New Hilton Hotel to Open 2021 in Santiago, Chile
Hilton and Parque Arauco S.A. today announced the signing of a management agreement to operate a new build 401-room Hilton hotel in Santiago, Chile – bringing the company’s flagship brand to the country. Hilton Santiago Las Condes will form part of the Parque Arauco Kennedy Shopping Mall complex expansion project scheduled to begin construction next year and debut in 2021. The project, owned and developed by Parque Arauco S.A., will include a Convention Center, new retail outlets, 700 parking spaces and the Hilton managed hotel.
“Hilton remains focused on expanding our industry leading brands throughout Latin America and we are thrilled to bring the company’s flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand to Chile,” said Eduardo Rodriguez Suarez, managing director development, Brazil and the Southern Cone Region, Hilton. “We have been working diligently to bring this project to fruition and we are proud to announce this milestone deal with Parque Arauco S.A. as partners.”
The new hotel, designed by Gensler Architecture, Benkel Larraín Architects, and Enrique Concha & Co interior design, will offer guests two restaurants and three bars; spa with heated indoor swimming pool; 30th floor terrace with outdoor swimming pool and sky bar overlooking the city; 29th floor fitness centre; executive lounge; and access to the city’s largest hotel convention centre with more than 32,000 square feet of flexible space to host events for more than 2,800 guests. The hotel’s seventh floor will be home to outdoor gardens offering a privileged view of Parque Araucano – an expansive natural setting in Las Condes area of Santiago.
“Our more than US$200 million investment in this development consolidates mixed-use as a business focus of the company, not only including commercial space, but further enhancing hotel supply with a new and complete offering. We are pleased with this project’s progress as it strengthens our position in an industry where we have been pioneers and innovators,” said Andrés Torrealba, general manager, Chile division, Parque Arauco S.A. “The location of our shopping centre, along with the addition of a full-service Hilton hotel managed by a leading global hospitality company will allow us to successfully meet a growing demand for this type of space in the city.”