IBIZA, Spain & MCLEAN, VA – Curio – A Collection by Hilton announced today the opening of Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton. The upscale, one-of-a-kind hotel is Hilton Worldwide’s first property on the island of Ibiza. Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza is part of Hilton Worldwide’s Curio brand, a rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels, Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences.
Originally established in 1933, Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza is steeped in history as it was the first purpose-built hotel on the island and has been declared an asset of cultural interest by UNESCO. With its opening as part of the Curio collection, the property has been fully refurbished while maintaining its neo-colonial facade. The hotel’s 33 elegant guest rooms have been decorated by famed interior designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán and most rooms offer views of the old town and harbor.
Open year-round, the intimate property is located in the heart of Ibiza’s historic centre, just 20 metres from Ibiza’s bustling harbour and steps from Dalt Vila (‘Upper Town’), a UNESCO World Heritage site which features ancient buildings as well as modern markets. Beautiful beaches such as Ses Salines and Cala Vadella are easily accessible from the hotel, and Formentera Island is a short ferry ride away. Also nearby are nightclubs where guests can experience the island’s infamous club scene.
“Each hotel selected to join the Curio collection is hand-picked for its distinctive character and Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza is no exception to this as it joins 23 Curio hotels open around the world, including Reichshof Hamburg in Germany which was the first Curio hotel to open in EMEA,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton. “We are delighted to add this property to our growing portfolio. With its prime location, bespoke concierge service and top restaurant, the hotel is ideal for travellers to Ibiza.”
“We are thrilled to open Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza. The iconic building is Ibiza’s oldest hotel and with this refurbishment, its luxury and elegance has been restored to a brilliant quality,” said Eduardo Miquel, general manager, Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza. “The hotel is well placed for travellers to Ibiza, particularly those who wish to organize conferences and events during Ibiza’s calm winter months. As the property is open year-round and can organize unique meeting experiences, it appeals to business travellers as well as those here for leisure.”