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Hampton by Hilton hotel opens in Waterloo Road

Central London's first Hampton by Hilton hotel opened its doors this week in Waterloo Road.

Hampton by Hilton hotel opens in Waterloo Road

The Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo has 297 guest rooms and is the largest Hampton by Hilton hotel outside the USA.

The hotel development was first approved five years ago but was delayed by the Irish banking crisis.

The new hotel occupies the former site of Partnership House at the corner of Waterloo Road and Gray Street.

"London has recently been announced as the world's most popular tourist destination, having seen a 20 per cent increase in foreign visitors in 2013, now reaching almost 4.9 million," said Simon Vincent, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa of Hilton Worldwide.

"The opening of Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, therefore, comes at an opportune time, introducing our value brand to the increasing number of tourists, and demonstrating the growth of our portfolio which includes three brands in this thriving, international city."

General manager Faycal Bennani said: "Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo offers guests affordable accommodation, without compromising on location.

"With its extensive transport links and proximity to some of the capital's most famous landmarks and attractions, it's an ideal base for both business and leisure travellers coming to London."

The ground floor of the new hotel includes Cyrus Todiwala's Assado restaurant which is due to open later this month.

The Hampton by Hilton is located close to the existing Travelodge London Waterloo and H10 London Waterloo hotels.

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