Hilton announces two hotels in Athens, Greece


Hotel Pantelikon Athens


Pantelikon Athens, Curio Collection by Hilton, is scheduled to open in fall 2024, and Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano, is scheduled to open in spring 2024

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today confirmed plans to open two hotels in Athens, under a management agreement with subsidiaries of SCD Group LTD. The historic Pantelikon Athens, Curio Collection by Hilton, a 117-room hotel located in the upscale northern suburb of Kifisia, will be the first Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in mainland Greece when it opens in 2024. Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano , an 83-room hotel opening in the popular port city of Piraeus, will be Hampton by Hilton’s first Greek property.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, Senior Vice President, Development, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton said, “Over the past 12 months, we have expanded our portfolio in key resort destinations in Greece with four new hotels. This latest agreement will allow us to build on our longstanding heritage in Athens, bringing two exciting brands to the market. Curio Collection by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton are two of our fastest growing brands in Europe, representing nearly half of all hotels in the pipeline. The thriving port of Piraeus and the district of designer boutiques, gourmet restaurants and international headquarters of Kifisia are ideal locations to bring these brands to the Athens market.

Theodoros Douzoglou, director and shareholder of SCD Group LTD. said, “We are very pleased to expand our footprint in Greece in partnership with a leading international brand like Hilton. The recovery of tourism in Greece looks very promising and with such pent up demand for travel, now is the time to develop high quality hotels in Athens. We look forward to welcoming guests of Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano and Pantelikon Athens, Curio Collection by Hilton.

Pantelikon Athens, Curio Collection by Hilton

The famous Pantelikon Athens hotel will undergo an 18 million euro renovation before being rebranded as Curio Collection by Hilton, enhancing the hotel and restaurant offering with its unique glamour. Joining a global portfolio of more than 100 unique hotels and resorts under the Curio brand, Pantelikon Athens’ 117 rooms will include 13 stylish suites, with guests enjoying access to the hotel’s premium wellness facilities. . With a fully equipped gym, four spa treatment rooms and an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, guests can relax and rejuvenate whether visiting Athens in the cool winters or summer when average temperatures reach 32°C. .

Kifisia is one of the most desirable areas of Greater Athens, hosting a plethora of luxury residential properties, designer boutiques, art galleries and manicured parks. After guests have sampled the hotel’s main restaurant and specialty menus, they can visit the city’s family-run taverns and modern fine-dining establishments, or take a day trip to central Athens. Pantelikon Athens is within walking distance of major attractions such as Goulandris Natural History Museum and Syggrou Forest, while central Athens is less than 30 minutes away by train or car.

Kifisia is also home to several international headquarters, making the destination a hotspot for business travel. With 1,300 square meters of conference and event facilities, including three meeting rooms, Pantelikon Athens will be well equipped to host both small meetings and larger conferences for business travelers and professionals in Kifisia .


Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano

A bustling port city on the Athens Riviera, Piraeus is the largest port in the Mediterranean and is known for its bustling harbour. A privileged access point for many beautiful Greek islands, destinations such as Aegina, Hydra and Spetses, Mykonos, Paros, Santorini and others which are less than a few hours away by boat. Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano will be located in Kastella, the jewel of Piraeus famous for its neoclassical architecture, close to Mikrolimano Marina with spectacular harbor views.

After a 5.5 million euro renovation, Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano will offer the high-quality accommodations for which Hampton by Hilton hotels are known. With four meeting rooms totaling 120 square meters and an enviable outdoor swimming pool with stunning views of Piraeus and the Athens Riviera, both business and leisure travelers will enjoy their stay. The hotel’s fresh, modern interior renovations will make way for a 24-hour business center, fitness facilities and comfortable guest rooms, while guests will also enjoy Hampton by Hilton’s award-winning service. , including a free hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

Pantelikon Athens, Curio Collection by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano will join the award-winning Hilton Honors loyalty program, allowing the nearly 123 million members who book directly with Hilton to earn points for hotel stays and experiences, plus instant perks including contactless check-in.

Pantelikon Athens, Curio Collection by Hilton, will be located at Diligianni 66, Kifisia 145 62, Greece, while Hampton by Hilton Piraeus Mikrolimano will be located at Papanastasiou Avenue 105, Piraeus 18533. There are currently two hotels under the Hilton brands in Greece, Hilton Athens and The Royal Senses Resort & Spa Crete, Curio Collection by Hilton.


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