The Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo has opened its doors. It is the brand’s first hotel in central London and follows the recent launch of Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport North Terminal, joining Hilton Worldwide’s global brand of over 1,900 mid-priced hotels.
The hotel comprises 297 guest rooms and is the largest Hampton by Hilton property outside of the U.S. With a focus on comfort and service backed by the 100% Hampton Guarantee, Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo centres around distinct comfort zones. These include contemporary and comfortable seating areas, open plan public spaces, informal zones as well as dedicated work places.
Phil Cordell, global head for focused service and Hampton brand management, Hilton Worldwide, said, “The opening of our first Hampton by Hilton in central London is a key milestone for the brand as we continue our expansion in the U.K. As ever, we pride ourselves on the 100% Hampton Guarantee and are delighted to introduce our signature Hamptonality style of service to the heart of the capital.”
Many of the rooms boast impressive city views, while the Hampton by Hilton experience includes complimentary Wi-Fi and a hot breakfast as part of the room rate. In addition to offering excellent transport links in and out of London and to surrounding areas, other conveniences include a 24/7 snack bar and complimentary on-site fitness centre for all guests.
Simon Vincent, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said, “London has recently been announced as the world’s most popular tourist destination, having seen a 20 percent increase in foreign visitors in 2013, now reaching almost 4.9 million*. The opening of Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, therefore, comes at an opportune time, introducing our value brand to the increasing number of tourists, and demonstrating the growth of our portfolio which includes three brands in this thriving, international city.”
Located near London Waterloo station and some of the capital’s most popular attractions, the hotel is well-connected to Westminster and in easy reach of the City with convenient links via the Jubilee and Waterloo and City underground lines. The interior design takes inspiration from natural elements, using greens and forestry prints, creating a calming and refreshing atmosphere and features four 18m² meeting rooms, which offer a relaxed yet professional ambiance, and seat 12 delegates in boardroom style. The four meeting rooms combine to allow two larger rooms which each accommodate 40 people theatre style.
Faycal Bennani, general manager at Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, said, “Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo offers guests affordable accommodation, without compromising on location. With its extensive transport links and proximity to some of the capital’s most famous landmarks and attractions, it’s an ideal base for both business and leisure travellers coming to London.”
A proud member of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo will also offer guests the added benefit of the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty programme.