Located in London’s vibrant Bankside, Hilton London Bankside is a fantastic new hotel, built and managed by the Splendid Hospitality Group.
The hotel – which features a stunning industrial design – offers 292 modern guest rooms, including 25 bespoke Suites and one beautiful Penthouse apartment with private terrace, as well as an Executive Lounge and 11 flexible meeting rooms. Leisure facilities include a treatment room and indoor swimming pool.
The hotel also features Bankside’s largest and most exquisite Ballroom accommodating up to 700 guests theatre style or 500 in a banquet setting. With a private entrance, a 6-metre high ceiling, dramatic chandeliers, balcony and sweeping marble staircase leading to the Bankside Ballroom, this is a spectacular venue for any grand celebration, fashion show, awards ceremony or corporate event.
At the helm as General Manager is double Catey winner James Clarke who has joined from Hilton Park Lane where he was Director of Operations. James has also gained international experience with the Waldorf Astoria in New York and last year he was awarded a scholarship by the Master Innholders to complete a General Manager Programme at Cornell University in the USA.
Director of Business Development, Kelly Eichholtz joins from Crowne Plaza London – The City where she was Director of Sales and Marketing. Kelly brings with her extensive experience of national key account management working with Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) across the UK and Ireland as well as 8 years of solid central London ‘city’ experience.
Executive Chef Paul Bates, formerly of The Beaumont and Intercontinental Park Lane, is at the helm of the food and beverage outlets, OXBO Bankside restaurant and The Distillery bar. Meanwhile, Raoul de Souza is on board as the Director of Food & Beverage, Ivan Drinkwater is the Director of Finance, Kim Mouflier is the Director of Rooms and Stephen Atkinson is the hotel’s Head of Event Planning.
“We put together a highly talented, award winning team to launch this stunning hotel,” said Stuart Bailey, CEO of Splendid Hospitality.
“Between them they have won a host of hospitality industry awards including three Cateys, an Acorn and numerous internal awards. They are an exceptional team that have been personally selected, to ensure the hotel can offer the very best experience to our business and leisure travelers and be the event destination of London.”
The design-inspired Hilton London Bankside offers the perfect base for exploring the city, just steps away from the Tate Modern and the ideal destination for business and leisure travellers as well as London locals seeking a new destination bar and restaurant, serving locally inspired cuisine.
For more information, please visit: www.londonbankside.hilton.com.