DoubleTree by Hilton Set to Debut in the Eternal City
ROME and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.a. to open DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti, the city's first under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. It will be H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.a.'s second DoubleTree by Hilton property, joining DoubleTree by Hilton Trieste.
"Rome's enduring appeal saw it welcome 11 million visitors in the first nine months of 2017,* this hotel - our first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the Eternal City - is a welcome addition to our growing Italian portfolio," said Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton. "We are thrilled to be extending our partnership with H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.a. in another world class destination."
The property will open as DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti after the full refurbishment of an existing property. It will be situated in Monti, a charming neighborhood known for its cafes, alternative fashion retailers and bohemian feel. The hotel is located close to the Bank of Italy, Quirinal Palace and various ministries and embassies. It is also within walking distance of tourist attractions such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, and the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.
Luca Boccato, CEO, H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.a. said: "DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti, after Trieste, is our second affiliation to DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Italy. We believe in the value of the collaboration with an international brand like Hilton. Its values fit perfectly with the project and our management philosophy."
DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti will feature 132 guest-rooms, and will offer a fitness centre and spa. Guests and residents will be able to enjoy a range of dining options including two restaurants, a lobby lounge and rooftop bar with stunning views of the city.
DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti joins four Hilton hotels currently trading in central Rome, including Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge, Hampton by Hilton Rome East, Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort and Aleph Rome Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton.
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About H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.A
The H.n.h. Hotel group was founded in 1999 as a result of the entrepreneurial intuition and the solid hospitality management experience of Loris Boccato. Over the years, H.n.h. underwent a steady and measured growth by combining a family-run business with a financial and economic vision, gaining a foothold in the Hotel Development and Management industry and becoming, by turnover and number of rooms, one of Italy's leading independent hospitality operators in the 4- and 5-star hotel segment with a total of 11 properties, six of which cater to business travelers, with the remaining five falling into the leisure segment. A young and innovative group, in 2016 H.n.h. reported over € 32.42 million in total revenues, a 16% increase compared to 2015, reaching over 1,100 rooms and employing over 340 people. A passion for hospitality, the constant search for innovation coupled with economic efficiency and the continuous improvement in the quality of services offered to guests are the driving force behind the Group's management and development choices. In February 2017, Siparex - a private equity manager operating in France, Italy and Spain - invested 8.5 million Euros in H.n.h. Hotels and Resorts thus providing new financial resources for growth and development at national level. www.hnh.it
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