MEXICO CITY — Hilton has announced the opening of Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton, representing the brand’s debut in Mexico City.
The 59-room boutique hotel is the latest addition to Curio Collection by Hilton. “As we continue to strategically expand our presence across Latin America, Mexico remains a priority as one of our fastest growing markets in the region,” said Jorge Giannattasio, senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “The opening of the distinguished Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton reinforces our mission to be the world’s most hospitable company throughout this incredible country, in the light of our 100th anniversary.”
Part of an ambitious program to restore historical buildings in Mexico, Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton is a restoration project from a heritage building that was constructed in 1924. The downtown Mexico City building overlooks the Metropolitan Cathedral, the County Hall and El Palacio de Hierro Department Store. Guests will also have convenient access to Zocalo Main Square just two blocks away, as well as Museo del Templo Mayor, Chapultepec and Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juarez, less than five miles from the property.
“Recognized as the No. 1 city to visit this year by National Geographic, Mexico City has continued to remain a focus in our brand’s expansion to destinations where today’s travellers want to go,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “We look forward to introducing travellers to our unexpected and authentic Curio Collection experiences that truly embody the local culture, while we also prepare for the opening of our second in-market property with Hotel Lafontaine later this year.”
The property also features a 375-square foot room for meetings and events for up to eight guests and a rooftop terrace for outdoor functions of up to 150 attendees. Umbral’s rooftop terrace comes complete with an outdoor heated pool, fitness centre and a Wellness Bar featuring a wide variety of fresh smoothies The expansive 8,795-square-foot deck also features a bar and restaurant.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of nearly 150 open hotels and resorts to welcome travellers in the Caribbean and Latin America. In its 100th year, the company continues to pursue additional growth opportunities in the region and currently has a robust pipeline of more than 90 hotels throughout the region, including approximately 30 properties in Mexico.
Until Dec. 30, 2019 guests can take advantage of The Cross Over the Umbral package which includes overnight accommodations, two signature Independencia cocktails at the Terraza Umbral Bar, breakfast for two on the hotel’s rooftop and a US$50 dining credit. Additionally, guests who book stays between Aug. 31 and Dec. 1 will earn 1,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points per night; the offer is valid through Dec.1, 2019.