Targeting the expanding MICE business in Hubei province, the new property is strategically located in the economic hub of Central China. The brand new Hilton Wuhan Riverside offers 338 guest rooms and suites and over 2,000 square metres of event space.
"Following the success of Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley that was opened in 2013, we are excited to expand our brand presence in the city," said Sean Wooden, vice president, brand management, APAC, Hilton Worldwide. "Hilton Wuhan Riverside joins more than 570 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide and is positioned to capture the growing market of this key tourism and convention destination."
The hotel has 10 flexible meeting rooms and a 1,188-square-metre pillar-less Grand Ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. There are also four restaurants and bars that offer a wide range of dining options: THE BRASSERIE provides all-day dining with Western and Asian cuisines, Mediterranean presents traditional French cuisine, and JIU Chinese Restaurant features an upscale dining experience along with 10 private dining rooms. For casual dining the Yu Lobby Lounge provides coffee, homemade cookies and pastries. There is also a fitness centre and heated indoor pool.
Hilton Wuhan Riverside is only six kilometres from the Wuhan commercial business district, 12.6 kilometres from Wuhan Economic Technology Development Zone and 31 kilometres from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport.