Hilton Worldwide Opens its First Hotel in Dali
Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Hilton Dali Resort & Spa, which marks Hilton’s debut in Dali and the fourth property in the Hilton portfolio in the Yunnan province.
Hilton Dali Resort & Spa is owned by Dali Shine Xiadu Real Estate Co., Ltd. and managed by Hilton Worldwide.
“Hilton Hotels & Resorts is ready to set the standard for world class hospitality in Dali. With the hotel situated at the crossroads of Dali’s Ancient Town and the Xia Guan commercial district, Hilton Dali Resort & Spa provides international and domestic travelers the opportunity to immerse themselves into this special region steeped in culture and civilization for centuries,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide.
Hilton Worldwide currently has 64 hotels operating in Greater China, including 31 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties in key cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Shenzhen. In addition, there are 180 more Hilton Worldwide hotels in the pipeline for planned for development in China.
Hilton Dali Resort & Spa, owned by Dali Shine Xiadu Real Estate Co Ltd., is located in stunning Dali, halfway up Cangshan Mountain, facing Erhai Lake.
Designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), Hilton Dali Resort & Spa blends Bai style into its architecture, offering 375 tastefully-decorated rooms, each with a private balcony where guests can enjoy scenic panoramic views. In addition, guests who opt for executive rooms and suites will be granted exclusive access to the Executive Lounge.
Recreational facilities at Hilton Dali Resort & Spa include a 160-square metre fitness centre that is open around the clock, spa facilities that include a sauna and a 25-metre indoor swimming pool.
“We are well on our way to quadrupling our portfolio of operational hotels in China within the next few years and are proud to add Dali to the growing list of top destinations where we have established a presence,” said Bruce McKenzie, Senior Vice President, operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide.