Home2 Suites by Hilton Enters Latin America with First Hotel in Mexico
Monday December 9th, 2013 - 2:54PM BPA
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QUERETARO, MEXICO—Home2 Suites by Hilton opened its 24th hotel, Home2 Suites by Hilton Queretaro, Mexico. This is the first Home2 Suites by Hilton to open outside of the U.S.
"Expanding our footprint internationally is a milestone achievement for a young brand like Home2 Suites, and we could not be more excited to share our hip and humble concept with guests in Mexico,” stated Bill Duncan, global head, Home2 Suites by Hilton. "Queretaro’s centralized location in Mexico and its mix of business and leisure attractions make it an ideal location for Home2 Suites to enter the Latin American market.”
The hotel is owned by Inmobiliaria Canel’s S.A. de C.V. and managed by Hilton Worldwide. The four-story, 97-suite hotel is located at Gasa de Incorporación a Carretera Q. It is located on Highway 57, at the main entrance to Juriquilla, a residential suburb in Queretaro, close to many local corporations, banks, shopping and dining options. Nearby attractions include Queretaro Industrial Park, Antea Shopping Mall, and the nearby cities of San Miguel de Allende, San Luis Potosi and Celaya.
Guests of Home2 Suites by Hilton Queretaro will enjoy the brand’s trademark amenities, including the Oasis lobby area, an expanded community space that provides common areas for social gathering as well as communal and individual work and meeting zones; the Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items; the "Inspired Table" complimentary breakfast; and Spin2 Cycle, a combined laundry and fitness area. Guests will also have access to an on-site restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well bar service. Recreational amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, two steam rooms, a half-court basketball court, an outdoor terrace and fitness equipment by Precor. All Home2 Suites by Hilton properties are pet-friendly.
All suites at this hotel feature queen or king beds, a sleeper sofa, 42-in. LCD high-definition, flat-screen TV, easy-to-set alarm clock with MP3 connectivity, a functional work area with ergonomic chair by Humanscale, and a flexible design to create customized living spaces. A fully accessorized kitchen will include a dining area, full size refrigerator, microwave oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, dinnerware and flatware.
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