Signia by Hilton debuts in downtown Atlanta

Hilton is expanding its Georgia portfolio with the first Signia by Hilton property in the state and Atlanta’s largest ground-up hotel development project in 40 years…

Atlanta skyline at dusk with Signia by Hilton

Hilton has announced the highly anticipated opening of the 976-guestroom Signia by Hilton Atlanta, marking the first new build and Georgia hotel for the Signia by Hilton brand and Atlanta’s largest ground-up hotel development project in 40 years. Inclusive of the property’s debut, Atlanta represents Hilton’s largest market globally by number of hotels with a portfolio of 136 hotels across 13 brands welcoming travellers to the destination. In Atlanta, Hilton also has a pipeline of more than 40 hotels in various stages of design and construction.

architectural lighting above reception in lobby in signia by hilton Atlanta

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Poised to become a signature landmark and economic catalyst on the city’s west side, Signia by Hilton Atlanta is owned by Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) and forms part of the Authority’s Championship Campus, North America’s largest combined convention, sports and entertainment destination, which also includes Georgia World Congress Center, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Centennial Olympic Park. Built on the repurposed foundation of the Georgia Dome, the hotel features eight food and beverage experiences, a spa, beauty bar, rooftop pool and fitness centre, along with more than 9,000 square metres of flexible meeting space, including the largest hotel ballroom in Georgia, a grand outdoor event deck and lawn and Club Signia.

“Signia by Hilton offers the world’s best meetings and events, a vibrant atmosphere, exceptional amenities and personalised service catered to the needs of today’s global traveler,” said Chris Nassetta, President and CEO, Hilton. “We are excited to introduce this brand to our extensive portfolio in Atlanta, a dynamic destination that continues to play an important role in Hilton’s growth, and are proud of the positive impact this hotel will have on the community through local job creation partnerships and incremental convention and leisure business.”

The property was developed by Boston-based Drew Company, with Gensler as the architect and interior designer, and a joint venture between Skanska and SG Contracting as the general contractor. As the tallest building on the west side of Atlanta, the 42-story property is enveloped in wall-to-wall glass, offering panoramic views of downtown Atlanta, an inspiring and curated art collection and inviting spaces.

Upon entering Signia by Hilton Atlanta, guests can expect an impressive sense of arrival and personalised service from check-in to check-out. Travellers are welcomed into a modern, open-concept and naturally lit lobby, adorned with elevated fixtures and furniture that is stylish and comfortable, the perfect place for gathering and connecting.

guestroom in signia by hilton Atlanta with view over city skyline

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All guestrooms offer spectacular floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views and reflect the warmth and refinement of Southern luxury, featuring a combination of earth toned-fabrics, rich wood and rattan textures, and brass finishes. The colours and materials are inspired by the building’s unique location in the city, paying homage to some of the most historically important and culturally significant neighborhoods in Atlanta. Shades of amber, deep brown, soft beige, and slate blue evoke a subtle sophistication, while black and metallic details bring an understated modern twist. Together, these design elements invite guests to celebrate the distinguished style of Southern hospitality through a timeless look that is both stylish and functional.

The 976 guestrooms, include 70 suites and up to 80 Club Signia rooms, available only as an exclusive guest experience and additional specialty room types with Peloton bikes in-room and dedicated wellness rooms. Guestrooms feature a variety of amenities including a walk-in rain shower, a relaxing Serta Perfect Sleeper bed along with other amenities and technology to elevate the guest experience. Guests have access to the latest technology including Connected Room, allowing them to control the lights, TV and more from their mobile device or the TV remote.

statement chandelier above wooden dining tables in restaurant in Signia by Hilton Atlanta

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At the heart of the brand, lies an emphasis on exceptional dining experiences, from chef-driven concepts to stylish bars. At the helm of the hotel’s talented culinary team are Director of Food and Beverage Jacob Linzey, Executive Chef Christian Quiñones and Executive Pastry Chef Daniella Lea Rada who oversee the eight next-level food and beverage experiences, featuring locally and regionally sourced ingredients.

In addition the property shelters a wide range of premium wellness and leisure amenities suited to the needs of every guest. Keeping in mind wellness means something different to each individual, Signia has the programmes, partnerships and facilities designed to help guests be at their best – whether maintaining their routine while on the road or pampering themselves for a special occasion. This includes an entire floor dedicated to wellness, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a lavish spa, beauty bar and an outdoor rooftop complete with a pool and lounge that overlook Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

guestroom in signia by hilton Atlanta with view over trade centre

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For fitness enthusiasts, the hotel has a state-of-the-art fitness center with yoga stations, Peloton Bikes, Technogym equipment and group fitness classes. Plus, with nearby access to the city’s top biking and running trails, guests can truly enjoy an inspiring and holistic wellness experience.

The spa and beauty bar are expected to debut later this winter and will serve as an oasis of pampering and rejuvenation with result-driven treatments, featuring spa amenities from partners including Babor, Botanika Life, Essence One, Higher Dose and Hyperice. Guests can expect recharging experiences from detox massages and recovery treatments to a cryo facial lift, combining cold therapy and gua sha, along with percussion therapy. At the beauty bar, the full-service salon team will help guests look and feel their best, with services ranging from sleek blowouts and a first-of-its-kind biohacking pedicure to wedding preparations and gala glam.

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