TV-Related Hotel Suite Opens In London: The Waldorf Hilton and Thomas and Friends Unveil Ultimate Playtime Pop Up Suite
Thomas & Friends “choo-choo choose” The Waldorf Hilton, London
Thomas & Friends by Mattel take families on a journey to London this summer with the launch of an exclusive themed suite taking residency at The Waldorf Hilton, London. Set to welcome families from all over the world, the limited edition suite will be available for guests to book NOW until September 04 with prices starting from £450. At the same time, there will also be a Thomas & Friends themed suite at New York Hilton Midtown.
The Waldorf Hilton, London offers families the perfect city break or staycation as it immerses parents and children into the world of Thomas & Friends. The suite will feature iconic faces and landscapes that fans will recognise from the Island of Sodor as well as the forthcoming premium Trackmaster™ Sky-High Bridge Jump toy and an exclusive preview of yet to be released DVD, The Great Race.
This is the first time Thomas & Friends and Hilton Hotels & Resorts have joined together for a unique partnership set to bring the whole family together. Guests will be invited to set free their imagination at The Waldorf Hilton, London in the Thomas & Friends wonderland. Just five minutes from Covent Garden, The Waldorf Hilton, London is ideally situated in the heart of the theatre and shopping districts, allowing families to enjoy a magical stay in London.
Kate Schlomann, Vice-President, Fisher Price, part of the Mattel Group said “We are delighted to be partnering with Hilton Hotels & Resorts to bring together so many elements of our franchise for this fun-filled and unique event that will enrich the experience of family travel and our brand. For those little travelers who love Thomas & Friends and make new connections, this will be an unforgettable experience!”
Guy Hilton, General Manager at The Waldorf Hilton, London, comments "We're very excited to welcome the Thomas & Friends suite to The Waldorf Hilton, London. It is a brand that has become much loved by generations. Combining the style and elegance of the hotel with the excitement and entertainment of Thomas & Friends, it will create the perfect family stay in the heart of London this summer. Hilton Worldwide has a location and destination for every type of family getaway. Our aim is to go above and beyond to create travel experiences families will remember for a lifetime.”
The Thomas & Friends suite will be available to book from Monday August 01 to Sunday September 04 at The Waldorf Hilton, London, from £450 and the New York Hilton Midtown, New York from $550 exclusive of tax. To book the Thomas & Friends suite at The Waldorf Hilton please visit here. For more information on Thomas & Friends, please visit here and to learn more about the Thomas & Friends suite in New York, please visit here.
The Waldorf Hilton, London Thomas & Friends package includes:
• A Hilton Executive Suite for two adults and two children at The Waldorf Hilton, London, located at Aldwych, London, WC2B
• A child’s playroom dream with a vast array of Thomas & Friends toys, books, games, colouring sheets and more, including new Sky High Bridge Jump toy and an exclusive preview of The Great Race on DVD
• Available at The Waldorf Hilton, London from Monday August 01, 2016 to Sunday September 04, 2016 (final check out Monday September 5, 2016)
• From £450 including breakfast and VAT
About Thomas & Friends
Thomas the Tank Engine™ was created over 70 years ago by a British clergyman, the Rev W Awdry, as a storybook for his son. That story quickly grew to become the award-winning global brand franchise it is today, enjoyed by families in more than 100 territories and in over 40 languages across multiple touch-points and formats, including: 400+ original TV shows; 11 feature-length films; 14 websites in nine languages; apps; toys (ranked number one property in the pre-school toys category in the UK and Australia and number two in the US); consumer products; publishing and live attractions. Thomas & Friends has won prestigious accolades including a Parent’s Choice Award, a Webby and a Licensing Award for Best Classic Licensed Property. The famous No.1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train. Together, the children and engines embark on timeless adventures while experiencing valuable yet fun life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation. Thomas & Friends™ is viewable on more than 30 world-class broadcasters including PBS KIDS® (US), Super RTL (Germany), ABC Kids (Australia), NHK (Japan), Five’s Milkshake! and Nick Jr. in the UK. Downloadable episodes are available through iTunes and on YouTube.
Mattel is a creations company that inspires the wonder of childhood. Our mission is to be the recognized leader in play, learning and development worldwide. Mattel’s portfolio of global consumer brands includes American Girl®, Barbie®, Fisher-Price®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High® and Thomas & Friends®, among many others. Mattel also creates a wealth of lines and products made in collaboration with leading entertainment and technology companies. With a global workforce of approximately 31,000 people, Mattel operates in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 nations. Visit Mattel here.
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton HHonors program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive member rate that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. Access the latest news.hilton.com and begin your journey at Hilton or Hilton Offers for the latest hotel specials.
About The Waldorf Hilton, London
An iconic landmark situated in the heart of London’s West End, The Waldorf Hilton, London, has a rich heritage spanning over a century, with its interior bringing to life the glamour of the Roaring Twenties through its elegant art deco interior. The hotel is the perfect place to enjoy 21st Century comforts and conveniences and recently completed a full guest room refurbishment. Part of a larger £11.5 million hotel-wide redevelopment, the hotel’s Adelphi Suite and Good Godfrey’s bar and lounge have also been restored back to their elegant 1920s art deco style. Situated on the tree-lined thoroughfare of Aldwych, The Waldorf Hilton, London, is a stone’s throw from Theatreland and some of the capital’s most iconic attractions. For further information, visit here or to make a reservation call +44 (0) 20 7836 2400.