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Motto by Hilton to Open First Hotel in the UK

Motto by Hilton Glasgow hotel new UK
Motto by Hilton Glasgow
Expected to open in Autumn 2024, Motto by Hilton Glasgow will mark the brand’s UK debut

MCLEAN, Va – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today revealed plans to extend the Motto by Hilton brand to the UK with the anticipated opening of Motto by Hilton Glasgow on the banks of the River Clyde. 

The 186-room hotel will follow the brand’s European debut in Rotterdam, with the Netherlands hotel opening last week. Motto by Hilton Glasgow will join more than 160 Hilton properties across the UK and seven existing Hilton properties in the Glasgow area. The hotel is part of a franchise agreement with Cycas Hospitality and is under the ownership of Silk Property Group.

Motto by Hilton Glasgow hotel new UK
Motto by Hilton Glasgow

Motto by Hilton is an urban, lifestyle brand designed to help guests live like a local in prime locations globally. The brand provides travelers with one-of-a-kind experiences by bringing together the best elements of a lifestyle hotel, from efficient guest rooms, activated social spaces, and locally inspired design and food & drink options. Guests can expect flexible and innovative hospitality experiences with features such as multiple Confirmed Connecting Rooms to create the ultimate multi-use space ideal for larger groups, and vibrant communal spaces with access to gather, work or socialize for guests and locals.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton, said, “We are excited about the arrival of the Motto by Hilton brand in the UK. The hotel will cater to a range of guests, whether travelling for work or play, solo or in a group, with innovative new features such as multi-use group spaces and multiple connecting rooms. It will give guests the freedom and flexibility to customise their stay in this celebrated Scottish city – and will pave the way for future properties in the UK as we grow the Motto by Hilton brand into vibrant city locations.”

Motto by Hilton Glasgow hotel new UK
Motto by Hilton Glasgow

Rishi Singh, Silk Property Group, owners of the Motto by Hilton Glasgow hotel, said, “The forthcoming Motto by Hilton Glasgow is an incredibly exciting addition to the city. We’re delighted to be working on this project with the team at Cycas Hospitality, using their impressive experience as a pan-European hotel company to launch this new concept on the Scottish market.”

Motto by Hilton Glasgow will feature interiors influenced by distinctive Glaswegian architecture styles, including Art Noveau references and Mackintosh-inspired designs. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the property overlooks the world-famous River Clyde. Glasgow’s colourful character, industrial history and incredible art and music scene greatly appeals to domestic and international travelers, drawing 2.5 million visitors to the city in 2019 alone. 

Motto by Hilton Glasgow will become part of the award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty programme, which is available across Hilton’s 18 world-class brands and more than 7,000 hotels worldwide. Members who book directly with Hilton have 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 the Hilton Honors mobile app. 

For more on Hilton’s development news and its Motto by Hilton portfolio, visit stories.hilton.com.


About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 world-class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 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 nearly 146 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.