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Located in the heart of the capital city, Canopy by Hilton Madrid Castellana arrives in the Azca neighborhood with a focus on local culture
MADRID – Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) vibrant lifestyle brand that takes inspiration from local neighborhoods, today celebrates the brand’s first hotel in Spain with the opening of Canopy by Hilton Madrid Castellana.
The property, owned by Hotel Investment Partners (HIP), is located in the financial district of the city, a few minutes away from some of Madrid’s most popular tourist attractions, including Real Madrid Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and the tree-lined Paseo de la Castellana, in addition to Gran Via and Plaza Cibeles. It is one of a trio of European openings under the Canopy by Hilton brand this year, following the summer opening of Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero, and the soon-to-open Canopy by Hilton London City.
“This stylish hotel truly emanates the iconic city of Madrid, offering travellers an authentically local experience. Our third opening in the Spanish capital in the last year and Spain’s first Canopy by Hilton, we’re excited to launch yet another enticing option here in Spain for travellers visiting from across the globe, including the more than 118 million members of our award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty program,” said David Kelly, senior vice president, Continental Europe, Hilton. “This opening is a further statement of our continued commitment to the Spanish hospitality market, as well as our growing confidence in a strong recovery for the tourism sector in the months and years to come.”
The theme of ‘Red’ Madrid underpins an interior decoration project that embraces popular “Madrileño” culture from the forefront of design. The project was masterminded by the studio of interior designer Jaime Beriestain and takes inspiration from the city itself — as the cradle of cañí [traditional Madrid] culture — to produce a space by everyone and for everyone, in the words of Madrid’s unofficial hymn. The 314-room hotel, with 12 meeting rooms, has a distinct neighbourhood and city feel, creating a comfortable environment for business and leisure travellers alike.
“We wanted to create an airy, open space, without barriers so that people could meet, see and be seen. For me, Madrid symbolises the colour red; it is a place where passion reigns and different, connecting cultures converge. That is why it is so important to offer the city a space that reflects that philosophy, a place to connect and meet — that is the concept behind Canopy by Hilton Madrid Castellana,” said Interior Designer Jaime Beriestain.
Following the comprehensive refurbishment of the building’s interior, the hotel was planned as a setting to be lived and enjoyed. Airy, open spaces greet the visitor in a lobby — which creates an ambience conducive to conversation. The lobby is dominated by Canopy Central, a gastronomic meeting point where visitors can enjoy a specialty coffee or food prepared from healthy, local ingredients.
On the mezzanine, locals and visitors mingle at Planta Z, a spectacular terrace where you can enjoy fun street food-style dishes with live music. The menu is focused on delicious, fresh and healthy cuisine, designed to be shared and combined with the extensive cocktail menu. A new casual meeting place in the capital for residents and visitors to experience the unique ‘Madrid vibes’.
Hotel guests can enjoy the exclusive Pool Terrace with views of Madrid’s rooftops and skyline – a typically romantic Madrid scene. To complete this 100% local experience, the hotel welcomes all guests with violet sweets in their rooms, a souvenir that no visitor to Madrid should miss.
Hotel guests will also benefit from Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty programme covering Hilton’s 18 world-class brands and comprising more than 6,600 properties in 119 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through Hilton’s approved channels have access to immediate benefits, exclusive member discounts, free standard Wi-Fi, and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app, where guests are equipped with a seamless contactless experience. Guests have the ability to check in, select their room and check out, all from the convenience of their mobile device.
The hotel is owned by Hotel Investment Partners (HIP), the third-largest hotel investor in Europe, which has invested 37 million euros in the refurbishment project. Although the hotel will be marketed under the Canopy by Hilton brand, HIP has reached an agreement with Barceló Hotel Group to manage the establishment.
Canopy by Hilton Madrid Castellana is located in Plaza Carlos Trías Bertrán 4. For more information, or to make a reservation, please visit www.hilton.com/en/hotels/madespy-canopy-madrid-castellana, or telephone 911781800. The property is owned by HI Partners and managed by Barcelo Hotel Group. For more information on Canopy by Hilton, please visit newsroom.hilton.com/canopy.
Hilton’s first lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, is a place in the neighborhood to relax and recharge, offering simple guest-directed service, comfortable spaces and thoughtfully local choices. Each hotel is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. There are 31 Canopy properties open around the globe and 29 under development across 16 countries and territories. Experience a positive stay at Canopy by Hilton by booking at canopybyhilton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about the brand at newsroom.hilton.com/canopybyhilton, and follow Canopy by Hilton on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,600 properties and more than 1 million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 118 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
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