Hilton Plans Two Canopy Hotels for France

Main Photo: The Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero

Date: March 2019

Location: Paris Trocadero and Bordeaux, France

Name: Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero, opening 2020 and Canopy by Hilton Bordeaux Chartrons – to open by early 2021

No. of Keys: Paris: 123; Bordeaux: 90

Owner: The Paris hotel is owned by a French institutional investor and will be operated by Hilton under a management agreement.

The Bordeaux hotel is owned by SAS RE Hotels, an affiliate of SAS Groupe Reaumur France, and will operate under franchise agreement.

Hilton is planning to bring its upper-upscale lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, to France with two new hotels.

“Paris and Bordeaux are exceptional destinations. Hilton’s expansion in France is gaining further momentum, with plans to triple our portfolio in the next five years,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, SVP/development, EMEA, Hilton.

The Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero is scheduled to be the brand’s first in France when it debuts in the city’s 16th arrondissement, close to several galleries and attractions such as the Palais Galliera and Palais de Tokyo museums.

The new-build Canopy by Hilton Bordeaux Chartrons is expected to open in early 2021 in the Chartrons neighbourhood and overlook the Garonne River.

The hotel will have multiple dining options, including a rooftop restaurant, bar and pool and Bordeaux’s city centre.

The introduction of Canopy in France marks Hilton’s fourth brand entry in the country in as many years, following the debut of Curio Collection by Hilton in 2017, Hilton Garden Inn in 2018 and Hampton by Hilton this year.

The new Canopy hotels join European properties in Reykjavik and Zagreb, and another under construction in London.

Price: Undisclosed

THPT Comment: Good news for Hilton’s Canopy brand to debut in France and continue Hilton’s growth in the country

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