Welcoming guests to the modern hotel is a large, sun-drenched lobby living room featuring floor-to-ceiling windows. Credit: Curio - A Collection by Hilton.

LA JOLLA, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va - Hotel La Jolla - a boutique hotel with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean - today joins Curio - A Collection by HiltonTM. As Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels, Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. Hotel La Jolla, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, is owned and managed by Khanna Enterprises, LTD.

Steps from the ocean and in the heart of one of the West Coast's most exclusive communities, Hotel La Jolla features a sleek boutique Southern California ambiance with all of the modern amenities today's savvy traveler has come to expect. Welcoming guests to the modern hotel is a large, sun-drenched lobby living room featuring floor-to-ceiling windows.

"Our hotels are truly a reflection of the local communities in which they reside, and Hotel La Jolla perfectly embodies the understated yet fashionable ambiance of the area," said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, Curio - A Collection by Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton. "With its design set in earth tones inspired by the nearby iconic Torrey Pines Golf Course, Hotel La Jolla gives curious travelers who are looking for a casual coastal retreat an authentic Southern California experience."

The 110-room hotel includes the Hiatus Lounge & Pool, a modern oasis boasting fire pits, lush landscaping and a large heated pool where guests can enjoy craft cocktails and small bites. Featuring a wraparound bar, Hiatus Lounge & Pool can also be used as an event space for private gatherings of up to 200 guests. Other hotel features include a 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment.

The hotel also offers memorable dining at CUSP, a unique culinary experience with incredible views of the Pacific Ocean from the 11th floor. Led by award-winning Executive Chef Donald Lockhart, CUSP has locally-inspired dishes featuring seasonal produce, homemade pastas and locally-sourced meats, ensuring guests can experience the best La Jolla has to offer. Popular items include Apricot Crispy Glazed Cauliflower, Red Wine Braised Beef Cheeks and Pan Seared Sea Bass.

"We're honored that Hotel La Jolla will be included in such a distinguished and unique portfolio of hotels and resorts around the globe," said Ravi Khanna, president and CEO of Khanna Enterprises, LTD. "Becoming part of Curio will allow our guests to enjoy a local and distinctive hotel experience, while enjoying the benefits of Hilton's award-winning HHonors program."

Offering spectacular views of the coastline, the hotel has nearly 1,400 square feet of meeting space on the 11th floor. The Starling Ballroom, which can be separated into two distinct spaces, features nearly 1,000 square feet of space that can be configured multiple ways for events with up to 80 guests. Additionally, CUSP offers two private dining rooms that can accommodate up to 25 guests. Customized menus, high-speed Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment ensure any event will be a success.

Hotel La Jolla, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join. Visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton.

To celebrate the hotel's addition to the Curio collection, guests will enjoy a bonus of 1,000 HHonors points per night for Sunday through Thursday stays with a two-night minimum between July 26, 2016 and October 26, 2016. Diamond HHonors members staying at Hotel La Jolla will enjoy complimentary breakfast for up to two registered guests per room - or bonus points - and space-available room upgrades.

Hotel La Jolla, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, is located at 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit curio.com or call +1-858-551-3600. Media may access additional information and high-resolution images for Hotel La Jolla, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, at news.curio.com/lajolla. For more news on Curio - A Collection by Hilton, visit news.curio.com.

Rachel Kenon
Hilton Worldwide
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Aaron Kokoruz
For Hilton Worldwide
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About Curio Collection by Hilton
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About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi.  Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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