Kimpton Virgilio Set for Fall 2023 Opening in Mexico City
The First Boutique Hotel of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Brand in Mexico City Will Be Located in Polanquito, the Place to Be When in Polanco.
A few steps away from Lincoln Park and Presidente Masaryk Avenue the privileged zone knows as "Polanquito" will become the home of the first Kimpton Hotels & Restaurantes hotel in Mexico City. Kimpton Virgilio will be located on 79 Anatole France Street and will offer a festive atmosphere that matches the unique environment of the area; it is estimated to open next fall.
The hotel will have 48 rooms, a signature restaurant and a rooftop bar with a pool, combined they will creat an intimate atmosphere and will enhance the essence of the place. The comfortable rooms are a great option to stay at and guests will have yoga mats, bikes and a nightly social hour at the disposition, to name a few amenities.
Kimpton Virgilio will offer ridiculously personalized experiences to enjoy great moments with friends and family, this is something that characterizes Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and that now will be available in Polanco, one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in the city. The hotel and it's food and beverage outlets will invite foreigners and locals alike to be part of memorable moments.
As for the gastronomic offer, Pepe, a Spanish-inspired restaurant will captivate locals and visitors. In addition, La Caña, a rooftop bar with a pool where the mixology concepts, the pool and a great view will make this complex one of the favorites in the area.
To lead the team, Kimpton has tapped seasoned hospitality professional Erick Vargas as its General Manager. With more than 14 years in the hospitality industry, Erick has held roles that have ranged from hotel and restaurant operations to management and executive positions in Mexico, Australia and the US, which allows him to have an overall understanding of the business operation.
Erick Vargas, General Manager at Kimpton Virgilio, said: We are elated to take this step with Kimpton Virgilio as our flagship property in Mexico City, Polanco is certainly a fantastic location for us to do this, a dynamic neighborhood home to numerous high-end boutiques, restaurants and art galleries, as well as 20 foreign embassies. All great attributes to make ourselves known and introduce our brand to Mexicans and foreigners alike, looking for a taste of this high-end neighborhood, with a heartfelt, authentic journey into one of the city's jewels.
Kimpton Virgilio is owned by ZKC, a real estate investment fund specializing in Mexico City real estate developments. ZKC is developing the hotel in partnership with VineTower Development, LLC (development manager), Ambrosi Etchegaray (architect) and Arquitectura de Interiores (interior designer).