Provincial, Curio Collection by Hilton - Consular Bar

Hilton currently welcomes guests across a portfolio of nine hotels spanning six of Hilton’s industry-leading brands in Puerto Rico, and more than 30 hotels across the broader Caribbean region. 

Palacio Provincial will offer guests the benefits of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's distinct hotel brands.  

For more Hilton development news, please visit stories.hilton.com.  


About Hilton

Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising more than 7,500 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced 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 180 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


About Curio Collection by Hilton

Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of 160 individually remarkable hotels hand-picked to immerse guests in one-of-a-kind moments in the world’s most sought-after destinations. Each hotel in the Curio Collection evokes a bespoke story through distinctive architecture and design, world-class food & beverage and curated experiences, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.