MONTERREY, MEXICO–Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hampton by Hilton Monterrey Apodaca and Homewood Suites by Hilton Monterrey Apodaca. This opening represents Hilton’s second dual-brand hotel in Mexico.
“While expanding our presence in Latin America, we have focused on growing the dual-brand segment of Hilton’s portfolio, as well as the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand set to open eight properties across Latin America, including four in Mexico,” said Juan Corvinos, vice president, development, Latin America and the Caribbean, Hilton. “We recognize the importance of blending category-leading brands to meet a wide variety of travel needs in one of the region’s top business hubs.”
With more than 130 hotels and resorts currently open and welcoming travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton has continued to focus on expanding its portfolio in Mexico, a top tourist destination in the region. The global hospitality company boasts nearly 60 properties from several Hilton brands across the country and a robust development pipeline of nearly 30 hotels; including plans for a third dual-brand property with Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites Saltillo set to open in 2020.
“Following the success of our prototype in the region – Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao Airport – we have strategically focused on expanding the brand’s presence in Mexico,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Homewood Suites by Hilton. “As an important industrial center, we look forward to introducing Apodaca travelers to the brand’s spacious accommodations and convenient amenities for extended stays.”
The dual-brand concept offers spacious and upgraded communal areas and amenities benefiting both business and leisure travelers. Each hotel has its own lobby and dining area – each catering to the needs of their respective guests – as well as a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and basketball court. The hotels also offer flexible meeting space accommodating up to 100 guests.
Developed and owned by Inversión y Desarrollo de hotels en Mexico, the 96-room Hampton by Hilton Monterrey Apodaca and the 69-room Homewood Suites by Hilton Monterrey Apodaca are located at Av. del Telefono, No. 4498 Col Apodaca Centro in one of the fastest growing cities in Nuevo León. Situated near Plaza Comercial Sendero La Fe, Hampton by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton Monterrey Apodaca offers convenient access to major industrial parks and Monterrey’s downtown shopping district. The hotel is located nine miles from Aeropuerto General Mariano Escobedo (MTY).
“Hampton by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton answer the rising demand for high-quality accommodation in this key manufacturing hub,” added Juan Carlos Saade, CEO of Inversión y Desarrollo de Hotels en Mexico. “Merging these two distinct brands affords us the opportunity to redefine the guest experience and to expand our offers in the country, including our upcoming opening of the dual-brand property in Saltillo.”
Hampton by Hilton has long been known for its unmatched approach to hospitality. Team members proudly exhibit a unique culture described as Hamptonality. This term is defined by each hotel’s approach to anticipating guests’ needs, friendly customer service and establishing an authentic, caring culture. Hampton by Hilton offers guests value-added amenities such as the brand’s signature free, hot breakfast featuring delicious waffles and seasonal offerings, or for the on-the-go traveler, On the Run Breakfast Bags. Guests also have access to complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour business center.
Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a combination of studio and one-bedroom accommodations, featuring fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Guests are provided with all the essentials needed for a comfortable and convenient stay – complimentary daily hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday, Wi-Fi, 24-hour business center, on-site convenience store and grocery shopping service*.