Hilton Hotels and Hallmark Channel are once again teaming up to offer fans Hallmark holiday-themed suites at Hilton hotels in New York City, Chicago and Houston starting November 7.
Beginning Wednesday, November 1, holiday movie enthusiasts can book their stay in the limited-time, custom-designed Hallmark Channel “Countdown to Christmas” Holiday Suites by Hilton at three Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties across the United States. These are: “Hallmark’s Holiday Sweetest Suite” at Hilton New York Times Square; the “Haul Out the Holly” suite at Hilton Americas-Houston; and the “Santa Summit” suite at Hilton Chicago.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Hallmark for a collaboration that embodies the joy of the holiday season and brings to life the light and warmth of hospitality we show our guests every day,” said Matt Schuyler, chief brand officer, Hilton, in a statement. “This is a great representation of Hilton’s commitment to delivering immersive and unforgettable experiences during every stay. Our collaboration with Hallmark allows us to leverage timeless storytelling to bring an added level of excitement during the holidays.”
Each of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hallmark Channel suites features festive decor that reflects the property’s location, as well as symbols from “Countdown to Christmas” movies.
In New York City, Hilton and Hallmark partnered to deck the halls with scratch-and-sniff holiday wall decals, candy cane-inspired props and décor tailored for the ultimate holiday photo ops. The New York suite also includes an in-room custom Hallmark Channel candy store, a curated Christmas tree with candy garland, and do-it-yourself candy ornaments to create with friends and family.
Houston’s set up is inspired by the premiere of Hallmark’s new original holiday movie, Haul Out The Holly: Lit Up, starring Lacey Chabert. In honor of that, the Houston suite features lots of lights on pillows, a holiday village, the ceiling and a special marquee. The room also includes a custom light decorating station, a gingerbread bar and more.
Finally, at Chicago’s Santa Summit guests will find themselves surrounded by Santas everywhere they look. The room was created to bring to life tnew original Hallmark Channel holiday movie, The Santa Summit. In the hotel lobby, guests staying at this historic hotel will be transported into the ultimate holiday stay with a 24-foot Christmas tree decorated with nearly 2,000 inches of garland, and a gingerbread replica of Hilton Chicago, complete with Chicago’s iconic skyline. Guests and Hallmark fans alike can look for Santa’s Missing Buttons, hidden throughout the hotel, to receive a treat from the Hallmark Holiday Cart.
“Our partnership with Hilton is the perfect holiday pairing. These festive, showstopping stays are the ultimate ‘suite’ treat that will deliver on our fans’ growing desire to immerse themselves in the Hallmark brand and the wonderful world of Hallmark Channel Christmas movies,” said Lara Richardson, chief marketing officer, Hallmark Media. “We’re proud to help guests indulge in a winter wonderland of aspirational holiday décor, charming Christmas activities, and endless ways to experience the Hallmark holiday spirit.”
Beyond the specific decor, each guest room includes a custom-decorated Christmas tree and complimentary hot cocoa station. Guest also will be able to take home such Hallmark holiday merchandise as Hallmark Channel Wine, Bissinger’s cocoa mix and hot cocoa bombs, Republic of Tea products, wine glasses, mugs and more.
Guests at all three properties also can get into the holiday spirit with the Hallmark Holiday Cosmopolitan, a unique cocktail offering crafted by Hilton’s mixologists. The cocktail will be served alongside a zero-proof mocktail for all travelers to enjoy throughout the season.
Reservations for Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Christmas” Holiday Suites by Hilton will be available to book starting at 12:01 a.m. EST on Nov. 1, 2023, with stays running from Nov. 7, 2023 to Jan. 2, 2024 at Hilton New York Times Square; from Nov. 7, 2023 to Jan. 1, 2024 at Hilton Americas-Houston; and from Nov. 7 to Dec. 30, 2023 at Hilton Chicago.