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Hilton Hawaiian Village Completes $21 Million Transformation Of Its Diamond Head Tower
Project Marks More Than $100 million In Improvements At Hilton Hawaiian Village Over Five years
April 13, 2015
HONOLULU - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort has completed a six month, $21 million renovation of its 17-story Diamond Head Tower. The topto-bottom transformation includes the refurbishment of all 380 guest rooms and suites, corridors and a refreshed lobby. Hilton's Diamond Head Tower offers both sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and resort views overlooking the village's 22 acres of lush, tropical gardens. The location provides direct access to more than 90 shops and services and 20 restaurants, lounges and bars on Hilton's campus, as well as Duke Kahanamoku Beach, named America's Best Beach in 2014 by Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman of Florida International University.
"The new Diamond Head tower is one of the best values on Oahu as far as accommodations go," said Jerry Gibson, area vice president of Hilton Hawaii. "It's a new product with all the amenities of Waikiki's only true destination resort-Hilton Hawaiian Village-in one of the most desired, ocean front locations in Hawaii."
Hilton Hawaiian Village selected Hawaii-based Nan, Inc. as the general contractor for the project. Rider Levett Bucknall managed construction, Philpotts & Associates, headquartered on Oahu, handled the interior design, and Pacific Asia Design Group was the architect. All 380 rooms, including eight suites and 48 junior suites, incorporate natural and indigenousinspired textiles to convey a distinctive Hawaii sense of place in a subtle, contemporary way. Hues of cream, sand, pale gray and mocha are accented by island themed textures and fixtures, including lauhala style woven chairs, brass drawer knobs emulating porous coral and carpet inspired by Native Hawaiian kahili-feather standards used for Hawaiian royalty. Masculine features, including a sleek, modern granite desk and wooden bed frames and end tables, provide sophisticated touches for an upscale beach house feel. Amenities include a lanai or Juliet balcony, a bar area with fridge and coffee maker, a desk, flat-screen TV with premium cable channels and PlayStation® 3, and an in-room safe.
The corridors include new carpeting, recessed, energy-efficient LED lighting and Hawaii inspired artwork. Lobby improvements include new furnishings and rugs selected in natural tones and textures to blend in with the surrounding landscape. Artwork of Diamond Head and the Waikiki lifestyle are featured throughout the open air space providing a distinct Hawaii sense of place.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is Waikiki's only true destination resort, offering the perfect mix of exceptional resort accommodations and classic hospitality on Waikiki's widest stretch of beach. The resort features more than 90 shops and services, 20 restaurants, lounges and bars; and every Friday evening, it sets the stage for a celebration of Hawaiian culture and entertainment ending in a spectacular fireworks show.
For more information or to book accommodations call +1 800 445 8667 or visit www.hawaiianvillage.hilton.com.
+1 808 947 7817
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