Get Into The Festive Season At Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest With The Launch Of The First Hotel Ice Skating Rink In Bucharest

Swap your Shoes for Ice Skates at the Hotel’s Ice Skating Rink as Part of this Year’s Winter Wonderland Celebrations at Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest

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December 07, 2016

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest announced the launch of the first ice skating rink set on a hotel property in Bucharest, which inaugurates the opening of "Hilton's Winter Wonderland," the hotel's festive season celebrations. 

The skating rink, available throughout December, has been installed on the hotel's Roberto's La Strada Terrace, with views of Calea Victoriei Avenue, covering 72 square meters, and will be the main attraction for children this season. The price for accessing the ice rink is 15 RON per person and includes the mandatory renting of the ice skates, which are specially designed for the skating rink's surface. Hotel guests can access the skating surface and equipment free of charge.

Guests can treat themselves to hot beverages such as mulled wine and hot chocolate, as well as traditional winter snacks from the outside bar. Whilst indulging in festive snacks and drinks, guests and the general public can watch their children or young relatives come alive on the ice skating rink from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, and on Saturday's from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For Sunday opening hours, only guests participating in Hilton's Sunday Brunch, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. will have complimentary access to the ice skating rink.

"Every year, with our Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations, we try to wow our guests and   this year, we decided to go even further by extending the celebrations to almost an entire month of fun and festive entertainment," said Aykut Korkmaz, general manager, Athénée Palace Hilton. "That is why we created a true Hilton Winter Wonderland including, this year's main attraction for children, the ice skating rink."

Hilton celebrations started with the Day of Saint Nicholas, and Christmas festivities will continue with many events throughout this month, and will end with glamurous parties on the 31 of December, still following the Winter Wonderland theme of the month.

Athénée Palace Hilton is inviting guests to enjoy Sunday Brunch with family and friends with open access to the ice skating rink, on December 11 and 18, along with a traditional Christmas Brunch in Le Diplomate Ballroom on December 25. The hotel's chefs will be preparing an impressive buffet and children can have fun in a dedicated play room or skating on the terrace.

Moreover, throughout the month, the hotel is offering corporate clients the chance to book a Christmas Party for their festive celebrations, including access to the ice skating rink on Roberto's La Strada Terrace.

For more information or to book, please call +40 21 303 3777 or email, or visit the hotel's website on

About Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest
Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest hotel is one of the city's most sophisticated and prestigious landmarks. Built in 1914 and situated within the heart of the city, the hotel provides spectacular views over Revolution Square. The hotel offers a wealth of premium amenities in its 272 guestrooms and suites, 13 fully-renovated meeting rooms, a Health Club with pool, and fine dining in its two restaurants, terrace and bar.


Mirela Burlacu
Athénée Palace Hilton
+40 731 305 723

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