Curio Collection by Hilton lands on the French Riviera

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Published on 28/06/17 - Updated on 17/03/22

Grand Hôtel des Sablettes Plage, Curio Collection by Hilton

The brand Curio Collection by Hilton is opening an upscale property in the South of France: the Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage (La Seyne-sur-Mer) marks the brand's first steps on the French market.

Yesterday Hilton announced the opening of the Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage under its Curio Collection brand. The property is located on the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur), at La Seyne-sur-Mer, a seaside city 10 kilometers southwest of Toulon. This is the brand's first hotel in France.

It is located on the Sablettes beach and offers 75 rooms and suites, as well as three restaurants, a spa (including pools, hammam, sauna, whirlpool) and a fitness center. In addition, the property is home to a ballroom and three meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 600 guests.

"Grand Hotel Des Sablettes Plage is the latest hotspot on the stunning and historic French Riviera," Mark Nogal, Global Head, Curio Collection by Hilton stated. He also illustrated his ambitions for the brand: "As we continue to expand our distinctive Curio Collection we are delighted to debut our first property in France, and soon to open a property in Paris."

Curio Collection by Hilton encompasses more than 30 upscale hotels across the world, most of which are located on U.S. soil. As of January 1, 2017, Hilton Worldwide is the 7th largest hotel group in Europe with 256 properties and 57,993 rooms, according to data published by Hospitality ON.

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