MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide announced that it has signed a management agreement with El Hotel Pilar, S.A. for a 170-room new-build Hilton hotel in Pilar, Argentina—part of Greater Buenos Aires. The hotel will form part of a mixed-use development featuring 130 residential condominium units that will benefit from all the services offered at Hilton Pilar. The Hilton Pilar Hotel & Residences project, currently under construction and expected to open in March 2015, is the third for Hilton Hotels & Resorts and fifth for Hilton Worldwide in Argentina.
“As Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues its focus on global growth, signing our third project in one of South America’s most diverse countries is a key milestone for us,” said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, in an announcement. “We look forward to welcoming travelers to experience our brand in one of Argentina’s flourishing cities.”
The three-story hotel will welcome guests to a lobby that features a signature restaurant, two bars, and a business center. The property will feature 170 guestrooms including executive floor rooms, 10 master suites, a governor’s suite, and presidential suite, all outfitted with the Hilton Serenity Collection of amenities including high-definition, flat-screen televisions, alarm clocks with MP3 player connections, and wireless Internet access. Guests staying in an executive room or suite will enjoy the added benefit of the hotel’s executive floor service and executive lounge, which will offer light snacks and beverages throughout the day.
Hilton Pilar will also offer 21,500 square feet of meeting space including a convention center divisible into three ballrooms, six flexible and technologically enhanced meeting rooms, and a business center.
Recreational amenities will include an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, a nearly 5,500 square foot spa, and the Pilar Golf Club boasting a clubhouse, pro shop, and the only 665 yard Par 6 in South America. A 400 space parking lot completes the facilities.
Hilton Worldwide currently has a portfolio of 54 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America, including two hotels in Argentina: Hilton Buenos Aires in Puerto Madero and Hilton Garden Inn Tucuman.