SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Hilton has welcomed the first Tapestry Collection by Hilton in South America with the opening of Almenat Hotel in the greater São Paulo region, in Brazil. The latest addition to the company’s portfolio in the country enables Hilton to provide the best of both worlds to travelers who are looking for a unique experience, from an independent hotel, with the consistency, reassurance and recognized level of service expected from Hilton. As part of a global portfolio of more than 65 hotels, each Tapestry Collection by Hilton features upscale, original hotels offering one-of-a-kind style and vibrant personality, while encouraging guests to explore the local destination.
“We are thrilled to continue our growth throughout Latin America with the opening of Almenat Hotel, our first Tapestry Collection by Hilton in Brazil,” said Jorge Giannattasio, Hilton’s senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America. “Brazil remains a focus in our company’s regional expansion and we look forward to further increasing our in-market portfolio with the upcoming arrival of eight hotels in the next four years.”
Located only 21 miles from downtown São Paulo, Almenat Hotel is surrounded by the Atlantic Rainforest and minutes away from Embu das Artes, a delightful town founded by the Jesuits in 1554. The colonial history and heritage remain almost untouched and can be explored by guests during the weekends and holidays handicraft fair, filled with artists and artisans.
Guestrooms and Amenities
Almenat Hotel, with 138 guestrooms, with king size or twin beds, is the ideal location for those who want a quick leisure escape from the city or an extended stay to relax on endless open green space. The hotel offers a fully equipped gym, tennis court, two soccer fields, one multi-sport court, indoor heated and outdoor pools, and a walking trail amid the Atlantic Forest. For a family and friends’ fun activity, guests can enjoy a bowling alley with eight lanes and a bar with a fireplace and pool tables. The hotel is also pet-friendly and offers plenty of outdoor space for animals up to 75 pounds.
Guests will enjoy peace of mind with an industry-leading standard of cleanliness and disinfection from check-in to check-out with Hilton CleanStay. Hilton CleanStay builds upon the already high standards of housekeeping and hygiene at Hilton’s more than 6,600 properties worldwide, where hospital-grade cleaning products and upgraded protocols are currently in use. As part of the program, guests can expect procedures including additional cleaning and disinfection on areas and flexible housekeeping options.
Almenat Hotel has two restaurants that offer a variety of food and beverage options with Brazilian and international flavors celebrating São Paulo’s culture and ethnic influences. From a delicious breakfast served at Embu Restaurant to creative, Italian-inspired food at the Japi Restaurant and Bar to a drink with a lake view at the Bowling Bar, Almenat Hotel has something for all tastes. The hotel also offers a lobby market for those on the go.
Late this year, the property will also unveil two outdoor fire grills for private events.
Meetings and Events
Almenat Hotel offers 22 flexible meeting rooms, indoor and outdoor areas and extensive recreational facilities, ideal for corporate retreats, weddings and social celebrations. The hotel also provides premium event services, with high-speed internet and infrastructure for video conferences in all meetings spaces.
The hotel features Hilton EventReady with CleanStay, a global, industry-leading cleanliness and customer service program specific to meetings and events, that provides curated solutions for every step of the event planning process for safe and socially responsible experiences.
The Almenat Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,600 properties in 119 countries and territories. Members who book directly will have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, exclusive member discounts, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 170 hotels and resorts welcoming travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America, including 10 properties in Brazil. The company continues to pursue additional growth opportunities in the region and currently has a robust pipeline of approximately 110 hotels throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, including the upcoming arrival of the Motto by Hilton and Tru by Hilton brands in Brazil.
For further information, please visit Almenat Hotel Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,900 properties and nearly 1.1 million rooms, in 122 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 five 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 133 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 Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a portfolio of 75 original hotels that offers guests unique style and vibrant personality, and encourages guests to explore the local destination. With plans for global expansion, every Tapestry Collection property is united by the reliability that comes with the Hilton name, in addition to the benefits of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Experience a positive stay at Tapestry Collection by Hilton by booking at tapestrycollectionbyhilton.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 Tapestry Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/tapestry, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.