MIAMI, Fla. (March 21, 2011) – Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort has launched a multimillion dollar renovation campaign which kicked off last year and is expected for completion in 2012 to commemorate the resort’s 20th anniversary. The renovation program covers several areas of this beachside getaway in Ponce, Puerto Rico, including everything from accommodations and public areas to restaurants and meeting spaces.
Guest rooms in both the East and West towers will be
completely revamped with a new look and feel, introducing contemporary
combined with local elements and “Ponceño” accents. The
rooms will also feature 36” and 42” LCD
televisions, as well as wireless high speed Internet access, new
safety deposit boxed and large sleeper sofas for flexible accommodation.
Some renovated rooms are currently available, while the
full inventory of newly designed rooms will be unveiled later this year.
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort will also introduce
a new lobby environment next year welcoming guests to an inviting
layout and a
brand new Los Balcones lobby bar.
The Ponce resort’s dining establishments have undergone
upgrades to La Cava Restaurant, Costa Caribe Restaurant and the Bohio
and Pool Bar. The fine dining atmosphere
at La Cava Restaurant has welcomed La Cava Wine & Tapas Bar as an
meeting and mingling upscale hotspot in Ponce.
Costa Caribe Restaurant has introduced new décor and a renewed
international menu, while Bohio Sports and Pool Bar now offers a sleek
design with new plasma TVs for the ultimate sports watching experience.
Recreational areas have also received a significant
uplift with new fitness center equipment and technology and a
the pool and tennis courts, as well as the soccer field. The
casino now features updated slot machines
with new programs and promotions, which will continuously change to
game-goers variety and entertainment.
For those traveling on business, Hilton Ponce Golf &
Casino Resort’s meeting space has been improved with the incorporation
Hilton Meetings standard to the executive board room and multipurpose
featuring comfortable armchairs, set up flexibility, wireless high
Internet access, refreshment center, clean design and more. The
resort also offers the perfect outdoor
setting for social gatherings, wedding ceremonies or cocktail events at
Costa Caribe “Azure” Terrace Lounge overlooking the ocean.
In an effort to contribute to a more sustainable future,
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort has engaged in a number of
including retrofitting air conditioning equipment and water-heating
reducing energy waste, introducing energy efficient lighting,
reduction tools and providing a team member educational seminar on
For reservations or more information, visit www.caribbean.com/ponce or
About Hilton Ponce Golf &
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort enjoys a secluded
beachfront location within beautifully landscaped tropical gardens,
the Caribbean Sea just a few miles from the historic downtown area of
Puerto Rico’s second largest city. The
resort boasts 255 guest rooms, including 100 Executive Tower, all with
balcony. Featuring an array of
recreational facilities, Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort offers a
beautiful free-form pool, Jacuzzi®, fitness room, tennis courts,
sauna and spa.
One of the property’s most exciting features is its casino, perfect for
entertaining vacationers and business travelers alike, with a wide
of gambling choices.
Additionally, the resort is home to the Costa Caribe
Golf & Country Club with a 27-hole Championship Golf
Course designed by Bruce A Besse, Jr., with the first island green in
Rico. A 32,000 square foot clubhouse
complements the golf course, with spectacular Caribbean Sea views,
options, private pool and beach. Dining
options range from lavish breakfasts served at La Terraza, snacks at
and casual Bohio Pool & Sports Bar, the stunning and friendly
the Costa Caribe Restaurant or the intimate award winning cuisine at La
Just four miles away is the historic downtown area of
Ponce, with an array of cultural and historic sites to complement a
visit, including museums, theaters, castles, cathedrals, a coffee
and much more.
With over 25,000 square feet of meeting and function
space, the resort offers is known as the ideal Meeting & Convention
What’s more, Puerto Rico is a Commonwealth of the United States and
Citizens to carry a Passport.
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
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forward-thinking global leader of hospitality that welcomes guests in
countries than any other full-service hotel brand. The Hilton brand
includes more than 530 hotels and resorts in 76 countries, and plans to
travelers in 80 countries by the end of 2011. By offering innovative
services and amenities, Hilton Hotels & Resorts enables travelers
to be at
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