Hilton to Increase London Portfolio

Hilton Worldwide is to open two new hotels on London's Southbank, adding over 500 new rooms to the group’s portfolio in London, UK.

Owned by The Splendid Hotel Group and to be managed by Hilton Worldwide, the Hilton London Southbank will include a restaurant, a bar and coffee shop, as well as a fitness centre and 1,030m² of meeting space.

The hotel will open next year and feature 281 guestrooms, including 31 suites.

The Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, signed as a franchise agreement with Shiva Hotels, will feature 278 rooms and is expected to open in 2013.

The additions will bring Hilton's total number of hotels open or under development in the UK capital up to 29, with 8,800 rooms.