Hilton Aberdeen TECA has welcomed its first guests with a complimentary Moët champagne and in-room gifts.
The city’s only Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded property, at the site of recently launched P&J Live on The Event Complex Aberdeen, has 200 bedrooms over four floors, including nine stunning suites named after the region’s most famous sons and daughters, and the Presidential Suite with an outdoor terrace space.
Its Quarter House Bar & Grill offers a menu of Scottish delicacies masterminded by executive head chef Sayan Bandyopadhyay, such as Aberdeen Angus beef, ham hock, smoked salmon, crowdie and Cullen skink.
The Devona Spa has a Technogym fitness centre and dance studio, 20m heated indoor pool and whirlpool, as well as a sauna and steamroom.
For conferences and events with up to 90 guests, there is 257 sq m of meeting space, while Hilton Honors members can enjoy access to the executive lounge with a terrace overlooking the P&J Live piazza.
Mark Leyland, general manager of Hilton Aberdeen TECA, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to open our doors and welcome our first guests to Aberdeen’s only Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded property. This represents a major milestone for the brand, and goes another step further in bringing The Event Complex Aberdeen to life.
“Not only will our guests enjoy the warm hospitality that Aberdeen is renowned for, they will also be able to relax and indulge thanks to our first-class facilities, including the luxurious Devona Spa and fantastic Quarter House Bar & Grill – perfect whether guests are staying with us for business or pleasure.”
The £333 million TECA opened in August, replacing the old AECC after three years of construction work. It already has a list of major music stars booked to play at the P&J Live! arena.
The hotel is operated by management company RBH , whose c hief business development officer Andrew Robb said: “It is fantastic to see Hilton Aberdeen TECA officially open its doors to guests. We have worked closely with Hilton over the years, and to oversee the opening of the city’s only Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand hotel is a very proud moment indeed.
“It also marks a major milestone for the wider hospitality industry in Aberdeen. This new property offers a truly luxurious proposition for business and leisure travellers visiting the city in a totally unique location, and we look forward to seeing it go from strength to strength, welcoming visitors from around the world as well as those closer to home.”