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Holiday Travel: Where to Celebrate in Style With Close Friends and Family

The holiday season is here—and with it, your chance for very special holiday travel with loved ones. Whether that means a favorite locale revisited, a staycation that still lets you get away, or an entirely new destination for holiday travel, Hilton’s resorts are prepared to be your holiday hosts at some of the most desirable locations.

When you book 2-nights or more with these Hilton hotels, part of The Hotel Collection*, with American Express Travel, you’ll be rewarded with a room upgrade at check-in, when available, and a $100 experience credit, which varies by property, to use for dining, spa, or other resort activities. Ready to figure out where you’re spending the holidays this year?

Certain room categories are not eligible for upgrade.


Paris is always a good idea, as the saying goes. The French capital as a holiday destination is also a good idea, particularly if Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero is your home base. Located in the 16th arrondissement, the hotel is walking distance from the Eiffel Tower, and the hotel’s rooftop bar provides a stunning view of the Tower’s twinkly night lights. Canopy is also a short walk from Arc de Triomphe, shopping on the Champs-Élysées, and the famed Bois de Boulogne. Start your holiday days with a coffee and pastry in the hotel’s café, strolls through the Jardin de Trocadero, a full day of sightseeing along the Seine and beyond, and some of the best gift shopping you could dream up. Your Parisian holiday getaway awaits… À bientôt!


Make the holidays truly unforgettable this year with a trip to Rome. Situated in the heart of the city, Aleph Rome, Curio Collection by Hilton is a short trek to two thousand years in the past: regale in the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain, or fast forward to the present for gift shopping in the Tridente streets. The resort’s décor is an homage to Roman architecture with interiors of ancient sculpture, elevated marble details and engravings. Dine like a modern-day Roman at the upscale Sky Blue Rooftop, or nibble on more casual fare at the eatery 1930s. Ancient charm and contemporary luxury await, in one of Europe’s most charmed cities.


Is your holiday treat this year a blend of seaside respite and bustling city, boasting renowned art, architecture and cuisine? Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona is at the ready. A brief stroll from the Mediterranean Sea as well as the major monuments La Sagrada and El Born, rooms offer views of the sea, the city, or the pool — you choose your vista for this year’s holiday traditions. Relax and take coffee and a massage poolside, or go all in on sightseeing: La Sagrada Familia, La Rambla, and the Gothic quarter to name but a few. Need a break from Gaudi’s architectural wonders? Wind down with tapas and a drink at the resort’s lounge.

Los Cabos, Baja

If it’s languorous beach you desire as your holiday vacation, look no further than the Baja Peninsula — Hilton Los Cabos, to be precise. Located at the southernmost tip overlooking the serene Sea of Cortez, the hotel offers direct access to one of the few swimmer-friendly beaches in the area. Swim with dolphins, zip line through treetops, or ride a camel along a private beach—or just enjoy some down time and exchange gifts in lounge chairs with frozen drinks, overlooking the sea. If you’re staying two or more nights, you can enjoy a room upgrade upon arrival, when available, and a $100 experience credit. Gift yourself a treatment at the Eforea Spa perhaps?


Does making spirits bright for you mean both dreamy beach days and electric nightlife? Book your holiday travel to Canopy By Hilton Cancun La Isla, a hotel that overlooks the Caribbean and the Nichupté Lagoon, and is directly connected to the dining, shopping, and music at La Isla Entertainment Village. Spend days on white sand beaches or lazing by the hotel’s rooftop pool, or take a day trip to the ruins at Tulum before cleaning up in your room decorated by one of several local muralists, and hitting the dance floor at one of the nearby clubs. If you’d prefer to stay close to “home,” enjoy live music on the hotel’s rooftop bar Wander, or a quiet night of strolling seaside and stargazing. When you book here, take advantage of a room upgrade when available, as well as a $100 experience credit.

Mexico City

Want an urban environment with centuries of art and history as the backdrop of your holiday getaway this year? Skip the beach and head straight to Mexico City, to Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton, where all the rooms offer a separate bedroom and living room, some with indoor balconies and gardens. The property’s experienced curator can help you decide which sights to see and when, from Zocalo Main Square and Templo Mayor, to the myriad art and architecture wonders, and day after day of fresh local food and drink and walks through vibrant neighborhoods. Want a day off from sightseeing to spend down time with loved ones? Grab juices at the property’s Wellness Bar and reflect on the last year together on the rooftop terrace.

Ft. Lauderdale

Beach, dining, shopping on your holiday checklist? Head straight to Hotel Maren Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton. Charter a private boat for a beach cruise, snorkel or scuba dive on this beautiful stretch of the Atlantic, or explore Las Olas Blvd. for boutique shopping, snacks, and people watching. Enjoy a day of art and culture at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale or relaxing walks through Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, before returning to the property to relax at the pool with a spritz from the Acqua Pool Bar. Warming holiday spirit awaits you here.

Big Island, Hawaii

Wanting to spend the last days of this year on a big island? Hilton Waikoloa Village off the Big Island of Hawaii says Mahalo. The 62-acre oceanfront resort is surrounded by an oceanfront lagoon and two championship golf courses, and offers an exclusive Big Island Story luau with ancestral song, dance, and food of the Hawaiian people. Experience the Dolphin Quest (yes, up close and personal with the beautiful mammals), plenty of golf, and tennis surrounded by magnificent local foliage. A Naupaka Ritual massage and foot treatment at the Kohala Spa makes a great gift for everyone in your party.


Steaming delicious coffee on a foggy morning, exchanging gifts overlooking Puget Sound… If this is your idea of a holiday vacation, Seattle welcomes you — specifically, The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton. Start your days at Pike Place Market for pastries and artisanal gifts, then take a ferry ride across the Sound for some whale-watching and year-end meditation on the water. Stroll to Seattle Aquarium or Art Museum, stop at one of the excellent local restaurants, then unwind in the sauna or steam room at the fitness center. Feel like a night in during your holiday? Book festive drinks and nibbles at the hotel’s Fog Room rooftop bar with incredible water views.


Holidays in the Pacific Northwest with prime food, culture, and nature, what you’re after? Head to Canopy By Hilton Portland Pearl District. Spend your urban holiday strolling cobblestone streets, sourcing new and old books, sampling premiere food trucks and gold-standard coffee and beer, and enjoying serene river views. Walk through the parks or hop on a complimentary Canopy bicycle at the hotel and ride along the Willamette, then experience some of the best thrifting in the area. Enjoy dinner at the Vaux, the hotel's restaurant, for local treats like wild salmon, razor clams, blueberries and fiddleheads, along with a glass of Willamette Valley red.


London calling for your holidays this year? Ensure your UK travel is special by making The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton your home base. Centrally located beside the Trafalgar Square fountains, the hotel is also walking distance from Chinatown, Soho, the Thames River, and Buckingham Palace, if you care to sneak peek at how the royals do the holidays. Take in some theater or opera, visit the National Gallery, and sit for tea at any number of local cafes—or take a day off sightseeing and just relax in Biblio, the hotel’s living room, with a warm beverage and some holiday music. If weather permits, take your evening cocktail on The Rooftop, offering a fantastic view of the London skyline, where you can celebrate the end of this year in style.

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