High profile media representatives from around Lebanon enjoyed an exceptionally vibrant ceremony this week, celebrating the highly anticipated launching of one of the newest landmarks of Beirut – the Hilton Beirut Downtown.
The launching took place in the newly opened Gatsy House restaurant on the ground floor of the Hilton Beirut Downtown where canapés, drinks and food stations were served to the guests, and the entire building was brought to life with the sounds of uplifting music.
The ceremony included a speech by Ms. Tracy Abou Mrad – Marketing and communications manager, welcoming the guests to Hilton Beirut Downtown, one of the largest hotel chains worldwide, located just 8.6 km from Rafic Hariri Airport and in the heart of Beirut’s stunning Zaituna Bay and waterfront.
Hilton Beirut Downtown possesses an ideal location, where all its guests, local or foreign visitors, can explore the vibrant city of Beirut, with all its nightlife, restaurants and waterfront and have an easy access to all the events taking place in the central district. Ensuring a luxurious and unique experience to our guests, the modern hotel features a Digital Key stay, the 1st in Lebanon, and has 158 guest rooms, divided into deluxe rooms, executive rooms and a Presidential Suite, all of which are characterized by a comfortable ‘Hilton Serenity Bed’.
During the summer, the hotel’s rooftop proved to be a real focal point, as guests congregated by the stunning pool, sipping their cocktails while listening to captivating rhythms accentuating the ambiance and enjoying the stunning panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea. Additionally, Hilton Beirut Downtown is the ideal destination for your meetings and events of all sizes: it features more than 575 square meters of meeting space and a ballroom, with multiple screens and built-in wireless and lighting which can accommodate up to 500 people (standing). The Hilton Beirut Downtown is your ultimate wedding venue with a vast day-lighted reception area and a majestic grand staircase.
Guests of the Hilton Beirut Downtown get the chance to indulge in the hotel’s unique gastronomy, with a variety of food stations satiating the palate, with our two Food & Beverages outlets:
1- An all-day dining restaurant Gatsy House: The all-day dining international restaurant, is located on the ground floor and is accessible from outside and through the lobby’s main entrance. It’s a modern indoor space combined with a fascinating terrace in the middle of the city that never sleeps. The restaurant offers a variety of international fusion where guests can relish a variety of mouth-watering dishes with a distinctive Lebanese touch. Opening hours: 6:00am – 12:00am.
2- A Lobby Bar: situated on at the Ground Floor. The Lobby Bar is the perfect place to relax, refuel, and energize with coffee, tea, and our special selection of Canapes bites, smoothies, pastries, and snacks, prepared daily by our greatest chefs. Opening hours: 7:00am – 1:00pm.
“Hilton Beirut Downtown is perfect for travelers looking for a world-class hospitality in a prime location,” said Issam Ajouz, general manager, Hilton Beirut Downtown. “While at the hotel, guests can sample Mediterranean dishes, rejuvenate at the spa and rooftop pool or simply relax in a modern, spacious guest room. We are pleased to have started welcoming guests to this beautiful new property.”