Hilton (NYSE: HLT) yesterday announced the opening of Hilton Guadalajara Midtown, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand’s second hotel in Guadalajara and eighth property in Mexico. This opening is also a celebrated addition to Hilton’s expanding portfolio in the country, where the company has more than 60 hotels across seven brands welcoming travelers. Situated in the heart of the city’s financial and business district, the 225-room vibrant hotel in Guadalajara features a swimming pool, fitness center, signature restaurant, two bars and more than 11,500 square feet of flexible event space.
“As we continue to expand our presence across the Caribbean and Latin America, Mexico remains a priority as one of our fastest growing and most developed hospitality markets in the region,” said Jorge Giannattasio, senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “The debut of Hilton Guadalajara Midtown reinforces our commitment to providing innovative products and exceptional services to meet our guests’ evolving needs around the world.”
As part of Midtown Jalisco – one of the city’s most anticipated mixed-use developments, Hilton Guadalajara Midtown is set to transform the destination with the debut of its dining, entertainment and proximity to Expo Guadalajara, one of the largest convention centers in Latin America located just four miles away. After exploring the neighborhood, travelers can enjoy the awe-inspiring panoramic views from their sleek and contemporary guestrooms infused with the brand’s signature amenities, including plush, upscale bedding, a 55-inch flat screen TV, in-room espresso machine, bathroom with rain shower and workspace with a spacious desk, ergonomic chair and multiple outlets.
Bursting with a multitude of innovative culinary options, Hilton Guadalajara Midtown features the signature restaurant, Härth Kitchen Bar Market Guadalajara, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Abiding by a farm-to-table philosophy, Härth offers a creative menu, featuring international comfort food prepared with an artistic flair and the finest local and sustainable ingredients. For a cocktail or tapas, guests can visit Wander, the hotel’s rooftop bar and lounge. Created for those with wanderlust, the space is designed to replicate a great traveler’s residence, incorporating touches of navy blues and finely polished wood furnishings.
For conferences and events, Hilton Guadalajara Midtown boasts 11,500 square feet of flexible event space, including 10 meeting rooms and artfully designed ballrooms. The hotel provides ample space to create events at any scale and accommodate up to 550 guests.
“As we introduce the brand’s second in-market property, the opening of Hilton Guadalajara Midtown is a testament to the city’s development as well as Hilton’s regional growth,” said Vera Manoukian, senior vice president and global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. “The debut of this property has allowed us to further expand our portfolio within a quickly emerging business and leisure market – setting a new benchmark for hospitality in the region.”
Conveniently located less than 12 miles from Guadalajara International Airport, Hilton Guadalajara Midtown offers travelers access to Plaza del Sol shopping center as well as neighboring markets and attractions such as Teatro Degollado, Lake Chapala and Expiatory Temple. Guests can also take the famed Tequila Tour by train from Guadalajara to Tequila Jalisco.