SÃO PAULO–Hilton has welcomed the first Tapestry Collection by Hilton in South America with the opening of Almenat Hotel in the greater São Paulo region, in Brazil. The latest addition to the company’s portfolio in the country enables Hilton to provide the best of both worlds to travelers who are looking for a unique experience, from an independent hotel, with the consistency, reassurance and recognized level of service expected from Hilton. As part of a global portfolio of more than 65 hotels, each Tapestry Collection by Hilton features upscale, original hotels offering one-of-a-kind style and vibrant personality, while encouraging guests to explore the local destination.
“We are thrilled to continue our growth throughout Latin America with the opening of Almenat Hotel, our first Tapestry Collection by Hilton in Brazil,” said Jorge Giannattasio, Hilton’s senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America. “Brazil remains a focus in our company’s regional expansion and we look forward to further increasing our in-market portfolio with the upcoming arrival of eight hotels in the next four years.”
Located only 21 miles from downtown São Paulo, Almenat Hotel is surrounded by the Atlantic Rainforest and minutes away from Embu das Artes, a delightful town founded by the Jesuits in 1554. The colonial history and heritage remain almost untouched and can be explored by guests during the weekends and holidays handicraft fair, filled with artists and artisans.
Guestrooms and Amenities
Almenat Hotel, with 138 guestrooms, with king size or twin beds, is the ideal location for those who want a quick leisure escape from the city or an extended stay to relax on endless open green space. The hotel offers a fully equipped gym, tennis court, two soccer fields, one multi-sport court, indoor heated and outdoor pools, and a walking trail in the midst of the Atlantic Forest. For a family and friends fun activity, guests can enjoy a bowling alley with eight lanes and bar with a fireplace and pool tables. The hotel is also pet-friendly and offers plenty of outdoor space for animals up to 75 pounds.
Guests will enjoy peace of mind with an industry-leading standard of cleanliness and disinfection from check-in to check-out with Hilton CleanStay. Hilton CleanStay builds upon the already high standards of housekeeping and hygiene at Hilton’s more than 6,600 properties worldwide, where hospital-grade cleaning products and upgraded protocols are currently in use. As part of the program, guests can expect procedures including additional cleaning and disinfection on areas and flexible housekeeping options.
Almenat Hotel has two restaurants that offer a variety of food and beverage options with Brazilian and international flavors celebrating São Paulo’s culture and ethnic influences. From a delicious breakfast served at Embu Restaurant to a creative, Italian inspired food at the Japi Restaurant and Bar to a drink with a lake view at the Bowling Bar, Almenat Hotel has something for all tastes. The hotel also offers a lobby market for those on the go.
Late this year, the property will also unveil two outdoor fire grills for private events.
Meetings and Events
Almenat Hotel offers 22 flexible meeting rooms, indoor and outdoor areas and extensive recreational facilities, ideal for corporate retreats, weddings and social celebrations. The hotel also provides the premium event services, with high speed internet and infrastructure for video conferences in all meetings spaces.
The hotel features Hilton EventReady with CleanStay, a global, industry-leading cleanliness and customer service program specific to meetings and events, that provides curated solutions for every step of the event planning process for safe and socially responsible experiences.
The Almenat Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,600 properties in 119 countries and territories. Members who book directly will have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, exclusive member discounts, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app.