Hilton signed the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo in Mexico. The agreement marks Hilton’s first dual-branded hotel in Mexico, and the second dual-branded property in Latin America for the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites brands following the announcement of the Lima, Peru, properties. Owned and managed by Servicios Turísticos de Saltillo, the hotel continues Hilton Garden Inn’s and Homewood Suites' expansion in Latin America, representing the brands’ 37th and seventh properties open or in the pipeline in the region, respectively.
“The signing of the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo is a milestone achievement, as it marks the introduction of Hilton’s successful dual-branded strategy to Mexico," said Juan Corvinos, managing director, development, Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, Hilton. “This new dual-branded property concept in Mexico solidifies Hilton’s commitment to continued growth throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.”
The new Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo will consist of 200 rooms collectively: Hilton Garden Inn will offer 110 rooms and Homewood Suites will have 90 suites. The dual-brand building model allows for shared construction and zoning, while providing owners with savings on operational costs. The Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo will have two distinct lobbies and dining areas, while sharing one registration desk, fitness center and pool. The hotel also offers 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that can accommodate up to 200 people.
Hilton Garden Inn properties provide guests with amenities and services such as complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center with Print Spots remote printing, a fitness center and indoor pool. Guests can dine on-property at The Garden Grille and Bar, which offers a full cooked-to-order breakfast, dinner cocktails and evening room service, and The Pavilion Pantry is open 24 hours and provides a selection of snacks, beverages and frozen, microwaveable packaged items.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo will offer studios and one-bedroom suites, all with fully-equipped kitchens complete with microwave, full-size refrigerator, cooktop, cooking accessories and more. Rooms will offer clearly defined kitchen, living and sleeping zones, as well as ample workspace. Dining options will include a full-service bar and lounge space for breakfast, lunch and dinner; pantry with a kitchen look and feel offering ready-made snacks; and Suite Shop convenience store offering a variety of other food, toiletry, and travel-need items for purchase.
Located near Saltillo’s historic downtown, the seven-story Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo is minutes from the area’s numerous automotive manufacturing plants. The property will also offer guests close proximity to Saltillo’s top cultural attractions, including Museo del Palacio de Gobierno, Instituto Coahuilense de Cultura, Museo Batalla de la Angostura, Recito Patrimonio Cultural and Casa Purcell.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 90 hotels and resorts open in Latin America and the Caribbean, including 46 properties in Mexico. The company is pursuing additional Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a pipeline of 65 hotels across the region, including 30 projects in Mexico.