Official opening of the Hilton at the Ageas by Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE
Page last updated at 08 July 2015 at 14:10
Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE officially opened the Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl as she unveiled a plaque in front of over 200 invited guests.
The hotel opened its doors in May this year but welcomed the award-winning actress for the official opening on 6 July 2015.
The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl is owned by the Council, and its investment is set to provide hundreds of jobs and provide a major contribution to the local economy.
Offering an unrivalled range of quality leisure facilities, the exciting new 4 star Hilton Hotel and Spa also boasts the largest conference and banqueting facilities on the south coast between Bournemouth and Brighton; the hotel represents a jewel in the borough’s crown and is set to attract guests from far and wide.
Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr Jane Welsh said: “It’s fantastic to see this superb facility open for business. I’m delighted that it is providing around 500 employment opportunities for local people as welll as contributing around £50 million to the local economy and is a real community asset for all local residents to enjoy.”
The hotel features 171 bedrooms offering a view of the cricket pitch, or a planned 18 hole golf course; together with an indulgent spa facility. The ‘eforea spa’ is the first of its kind in southern England and includes ten treatment rooms, eight heat experiences, a deep relax area, ice wells and a hydrotherapy pool.
Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton is located at the Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, Southampton, For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton at The Ageas Bowl Southampton at www.hiltonhotelsouthampton.co.uk
Photo caption: Catherine Zeta-Jones with Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr Jane Welsh and Sir Ian Botham at the official opening of Hilton at the Ageas hotel