Hilton to settle in Cannes with its brand Canopy by Hilton

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

Canopy by Hilton Cannes

The iconic Le Suquet neighbourhood will welcome a new property in 2023, Canopy by Hilton Cannes.

Hilton confirmed on March 15th a franchise agreement with SNC Société d´Exploitation Nouvelle du Soleil d´Or, a subsidiary of SDPNE, to open a new hotel under its growing lifestyle brand Canopy by Hilton. This new property, located in the famous city of Cannes, will feature 143 guest rooms. Expected to open in 2023, future guests will be just a short walk from Old Port and the world-famous Palais des Festivals.

Cannes is a world-class destination, hosting international events and leisure travellers from all over the globe. Having introduced Canopy by Hilton to Paris’ lively Trocadero neighbourhood last year, Cannes is a fitting home for our second Canopy hotel in France, and joins Hilton’s burgeoning European lifestyle portfolio. With more than 20 new Hilton hotels planned in France in the next few years, we’re excited to extend our hospitality across the country, including Canopy by Hilton’s highly anticipated arrival on the Cote d’Azur. 

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton

This hotel marks Hilton’s first property in Cannes moreoever with a fast growing brand. Canopy by Hilton hotels are inspired by the local neighbourhood. For instance Canopy by Hilton Cannes will boast a roof terrace with views of the ocean and the Old Port while being centrally located moments from Promenade de la Croisette.

The hotel will include rooms as suites, with most featuring balconies and sea views of the French Riviera. Deisgner Ramy Fischler is in charge of the hotel’s design and he takes nspiration from the soft, glamour of Cannes. The property will feature bars, restaurants, bistros, jazz clubs, indoor and outdoor pool, fitness area, spa, also large conference and events space. 

We are excited to bring Hilton’s first property to Cannes under the Canopy by Hilton brand. We are confident that the hotel’s enviable location in the city, the Lifestyle positioning and stunning views over the coast will make for a huge hit with both leisure and business travellers. Following renovations, we look forward to welcoming guests to Canopy by Hilton Cannes next year. 

Nathalie Esnée, owner and CEO SNC Société d´Exploitation Nouvelle du Soleil d´Or

Cannes is experiencing a lot of transformations notably with current works on the famous Croisette. Aditionnaly, many hospitaly operators choose this city to develop new projets as Hilton or renovate their existing properties. And from March 15th to 18th Cannes hosts MIPIM, the world's leading real estate market event. All these facts show the attractiveness that characterises this internationally renowned destination.

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