November 8, 2018 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announces the opening of Hilton Pilar in Greater Buenos Aires – the company’s fourth hotel in Argentina and the second Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand’s property in the country. Forming part of the 432-acre Pilar Golf Club, the 171-room lively resort features a world-class spa, signature restaurant, two diverse bars and multiple pools, as well as access to the Pilar Golf sports areas including a 27-hole golf course, additional swimming pools, six tennis courts, two soccer fields and more.
“As one of the fastest growing global hospitality companies, Hilton has been welcoming guests for nearly 100 years,” said Jorge Giannattasio, senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “We are proud to be a part of the company’s growth story with the opening of our fourth hotel in Argentina, and we are poised to continue our rapid expansion in Argentina and Latin America, and further our mission to be the world’s most hospitable company.”
Overlooking the renowned golf club on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Hilton Pilar’s bright and airy accommodations boast a contemporary design, with floor-to-ceiling windows and impressive abstract paintings. Guests staying in the Executive Rooms can enjoy views of the resort’s expansive golf course from their private terraces and balconies.
The contemporary-chic hotel amenities include:
Travelers can discover a unique culinary experience curated by Executive Chef Emiliano Sabino at the resort’s signature restaurant and two bars. Inspired by Mediterranean flavors, Chef Sabino fuses Argentine tradition and classic Southern Italian cuisine at Leonforte restaurant, cooked in a wood-fired oven to accentuate its flavor and typical aromas. The stunningly designed lobby bar invites for a glass of wine or cocktail with pool and golf views, for gathering with friends or business meetings. The bar menu offers designer cocktails, classic drinks and a variety of wines including the delicious Argentine Malbec.
Located in the heart of Pilar Golf Club, the hotel offers access to one of the country’s top courses. Designed by The Ronald Fream Plan Design Group, the club features a 27-hole golf course, with five tee-offs at each hole, bunkers, a driving range, a putting green and ample fairways. Through Pilar Golf Club, guests also have access to six tennis courts as well as a jogging track, multi-sport concrete court, and two soccer fields. For relaxation, travelers can take advantage of multiple swimming pools and the property’s world-class, two level eforea spa, which includes three whirlpools, saunas and several treatment rooms.
MEETING & EVENTS
For business conferences and events, Hilton Pilar boasts 20,000 square feet of vibrant event space, including three ballrooms, nine breakout rooms and five terraces. In addition to catering, the hotel also offers an exclusive area for indoor and outdoor teambuilding activities.
“The debut of Hilton Pilar introduces high-quality accommodations, recreational facilities and versatile event spaces to Greater Buenos Aires,” said Vera Manoukian, senior vice president and global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to welcoming business and leisure travelers alike, while allowing guests to take advantage of the brand’s intuitive service and amenities.”
Easily accessible from the city of Buenos Aires, the hotel is approximately 35 miles from the domestic airport Jorge Newbery and 52 miles from Ministro Pistarini International Airport. From the various shopping malls to Pilar Nature Reserve walks, Pilar offers a variety of attractions for visitors. Adventure lovers can explore the trampoline park, paintball, the mountain biking circuit and more.
Hilton Pilar participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 15 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 140 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America, including four in Argentina: Hilton Pilar, Hilton Buenos Aires, Hilton Garden Inn Tucuman, and Anselmo Buenos Aires, Curio Collection by Hilton. The company is actively pursuing additional Caribbean and Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a robust pipeline of more than 90 hotels throughout the region, including four hotels in the pipeline in Argentina.