LARGEST HILTON OUTSIDE THE US MAINTAINS ITS POSITION AS EUROPE’S LEADING CONFERENCE & EVENTS HOTEL WITH CREATIVE REFURBISHMENT
Hilton London Metropole, the largest Hilton outside of the US, will maintain its position as Europe’s leading conference and events hotel with an impressive multimillion-pound refurbishment that will radically transform and upgrade the guest experience.
The renovation, which was completed on 1st May, will provide visitors with a completely new and upgraded stay. No element of the hotel has been left unchanged.
The 1,099 guestrooms and suites have undergone a striking transformation, beautifully designed with a contemporary and bold aesthetic that reflects different London boroughs. The venue’s four restaurants and bars have been relaunched with exciting new drinking and dining concepts, including an all-day British brasserie, serving dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients, and a new suitably relaxed market-style dining outlet, that celebrates London’s street food scene. The refurbishment will also see the opening of a state-of-the-art 200sqm (2,153sqf) fitness studio.
Extensive renovations are being made to the hotel’s 35 event spaces and meeting rooms, including two dedicated hybrid meeting rooms and three ballrooms, which total over 4,600sqm (49,500sqf) in size, from the 1,062 Square Metres (11,431sqf) Richmond Suite to the Kensington Suite, with its open private foyer and space for up to 1,350 guests.
The hotel has embraced the latest in technology to ensure a seamless stay, from upgraded Wi-Fi to the introduction of Digital Key, which allows Hilton Honors members to check in and choose their room using their smartphone via the Hilton Honors app.
The renovation celebrates the best of the capital, with the new design weaving the city’s storied history into the hotel. Guests will experience engaging touchpoints from London’s rich heritage, its vibrant art, culture, music and diverse food scene throughout.
The new, elevated aesthetic will take guests on an immersive experience through the capital. The architecture, design, restaurants and bars showcase purposeful acknowledgements to East, Central and West London’s heritage as the hotel tells the story of this ancient city with nods to iconic areas including Borough Market, Covent Garden and towns on the Thames.
Sustainability is at the heart of Hilton London Metropole and its refurbishment. From the team members’ uniforms, made from sustainable materials, such as recycled plastic, to the green kitchens serving locally grown produce, the hotel has collaborated with a wide range of businesses and manufacturers to create an ethical and environmentally conscious space.
Guests staying in the Suites or Executive Rooms will enjoy complimentary breakfast and access to the exclusive and contemporary Executive Lounge, which has a dedicated arrivals area and check in facilities. The lounge serves a carefully curated food and drink offering throughout the day alongside monthly tasting and live cooking experiences.
The Hotel’s radical development will retain Hilton London Metropole’s position as the perfect choice for travellers, from its central location in the heart of the city to its impeccable transport links, seven different bedroom options and four suite categories to choose from, a seamless check in process, a wide choice of food and drink dining experiences and an impressive on-site fitness studio.
Remco Norden, Area General Manager says “Our ambitious multimillion pound renovation has maintained Hilton London Metropole as Europe’s leading conference and events hotel. The refurbishment has radically transformed every element of the hotel, from our lobby, restaurants and bars to our bedrooms, suites and meeting and event spaces. It will elevate the guest experience and continue to make us the venue of choice for business and leisure travellers and corporate and private events of any scale.
“The refurbishment celebrates London and our hotel’s wonderful history. Despite the challenges the industry faced, our hotel has an incredibly bright future and this renovation is our opportunity to invest in it.”