Date: November 2018
Location: Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina
Name: Hilton Pilar and Golf Club
No. of Keys: 171
Owner: Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Pilar in Greater Buenos Aires – the company’s fourth hotel in Argentina and the second Hilton Hotels & Resorts-branded property in the country.
Forming part of the 432-acre Pilar Golf Club, the resort offers a spa, signature restaurant, two 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.
Overlooking the golf club on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Hilton Pilar’s accommodations have a contemporary design, with floor-to-ceiling windows and abstract paintings. Guests staying in the Executive Rooms can enjoy views of the resort’s golf course from their private terraces and balconies.
Back in 2012 when they announced the building of this hotel, the plan was for 75% of the hotel’s rooms would be marketed and sold as condo-hotels (Hilton Residences) giving individual unit owners access to the services and amenities of the hotel.
As such, the Pilar hotel joins a very select group of global properties where Hilton offers the residence concept like Surfers Paradise in Queensland and the The Walk on Jumeirah Beach in Dubai. Did they follow through on that plan? Will find out!
For business conferences and events, Hilton Pilar offers 20,000 square feet of 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 team-building activities.
Travellers 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 bar menu offers designer cocktails, classic drinks and a variety of wines including 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 offers a 27-hole golf course, with five tee-offs at each hole, bunkers, a driving range, a putting green and 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, travellers can take advantage of multiple swimming pools and the property’s two level eforea spa, which includes three whirlpools, saunas and several treatment rooms.
The hotel is approximately 35 miles from the domestic airport Jorge Newbery and 52 miles from Ministro Pistarini International Airport. Pilar offers a variety of attractions for visitors, from Pilar Nature Reserve walks to exploring its various shopping malls. Adventure lovers can explore the trampoline park, paintball, the mountain biking circuit and more.
THPT Comment: This hotel seems to have it all, extensive meeting space, 27 holes of golf, serious spa, great food and drink. We are sure that Jorge Giannattasio, Senior VP and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America for Hilton will be chuffed.
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