Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with Hotel Ambasciatori Srl to open Ambasciatori Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, in the Mestre neighborhood of Venice. The 83-room hotel, which joins three operating hotels in Venice under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands, will be Tapestry Collection by Hilton’s first in northern Italy when it opens next year.
“The Tapestry Collection by Hilton is growing rapidly across Europe and has added its first hotels in Spain, France, Portugal and the UK since its launch in 2021,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, Senior Vice President of Development, Europe, Middle East and Africa. hilton. “This exciting addition to Venice demonstrates our commitment to developing destinations across Italy, with seven new hotels set to be added to the Hilton portfolio over the next 12 months. Venice is a city steeped in culture and history that attracts more than 13 million visitors a year1 and Ambasciatori Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, will add a stunning new hotel to our growing Tapestry Collection.”
After a complete refurbishment and respecting the hotel’s local history and Mestre’s proximity to the Lagoon, guests can enjoy upscale guest rooms, a restaurant, bar and fitness facilities. Historically a favorite hotel with Italian film and TV stars, the hotel’s renovation aims to restore the glamor of the past with a fresh, comfortable design and an earthy color palette punctuated with rust, washed-out blue, dark yellow and brown throughout will. Guests will feel right at home as soon as they enter the cozy lobby, while the natural tones used in the guest rooms create a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of Venice.
800 meters from Venezia Mestre, one of the busiest train stations in Italy with 31 million passengers a year,2 Ambasciatori Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton allows guests to explore two sides of Venice. On the other side of the lagoon, guests can ride gondolas along the canals and see top attractions such as the world-famous St. Mark’s Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs, as well as the city’s many museums and restaurants. On the mainland in Mestre, guests can explore a number of local Venice attractions such as Piazza Ferretto, the Museo M9 Mestre and the historic Fort Marghera.
“Mestre is a well-connected and popular area for tourists, just 10 minutes across the lagoon from the Centro Storico di Venezia, while also boasting a number of its own museums, galleries and historical sites,” said Andrea Chiappa, co-owner of the hotel Ambasciatori Srl. Guests can not only enjoy tourist hotspots such as the cultural center of Venice, but also the other attractions of the Venetian mainland. We invite guests to see a different side of Venice and are excited to bring the Tapestry Collection by Hilton to the Venetian market and look forward to opening next year.”
Mestre, the most densely populated area of Venice, has been the subject of a strong development offensive in recent decades, aimed at raising the profile of the area. Many artists and painters have set up new studios in Mestre, while public areas such as Poerio Street have undergone extensive renovations and plans are already underway to turn Marghera Port into Venice’s main tourist port. Alongside these efforts, Mestre has become a key area for business, logistics and industry in Venice, and Ambasciatori Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton will also serve business travel demand with 100 square meters of meeting and event space spread across three meeting rooms .
The Tapestry Collection by Hilton portfolio continues to expand in Europe and now includes more than 70 hotels trading or under development worldwide. The brand’s first Italian hotel is set to open this year with the Cosmopolita Hotel Rome, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Known for its vibrant and unique style, each hotel in the Tapestry Collection by Hilton encourages guests to immerse themselves in their surroundings by forging authentic connections to destinations while providing an upscale and comfortable hotel experience.
Ambasciatori Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is located at Corso del Popolo, 221, 30172 Venezia VE, Italy, 10 kilometers from Venice International Airport. Hilton currently has 28 hotels open in Italy under the Waldorf Astoria, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton brands.
1 Yearbook of Tourism Data 2019 – Citta’ Di Venezia Assessorata al Turismo
2 GrandiStazioni rail