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Hilton Worldwide New and Renovated Hotels & Resorts in The Americas

June 11, 2016 Hotel Developments No Comments Email Email

Hilton Worldwide highlights a snapshot of new properties and renovated hotels across the U.S.


Northeast U.S.

With the 2016 Presidential campaign and the race to the White House heating up, the new Hilton Cleveland Downtown will play host to the Republican National Convention this July.  Set to open in June, this spectacular 32-story hotel will offer 600 guest rooms (including 37 suites) with incredible views of Lake Erie and the city skyline, Bar32 on the 32nd floor overlooking the lake, indoor pool, fitness center with lakefront view, The Burnham, a three-level restaurant showcasing the eclectic cuisine of Zack Bruell, one of the city’s foremost restauranteurs, Eliot’s Lobby Bar, and underground links to the 225,000 square foot Cleveland Convention Center.

For more information about the news from Hilton Worldwide hotels in the Northeast region of U.S., please contact Mark Ricci at +1 212 261 5836 or Mark.Ricci@hilton.com.


The new Conrad Chicago is located in the former DraftFCB headquarters building, which is now being converted into the hotel from floors 8-20. Designed by the world-renowned designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, the 20-story luxury hotel will offer 287 rooms with stunning unobstructed views from all sides of its property including the Magnificent Mile. Guests can expect a contemporary, tech-savvy service culture; the lobby will be located in a two-story atrium on the 19th and 20th floors; 3 Restaurant Concepts with partnership with Chef Richard Sandoval, including a rooftop restaurant and bar on the 21st floor; and 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting facilities and event spaces, including spacious foyer areas.  The hotel is expected to open in July 2016.

 Waldorf Astoria Chicago, the stunning hotel in the heart of Chicago and voted the Number One U.S. hotel by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler is currently undergoing a property enhancement.  Phase One includes the addition of 26 guestrooms and additional meeting space on the hotels third floor.  Phase One is expected to be completed early summer.

For more information about the news from Hilton Worldwide hotels in the mid-western region of U.S., please contact Robert Allegrini at +1 312 663 6516 or Robert.allegrini@hilton.com.

 Western US

The iconic Hilton San Francisco Union Square announces the completion of its $25 million renovation project featuring upgraded accommodations, meeting spaces, culinary outlets and common areas.  In the

Hilton Austin is undergoing a $23 million renovation of public spaces, meeting rooms and restaurants.

Hilton Anatole is opening JadeWaters – a new $20 million resort pool complex

Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is completing a multi-million dollar, multi-phase renovation of guestrooms, public spaces and lobby.

For more information about the news from Hilton Worldwide hotels in the Western region of U.S., please contact David Trumble at +1 620 870-2721 or david.trumble@hilton.com.


Hilton Waikoloa Village recently unveiled an elevated experience with the Hale ‘ike concept at Palace Tower. The Hale ‘ike “House of Senses” concept features 369 renovated rooms and 26 suites, each with a subtle emphasis on sensual inspirations. From the moment reservations are made, Hale ‘ike engages guests’ senses with special digital elements that assist with reservations, including Hilton’s new digital concierge, pre-arranging stay details and directly communicating with the service team. The Hale ‘ike concept blends seamlessly with the surrounding tropical foliage of the island, culminating in a modern and luxurious destination for visitors. With the freshly renovated and forward-thinking design of our Hale ‘ike at Palace Tower concept, Hilton Waikoloa Village is now positioned to meet the technological demands of our discriminating guests while blending the experience with the sensory side of Hawaii.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort recently hosted a dedication ceremony for its new History Wall. A project several years in the making, the new exhibit features over a century of snapshots, stories and insights spanning 80 feet of vibrant displays in the resort’s Tapa Tower. The project pays homage to the legacy of the many figures that have made Hawaii, Waikiki and Hilton Hawaiian Village what it is today. From a distance, visitors get a macro view of the amazing transformations of Hawai’i and the Hilton Hawaiian Village. A closer more detailed observation reveals interesting facts, details about notable figures that have graced the property, and highlights the many narratives which comprise the grand story of Henry J. Kaiser’s “Hawaiian Village.”

For more information about the news from Hilton Worldwide Hawaii, please contact Cynthia Rankin at +1 808 947 7817 or cynthia.rankin@hilton.com

Southeast US

DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans has begun a property-wide renovation of the 367-room hotel centrally located in the heart of New Orleans, near the French Quarter, Jackson Square and Mississippi River. Launched in May 2016, the estimated $20 million transformation will include a complete makeover of all guest rooms, extensive enhancement of guest arrival experience, a revitalization of all corridors, meeting space and public areas as well as the redesign of the hotel’s lobby and front desk.

Hilton West Palm Beach, connected to the Palm Beach County Convention Center has opened offering 400 refined and contemporary guestrooms including 25 stylish suites, an expansive and lush pool deck accented with cabanas and an outdoor fire pit, a bountiful state-of-the-art fitness center, an eclectic and curated art program as well as energetic food & beverage program including a lobby bar, restaurant and lounge and poolside bar and grill.

Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, announced renovation plans for the 18-hole resort course at the iconic South Florida resort. The renovation will restore the course’s classical beauty and playability modernizing the existing Fred Couples and Gene Bates design. Highlights include reconstructed Tif Eagle putting surfaces, a new putting practice green added behind the clubhouse, reshaping bunkers and utilizing modern turf grass to improve playing conditions.

To learn more about or experience Boca Raton Resort & Club, visit www.bocaresort.com or call 1-888-543-1286. For more information about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.waldorfastoria.com orhttp://news.waldorfastoria.com.

Surrounded by magic, Buena Vista Palace is a towering and stunning hotel in the Walt Disney World® Resort. Ideal for a family vacation, the official Walt Disney World® Hotel, managed by Hilton, is just a short walk from the shops, restaurants and dazzling nightlife of Disney Springs™ with complimentary shuttle to all Disney Theme Parks and Water Parks. Currently under renovation, Buena Vista Palace is located on 27 lush acres, offering 1,011 tastefully appointed rooms and suites, 24-hour fitness center, recreational activities and many culinary options.

Hilton Orlando unveiled 11,000 square feet of new meeting space that includes the Key Largo and Key West meeting rooms, pre-function space and an additional registration desk. The expansion encompasses the Key West and Key Largo rooms that can be divided into up to eight total meeting rooms adjacent to the existing 15,000 square foot Florida Ballroom. The newly expanded area is a true multi-functional space ideal for events and meetings both intimate and grandiose.

DoubleTree by Hilton Washington DC-Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia is the perfect and affordable place to stay when visiting the coolest city in America. With incredible views of the National monument, Capital and Pentagon from hotels guestrooms or elevated Sky Lounge, a revolving restaurant and bar, this recently renovated hotel is a near Washington Reagan Airport with easy access to museums, galleries and sites of DC without the hassle of traffic and congestion as it is footsteps from the Metro.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Georgetown is currently undergoing a renovation and complete transformation of hotel guest’s rooms, lobby, indoor pool and restaurant. The hotel, close to Dupont Circle and a few blocks from Georgetown, is expected to complete transformation later this summer.

The 30-acre oceanfront Springmaid Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has completed the first round of its major renovation project, just in time for the busy summer season. All 452 waterfront guest rooms and the Springmaid Pier restaurant, rechristened as the Southern Tide Bar & Grille, have been fully renovated and redesigned as part of a comprehensive transformation project that will rebrand the property as DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Myrtle Beach Oceanfront. As part of the new offerings, the resort has announced a special 15 percent off introductory savings on all accommodations, and food and beverage and gift shop purchases, for travel through September 30, 2016.*

For more information about the news from Hilton Worldwide hotels in the Southeast region of U.S., please contact Lisa Cole at +1 305 866 3646 or lisa.cole@hilton.com.

 Caribbean and Latin America

Hilton Worldwide recently opened the Hilton Garden Inn brand’s first hotel in Peru – the new 137-room Hilton Garden Inn Cusco in the city’s historic neighborhood of Santa Ana. Located on a hillside, overlooking the historic city and within walking distance to Plaza de Armas, Hilton Garden Inn Cusco offers the perfect home-base to explore the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site and the surrounding areas, as one of the hotels with fastest access to the area’s main sites and airport.

Another recently opened hotel is the 172-room Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo, located approximately 20 minutes from Carrasco International Airport, within Montevideo’s World Trade Center with direct access to Montevideo Shopping Mall. Perfect for both business and leisure travelers, Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo offers guests first-class accommodation in the upscale Pocitos neighborhood and offers the high-end amenities and welcoming services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while on the road.

Guests can take in stunning views and enjoy exceptional service at the recently reopened Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort.  With its unveiling last year following a multi-million dollar transformation, this beachfront paradise returned as a refined beachfront resort experience, featuring reimagined culinary concepts; La Vista Club – a new luxury accommodation and club experience at the resort boasting a collection of 66 premium guest rooms and suites with access to La Vista Club Lounge and its exclusive perks; a 9,600-square-foot eforea spa and movement studio, and additional enhancements and upgrades property-wide.

Hilton welcomed the 355-room Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino, a 15-acre beachfront oasis in Palm Beach, Aruba. With a privileged location on picturesque white sand beaches, this upscale resort in Aruba welcomes travelers to one of the Caribbean’s most desired destinations. Located on the largest beachfront stretch of Palm Beach and less than 10 miles from the capital city of Oranjestad, Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino provides a premier resort experience featuring glamorous architecture designed by Morris Lapidus, unmatched beaches, enchanting gardens, an expansive pool complex, kids club, watersports and dive center, world-class spa, on-site casino and culinary choices for the most discerning palate.

For more information about the news from Hilton Worldwide Caribbean and Latin America, please contact Karla Visconti at +1 786 866 7240 orkarla.visconti@hilton.com.

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