Intimate Jewel on Costa Smeralda: The Local Porto Rotondo Joins CURIO Collection by Hilton

On 15 June the hotel will reopen as part of Hilton’s new CURIO collection brand

PORTO ROTONDO, Sardinia and MCLEAN, Va. June 15, 2021 – Hilton today announced the opening of The Local Porto Rotondo, Curio Collection by Hilton on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. The hotel joins more than 100 hand-picked Curio Collection hotels around the world, including recent openings in London, Porto and Paris.

“We are thrilled to be welcoming Curio Collection by Hilton to Sardinia,” said David Kelly, senior vice president, Continental Europe, Hilton. “The Local Porto Rotondo is a stunning resort which will appeal to discerning international guests seeking a calm oasis on Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda. The hotel joins 25 Hilton hotels across Italy, and with nearly 40 new openings planned in Europe this year, we’re ushering in a new era of travel as restrictions ease around the region.”

A hand-picked collection of upscale hotels, each Curio Collection property offers guests the spirit of an independent hotel or resort with unique design and guest amenities. The Local Porto Rotondo, Curio Collection by Hilton is nestled on a tranquil hillside with beautiful views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and is just minutes away from the white sandy beaches of the sought-after Costa Smeralda. Its location will offer easy access to hiking trails, outdoor excursions, golf clubs, cultural attractions and entertainment venues and is just a few kilometres away from charming Porto Cervo.

The hotel has been recently renovated and with 22 stylish guest rooms, it is the perfect accommodation for travellers wanting an intimate, authentic experience in a peaceful setting, away from the hustle and bustle of busy tourist spots. Upon arrival, guests will be welcomed into modern and minimalistic guest rooms, many of which offer spacious ocean view terraces.

During the day guests can lounge by the hotel pool and enjoy refreshing cocktails and locally inspired cuisine at the poolside bar. The hotel features a modern bar and restaurant with floor to ceiling windows and a large terrace where visitors can sip on an evening aperitivo while watching Sardinia’s stunning sunsets. The hotel restaurant will serve Mediterranean fare with a twist, featuring local Sardinian ingredients. Guests can keep up with their fitness and wellness regimens during their stay at the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness centre and sauna.

The Local Porto Rotondo’s intimate and distinctive location make it the perfect backdrop for exclusive celebrations, family vacations and even chic and elegant destination weddings. Couples looking for a unique and memorable wedding experience have the option of buying out the entire property, offering wedding guests a once in a lifetime experience.

The hotel is just a short 15-minute drive from Olbia Airport and is also accessible via various regular ferry connections from the Italian mainland to the Port of Olbia.

The Local Porto Rotondo, Curio Collection by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app. Book direct at, through the Hilton Honors app or through other official Hilton channels for more perks and a price match guarantee.

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 100 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts in nearly 30 countries and territories. Curio Collection properties offer guests authentic, curated experiences through distinctly local offerings and elevated amenities, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience a positive stay at Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about the brand at

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