Hilton Hits For Six At The Ageas Bowl

Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton Meets its First Fans

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May 13, 2015

SOUTHAMPTON, UK and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced its newest hotel in the UK - Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton which joins more than 65 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties in the country.

Featuring stunning architecture and design, the 171-guestroom property is set within the countryside overlooking The Ageas Bowl cricket grounds and golf course. The hotel introduces a range of dining options including the Spa Café, the Lakeview Sports Bar and all-day dining restaurant Beefy's, serving top choice New York steaks, and provides a relaxing setting for business lunches, sport breaks, drinks or special events. 

Simon Vincent, EVP and President, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide said, "The redevelopment of The Ageas Bowl brings a striking new business and leisure destination to the Southampton and an exceptional home for our flagship Hilton brand, which is also expanding across the south coast this year with a new hotel in Bournemouth and major renovation in Brighton planned. Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton will provide an additional economic stimulus to the region's thriving economy, home to more than 50,000 businesses.[1]"

Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide, said, "The Ageas Bowl is one of the most iconic venues in Hampshire with a rich history in hosting major music and sporting events for more than 100 years. As Hilton continues to expand its presence in the UK, the opening of Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton strengthens our affiliation with leading sporting and event venues in the region."

Situated within the Ageas Bowl Cricket Stadium, the hotel offers fantastic connectivity via the nearby train station and bus service, and easy access to the Southampton Airport and Southampton International Cruise Terminal. It is ideally situated close to key business centres and Southampton and Portsmouth city centers, shopping and attractions, including Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Dominic Osborne, general manager, Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton, said, "My team and I are excited to welcome guests to Hilton at The Ageas Bowl - a home to cricket for over 150 years. We are delighted to offer guests exceptional hospitality whether for business, sport or leisure."

Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton is an impressive venue for corporate events or grand banquets, offering eight meeting rooms and the largest ballroom in the region with more than 1,500 square meters of event space, hosting up to 700 people. The hotel also provides an Executive Lounge, along with a 24-hour business center offering a variety of amenities and services to help guests stay connected during their stay.

The UK's first Hilton eforea spa including eight treatment rooms, spa pool, salon and nail bar and restaurant, offers guests personalized, transformative journeys to help invigorate, relax and revitalise. To keep energised, guests can visit the hotel's fitness room or the adjacent Hampshire Tennis Club, which also features indoor and outdoor swimming pools. 

Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton is located at the Ageas Bowl Stadium, Botley Road, Southampton, SO30 3XH, United Kingdom. For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton or call +44 (0)23 8047 2002.

View more news about Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings and a development map at news.hilton.com/openings

[1] Source: Invest in Southampton

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Hilton Worldwide
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Hilton Worldwide
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