Canopy by Hilton Opens Doors in Croatian Capital

Lifestyle Hotel Brings Local Know-How to Zagreb through Design, Food & Drink and Programming
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Canopy by Hilton Opens Doors in Croatian Capital

ZAGREB and MCLEAN, Va. – Today, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand, announces the official opening of its first hotel in continental Europe, Canopy by Hilton Zagreb.

The hotel, which joins Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik in the brand’s European portfolio, is situated in the heart of Croatia’s capital, near the city’s main rail station and the upcoming Branimir Centar shopping mall. Guests can grab a complimentary Canopy Bike and explore the many nearby attractions, where there are shops, restaurants, and nightlife in every direction. With more museums per capita than any city in the world(1), and with a vibrant art and theatre scene, Zagreb is a city of great culture with much to explore.

“We are thrilled to introduce Canopy by Hilton Zagreb as our first property in continental Europe. Known for its rich history, vibrant culture and community-focused neighborhood, Zagreb is a natural fit to welcome the next Canopy by Hilton property,” said Gary Steffen, global head of Canopy by Hilton. “We are delighted to bring our locally-inspired lifestyle brand to this cosmopolitan city and look forward to sharing the Canopy by Hilton experience with our guests and neighbours in the heart of Croatia’s bustling capital city.”

“With nearly 600,000 tourists visiting Zagreb between January and June 2018(2), the city is quickly becoming a must-see destination in Europe,” said Simon Vincent, executive vice president and president Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton. “With Croatia’s pristine beaches and vibrant cultural scene, we are pleased to be opening Hilton’s third hotel in the country following the DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb and Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik.”

Locally Inspired Design

Canopy by Hilton Zagreb is home to 151 Just-Right rooms, including eight spacious suites. The interiors of the rooms are inspired by the long industrial history of the local neighbourhood, with local textiles and artwork featured throughout. This includes the brand’s signature canopy bedframe, inspired by Croatia’s national emblem and carpets inspired by traditional folk costumes. The hallways also highlight the neighbourhoods’ rich history, lined with posters of the famous Croatian investor Nikola Tesla.

Eat, Drink, Smile

For breakfast, guests can start their day with an inclusive artisanal breakfast in Canopy Central or opt for the “Break Fast” bag delivered to their door – ideal for guests on the go. Guests can savour authentic cuisine with fresh local ingredients at the ReUnion Restaurant, with menu highlights including traditional specialities such as Croatian chard pie, Croatian-style black cuttlefish risotto and a selection of local cheese and wines.

Small nibbles, bites and local spirits, wines and craft beers are available at Canopy Central Café and Bar, with signature dishes including cocktails inspired by the famous Croatian inventors Nikola Tesla and Slavoljub Penkala. Each evening, the Canopy Central Bar hosts a complimentary evening tasting, showcasing local drinks and bites for hotel guests, such as Orahnjača – a traditional walnut strudel and Samoborska greblica – a traditional pastry with fresh cottage cheese. Upon arrival, guests are also welcomed with the locally well-known traditional Bajadera chocolate.

Just-Right Meeting Space

For meetings and events, Zagreb is an ideal choice as it is superbly connected by its recently expanded airport, located just 20km away from Canopy by Hilton Zagreb. The hotel has two meeting rooms, offering smaller meetings capabilities and a unique venue for social events such as cocktail receptions. The hotel also has a spacious 24-hour fitness centre.

At Canopy by Hilton, every guest will experience an energetic, thoughtfully local stay. Canopy by Hilton Zagreb is located at Ul. Kneza Branimira 29, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia.

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In Europe, Middle East & Africa Hilton’s rapid growth has led to the creation of nearly 25,000 new jobs in the last year alone.

References

(1) https://www.thelocal.de/20150330/ten-surprising-things-you-didnt-know-about-zagreb-tlccu

(2) https://www.zagreb.hr/userdocsimages/arhiva/statistika/2018/turizam%202018/Turizam%20VI.%202018.pdf

About Canopy by Hilton

Canopy by Hilton is a place in the neighborhood to relax and recharge, offering simple guest-directed service, thoughtful local choices, and surprisingly comfortable spaces. Each hotel is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. Canopy by Hilton is the lifestyle hotel brand of Hilton. Experience a positive stay at Canopy by booking at canopybyhilton.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand at newsroom.hilton.com/canopybyhilton, and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 15 world-class brands comprising more than 5,500 properties with nearly 895,000 rooms, in 109 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 82 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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