MCLEAN, VA—Hilton Hotels & Resorts has introduced Hilton N’Djamena, its first hotel in Chad, Africa. The 194-room property, offering views of Chari River, is located in the new and upmarket district of Sabangali in N’Djamena. The latest addition joins Hilton Worldwide’s growing portfolio of 37 hotels in Africa.
“Hilton Hotels & Resorts has had a presence in Africa for more than 50 years and Hilton N’Djamena is a magnificent achievement that showcases how far the brand has come in its commitment to this market. Located in the heart of the country, Hilton N’Djamena, with its striking river views and relaxing environment, marks an exciting addition to the Hilton portfolio,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full-service brands, Hilton Worldwide.
The property includes 11 suites, resort-style facilities and provides a wide range of dining options from the poolside Acqua Bar and Grill to the Axis Bar and Lounge. L’atelier, located in the lobby, offers fine dining; La Distillerie serves a selection of whiskey and cocktails; and Merkato offers all-day dining facing the Chari River.
In addition, the hotel features a ballroom for up to 500 people; a fully equipped business center; 24-hour health club with the latest cardio and strength-training equipment; and an outdoor pool.
“We’re excited to be opening our first property in Chad. Africa is a key focus for us in terms of growth. Hilton N’Djamena is not only a great base for business travelers, but also for those wanting to explore Northern Chad for the sand dunes and Saharan fauna—a jewel amongst the world’s desert landscapes,” said Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide.