Hilton announces Turkish pipeline hotels under its Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton brands
- New projects include Hilton Istanbul Airport, a remarkable 491-room addition under the flagship brand in Türkiye’s busiest transport hub
- Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton, is planned in Istanbul’s historic Karaköy neighbourhood
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade, expected to open in 2024, will join 29 trading hotels under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Türkiye
- Tapestry Collection by Hilton prepares to make its Türkiye debut in Istanbul in 2025
- Five Hampton by Hilton hotels will open in Ankara, Adana, Sisli and Merter (Istanbul), joining 17 trading Hampton by Hilton hotels in Türkiye
ISTANBUL & McLEAN, Va – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has confirmed plans to rapidly increase its presence in Türkiye, with 11 new hotels planned across the country. Building on a legacy of hospitality which dates back almost 70 years, Hilton’s total Turkish development pipeline of 34 hotels now includes properties under 10 of its award-winning brands, four of which will be brand firsts in Türkiye. Hilton has more than 100 hotels trading and under development in Türkiye and is one of the company’s largest operating markets globally.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton, said, “Türkiye is an incredibly dynamic market, with huge opportunity for growth. Our latest agreements, including an exceptional new Hilton Hotels & Resorts property at Istanbul Airport – are testament to the considerable demand for our brands across the country. Hilton has a proud legacy in Türkiye and we’re excited to be working with valued partners on the next phase of growth, which will help serve an even greater range of traveller needs.”
Hilton Istanbul Airport
The newly developed Hilton Istanbul Airport follows a management agreement with TAYA Gayrimenkul Yatırım İşletmeleri Anonim Şirketi and is due to open in summer 2025. Bolstering Hilton’s airport hotel portfolio, this will be the brand’s first hotel in iGA Istanbul Airport, one of the top 10 busiest airports in the world1, opening directly across from the airport terminal as part of Istanbul’s Airport City Masterplan. Welcoming the world’s travellers with 491 guest rooms and suites, the hotel will feature elevated food & beverage options at the onsite restaurant, lobby bar, and café on the terrace. Additional amenities include an executive lounge, indoor pool, spa and fitness facilities ensuring guests can relax, unwind and recharge whether they are waiting to catch a flight or staying for longer. Setting the backdrop for memorable meetings and events, business travellers will be able to take advantage of 770 square metres of meeting room space, including a 45 square metre boardroom.
Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton
Following a franchise agreement with Kocak Gold Kuyumculuk Dis Ticaret A.S., Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton, is expected to open in early 2025 in a historic building across from the beautiful Camondo stairs, a popular tourist attraction and architectural highlight. Located in Galata quarter, now known as Karakoy, the surrounding area is steeped in history and filled with boutique shops, restaurants, and art galleries. With 93 beautifully appointed guest rooms featuring distinctive architecture and design, an all-day dining restaurant and lobby bar with world class-food and beverage, and a fitness centre, guests will be immersed in one-of-a-kind moments to complement their exploration of the sought-after neighbourhood. The hotel will also boast a destination-worthy rooftop bar with sweeping views over the old town of Istanbul.
Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 145 unique hotels and resorts selected for their distinctive character. Curio Collection properties allow guests to enjoy independent hotels that offer authentic, immersive experiences while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty programme. Recent European additions to Curio Collection by Hilton include openings in Madrid, Crete and Reyjkavik.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade
Due to open in summer 2024, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade follows a management agreement with CCN Holding. The newly developed property will be located less than one kilometre from the First Bridge, connecting the two sides of the city, and therefore will be an ideal location for guests hoping to explore the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. The hotel will boast 240 guest rooms, made up exclusively of studios and one-bedroom suites, as well as an all-day dining restaurant and lobby bar featuring diverse culinary experiences for guests. Thoughtful amenities include an indoor pool, spa and fitness facilities and a 95 square meter aerobic studio. More than 430 square meters of meetings and events space, including an expansive 150 square meter multi-function room, will mean that business travellers and those looking to host events will find their perfect space in the hotel, from large conventions to intimate social events.
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, upscale hotel brand popular among business and leisure travellers that has continued to be a symbol of comfort around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. Recent openings under the brand include DoubleTree by Hilton Berlin Ku’Damm and DoubleTree by Hilton Vienna Schonbrunn. This announcement joins recently signed properties DoubleTree by Hilton Trabzon Yomra Suites, a 99-guest room hotel due to open in summer 2024 and DoubleTree by Hilton Bursa Nilufer, a 145-guest room hotel anticipated to open in 2026.
Ritus Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Tapestry Collection by Hilton will make its debut in Türkiye with a hotel opening in spring 2025. Ritus Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, will feature 51 guest rooms, an all-day dining restaurant and lobby bar with elevated culinary offerings, and a fitness centre. The hotel’s unique story and vibrant personality will come to life by converting two smaller adjacent hotels across from Sultanahmet Square into one larger hotel, preserving the charming façade and ornate window designs of the current building while renovating to contrast dark wood floors with calming, bright interiors.
The Tapestry Collection by Hilton portfolio is continuing to expand worldwide and now includes more than 115 hotels. Known for their vibrant and unique styles, each Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel encourages guests to immerse themselves in the local area, creating authentic connections with destinations while offering an upscale and comfortable hotel experience. Recent openings under the brand include Ambasciatori Hotel Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Marty Hotel Bordeaux, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, and Via Sants Hotel Barcelona, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
Further growth for Hampton by Hilton in Türkiye
Hampton by Hilton’s rapidly expanding portfolio in Türkiye is set to welcome five new additions: Hampton by Hilton Antalya Airport, Hampton by Hilton Ankara Airport, Hampton by Hilton Adana Bati, Hampton by Hilton Istanbul Sisli and Hampton by Hilton Merter. All properties are expected to be open before the end of 2026, with Hampton by Hilton Antalya Airport and Hampton by Hilton Merter currently scheduled to open their doors in 2024 and Hampton Istanbul Sisli due to open early 2025. Each hotel will feature thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities with the brand’s signature service, including fitness facilities, free hot breakfast and a vibrant, dynamic open-concept lobby. Recent openings under the brand include Hampton by Hilton Budapest City Centre and Hampton by Hilton London City.
Guests of all Hilton properties will be able to benefit from the award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty program, allowing more than 173 million members who book directly with Hilton to earn Points for hotel stays and experiences. Hilton Honors members can also unlock access to instant rewards and benefits, and exclusive member discounts.