Hilton has unveiled plans to open six hotels under its focused service brands in Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and Poland as part of significant growth for the brands’ European portfolios.
Hilton has planned to open hotels in Berlin, Potsdam, Venice, Bologna, Plymouth and Szczecin. These properties will join more than 60 Hilton Garden Inn and 100 Hampton by Hilton hotels currently trading in Europe.
Hilton Garden Inn Plymouth
Overlooking Plymouth Hoe, Hilton Garden Inn Plymouth will be the group’s first property in the British port city. The hotel will feature 150 rooms and a sky bar offering panoramic views of the world-famous natural harbour Plymouth Sound. The development of the hotel is expected to be in late 2023.
Hilton Garden Inn Bologna North
Hilton Garden Inn Bologna North will be Hilton’s first property in Bologna. The hotel will offer 130 guest rooms, four meeting rooms, a gym, and 80 outdoor car parking spaces. The hotel will be located in the Quarto Inferiore industrial area, where various multinational companies are located. It is expected to open in spring 2023.
Hampton by Hilton Venice Tronchetto
Venice is set to welcome its first Hampton by Hilton, following a franchise agreement with Apex Alliance. The hotel will be on the island of Tronchetto within easy reach of central Venice. Planned to open by spring 2024, the 324-guest room hotel will be one of the largest in Venice, offering a breakfast zone and bar, two meeting rooms, a fitness centre and a dedicated Work Zone.
Hampton by Hilton Berlin Airport West
Hampton by Hilton Berlin Airport West will be Hilton’s first property at Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Scheduled to open in September 2024 and operating under a franchise agreement with long-standing Hilton partner tristar GmbH, the hotel will offer 196 guest rooms, a breakfast area and bar, a gym, and 150 parking spaces.
Hampton by Hilton Potsdam
As part of a franchise agreement with an established partner and operator Signo Hospitality, Hampton by Hilton Potsdam will be the first Hilton property in Potsdam. The 163-guest room hotel is expected to open its doors in June 2024, providing amenities including a breakfast area and bar, a meeting room, and gym.
Hampton by Hilton Szczecin East
Following a franchise agreement with Szczecin Hospitality Group, Hampton by Hilton Szczecin East is set to open its doors in January 2024, becoming the first Hilton property in Szczecin, Poland. The 103-guest room hotel will be situated in the heart of the commercial district of Szczecin, on the east side of the Oder River. Amenities will include a business hub, a fitness centre and two meeting rooms, which can be converted into one larger meeting room for events.
Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton are two of Hilton’s fastest-growing brands, with more than half of our European development pipeline by the hotel under these two brands. Hilton has established one of the most successful and sought-after franchise support models in European hospitality, with over 350 hotels now operating with our established partners and a further 170 new hotels in our pipeline. Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton are popular with guests, and have a proven track record in a range of locations, from regional towns to major capitals, airports to sporting stadiums, making them an attractive opportunity for investors. Now operating in 23 European countries and with plans to open in seven new markets in the next five years, value-conscious guests will be able to experience Hilton’s industry-leading hospitality in a growing number of places.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton