Hilton announces first Motto hotel for Europe


Rotterdam Blaak currency (images: © 2021 Hilton)

Motto by Hilton will make its European debut with the opening in 2022 of a 109-room property, to be operated by Borealis Hotel Group, in the Dutch city of Rotterdam.

The unveiling of Motto Rotterdam Blaak’s plans follows the signing of a franchise agreement to introduce the urban and lifestyle hotel brand to the Netherlands.

Currency aligns with Rotterdam launch

Motto by Hilton’s first property in the Netherlands is to be developed by White House Development and operated by Borealis Hotel Group, with the 109-room hotel set to open in 2022.

“This is the opportune time to introduce Motto by Hilton in The Netherlands, and we are delighted to be working again with our experienced partners at Borealis Hotel Group,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton .

“Motto by Hilton will appeal to a wide range of guests and is particularly suited to groups traveling for pleasure, thanks to its incredible downtown locations, flexible social spaces and the ability to create interconnecting rooms. We look forward to continually serving travelers by adding new European cities to our portfolio.

Tripp McLaughlin, Global Brand Manager Motto by Hilton, added: “Following Motto’s early success in the Americas, we are delighted to continue this momentum in Europe with our first property in Rotterdam. “

“This incredible city combines the effervescence of international trade with a young, urban energy, reflected in its vibrant lifestyle and cultural scene. It’s a natural fit for Motto, connecting travelers to local cultures in the most desirable urban locations with all of the best elements of a lifestyle hotel.

A cutting-edge hotel experience

At this new Motto by Hilton hotel, guests can expect flexible, interconnecting rooms, as well as dynamic urban design and versatile social space. Built-in technology will allow guests to book, choose a room, check in, unlock their room door, and pay using their own mobile devices.

At Motto by Hilton hotels, bright, open social spaces are designed for work and play. This hotel will contain a light-flooded atrium with innovative day-to-night food and drink offerings. Each room will be equipped with an organized sleep kit, thoughtful workspace and amenities, as well as an array of built-in technologies.

The hotel under construction is centrally located, 1.4 km from Rotterdam Central Station and with easy access to sites such as the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, the Old Port, the Rotterdam Maritime Museum and the Cubic Houses . The city’s famous Markthal and Rotterdam Blaak metro stations are also a short walk from the front door, while Rotterdam Airport is just 8 km away.

“Rotterdam is among the most promising destinations in Europe and offers curious travelers the opportunity to explore contemporary Dutch culture in one of the country’s most dynamic cities,” said Bart van de Kamp, CEO of Borealis Hotel Group.

“With its central location in the heart of the city’s cultural and lifestyle center, Motto Rotterdam Blaak is well placed to capture international and national demand. The hotel is a perfect complement to our developments in Rotterdam and further strengthens our position in the Netherlands. Additionally, we are delighted to partner again with Hilton, with whom we have several hotels across Europe, to bring mainland Europe’s first Motto hotel to this great city and look forward to welcoming our first guests. next year.

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