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  • KING EXECUTIVE ROOM

    KING EXECUTIVE ROOM

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker, Desk, Direct Dial Telephone, Electronic safe box, Hair Dryer, Ironing board, Minibar, Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local), Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Private bathroom, Safety Deposit Box, Satellite Plasma TV, Slippers, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

    Executive benefits, extra space, balcony, plasma TV, WiFi, work desk, mini bar.

    Take in the view from the private balcony of this King Hilton Executive Room. The spacious room features one king-sized Hilton Serenity bed and an elegant bathroom with bath and complimentary bath amenities.

    Catch up with work at the desk with WiFi or unwind with a movie on the plasma TV. Additional benefits include exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, serving complimentary breakfast, snacks, and canapés and drinks in the evening, as well as complimentary late check out.

    Special touches include tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar and a fluffy bathrobe and slippers. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

  • KING EXECUTIVE ROOM WITH POOL VIEW

    KING EXECUTIVE ROOM WITH POOL VIEW

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker, Desk, Hair Dryer, Ironing board, Minibar, Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local), Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Private bathroom, Slippers, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

    Pool view, Executive benefits, extra space, balcony, plasma TV, WiFi, work desk, mini bar.

    Take in scenic views of the pool from the private balcony of this King Hilton Executive Room. The room features one king-sized Hilton Serenity bed and an elegant bathroom with bath and complimentary bath amenities.

    Catch up with work at the desk with WiFi or unwind with a movie on the plasma TV. Additional benefits include exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, serving complimentary breakfast, snacks, and canapés and drinks in the evening, as well as complimentary late check out.

    Special touches include tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar and a fluffy bathrobe and slippers. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Bed size:One king-sized Hilton Serenity bed

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    KING GUEST ROOM

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bathrobes, Bathroom Amenities, Coffee Maker, Connecting Rooms, Desk, Furnished balcony, Hair Dryer, Minibar, Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local), Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Private bathroom, Safety Deposit Box, Satellite Plasma TV, Slippers, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, WiFi

    Balcony, plasma TV, Wi-Fi, work desk, minibar.

    Bed size:One king-sized

  • KING GUEST ROOM WITH POOL VIEW

    KING GUEST ROOM WITH POOL VIEW

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    Room facilities:Bathrobes, Bathroom Amenities, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Ironing board, Minibar, Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local), Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

    View of the pool, balcony, plasma TV, Wi-Fi, work desk, minibar.

    This room has a balcony with scenic views of the pool. This room includes one king-size Hilton Serenity bed and an elegant bathroom with free toiletries.

    Work with Wi-Fi or relax with a film on a plasma TV. Tea / coffee making facilities, minibar, bathrobe and slippers are provided.

    Suitable for 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Bed size:One king-sized

  • TWIN EXECUTIVE ROOM

    TWIN EXECUTIVE ROOM

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker, Desk, Hair Dryer, Minibar, Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local), Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Private bathroom, Slippers, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

    Executive benefits, extra space, balcony, plasma TV, WiFi, work desk, mini bar.

    Take in the view from the private balcony of this Twin Hilton Executive Room. The spacious room features twin Hilton Serenity beds and an elegant bathroom with bath and complimentary bath amenities.

    Catch up with work at the desk with WiFi or unwind with a movie on the plasma TV. Additional benefits include exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, serving complimentary breakfast, snacks, and canapés and drinks in the evening, as well as complimentary late check out.

    Special touches include tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar and a fluffy bathrobe and slippers. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Bed size:Twin Hilton Serenity beds

  • TWIN GUEST ROOM

    TWIN GUEST ROOM

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bathrobes, Connecting Rooms, Desk, Direct Dial Telephone, Electronic safe box, Hair Dryer, Minibar, Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Private bathroom, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

    Balcony, plasma TV, WiFi, work desk, mini bar.

    Take in the view from the private balcony of this guest room. The room features twin Hilton Serenity beds and an elegant bathroom with bath and complimentary bath amenities.

    Catch up with work at the desk with WiFi or unwind with a movie on the plasma TV. Special touches include tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar and a fluffy bathrobe and slippers.

    Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Bed size:Twin Hilton Serenity beds

  • TWIN GUEST ROOM WITH POOL VIEW

    TWIN GUEST ROOM WITH POOL VIEW

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bathrobes, Bathroom Amenities, Coffee Maker, Desk, Direct Dial Telephone, Electronic safe box, Furnished balcony, Hair Dryer, Minibar, Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local), Non-Smoking, Private Balcony, Private bathroom, Safety Deposit Box, Satellite Plasma TV, Slippers, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone, Thermostat (adjustable), TV-Pay per view, TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, TV-Standard Network, Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

    Pool view, balcony, plasma TV, WiFi, work desk, mini bar.

    Take in scenic views of the pool from the private balcony of this guest room. The room features twin Hilton Serenity beds and an elegant bathroom with bath and complimentary bath amenities.

    Catch up with work at the desk with WiFi or unwind with a movie on the plasma TV. Special touches include tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar and a fluffy bathrobe and slippers.

    Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Bed size:Twin Hilton Serenity beds

General

Located within easy reach of Nicosia’s city center, the historic Old City and the business district, Hilton Cyprus is the ideal place to stay while visiting Cyprus. Make the most of the Mediterranean climate as you cool off in the large outdoor pool or relax in the sun on your private balcony. A 20-minute stroll will take you into the Old City where historic churches and mosques are surrounded by ancient Venetian Walls, once built to defend the city. Visit one of the area’s traditional meze restaurants or explore its rich history.

Highlights

  • Close to Nicosia business district and the Cyprus International Conference Center
  • Extensive leisure facilities including indoor and outdoor pools
  • Business center
  • Conference and event spaces for up to 2,000 attendees
  • Free WiFi in all public areas of this award-winning hotel
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award winner 2017

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation policies may vary depending on the rate or dates of your reservation. Please refer to your reservation confirmation to verify your cancellation policy. If you need further assistance, contact your agent.

Children and extra beds

Children stay free in parent's room up to age 12.

Pets

Service animals allowedPets allowedDepositMaximum Size

Yes
Yes
50.00 €
Non-Refundable
Small

Accepted credit cards

  • Air Canada
  • American Express
  • Bankamericard
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diner's Club
  • Air Canada EnRoute
  • Interbank
  • JAL
  • JCB
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Check-in time

16:00

Check-out time

12:00

Facilities

  • Air Condition
  • An indoor heated pool
  • Bar
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Bathtub
  • Beach/ pool towels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Contemporary design
  • Desk
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Electronic safe box
  • Fitness
  • Furnished balcony
  • Hair Dryer
  • Indoor pool
  • Ironing board
  • Large mirror
  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Newspaper Deliv'd M-F (Local)
  • Non-Smoking
  • Private Balcony
  • Private bathroom
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Slippers
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Thermostat (adjustable)
  • TV-Pay per view
  • TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN
  • TV-Standard Network
  • Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp

Parking

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Upper parking access card €5 per stay

Nicosia

NicosiaNicosia (Greek: Λευκωσία) is the largest city on the island of Cyprus. It is located near the centre of the Mesaoria plain, on the banks of the River Pedieos. Nicosia is the capital and seat of government of Cyprus, and as such is the farthest southeast of all EU member states’ capitals. It has been continuously inhabited for over 4,500 years and has

Sports & nature

Sports & nature

Sports

Nicosia is the home of many of the country's football teams such as APOEL F.C. and Omonia.

Nature

Nicosia lies in the centre of the Mesaoria valley, surrounded by hills. A good place to explore the flora and fauna would be the National Park of Athalassa, located in the outskirts of the city.

Culture and history info

Culture and history info

Ancient times

Nicosia has been in continuous habitation since the beginning of the Bronze Age 2500 years BC, when the first inhabitants settled in the fertile plain of Mesaoria. Nicosia later became a city-state known as Ledra or Ledrae, one of the twelve kingdoms of ancient Cyprus built by Achaeans after the end of the Trojan War. Remains of old Ledra today can be found in the Ayia Paraskevi hill in the south east of the city. Only one king of Ledra is known: Onasagoras. The kingdom of Ledra was destroyed early. Under Assyrian rule of Cyprus, Onasagoras was recorded as paying tribute to Esarhaddon of Assyria in 672 BC. By 330 BC, Ledra was recorded to be a small unimportant town. According to tradition, the city was rebuilt by "Leucus", claimed to be the son of Ptolemy I Soter, around 300 BC or 200 BC, and named after him as "Leucoton" or "Lefkotheon". The main activity of the town inhabitants was farming. During this era, Ledra did not have the huge growth that the other Cypriot coastal towns had, which was primarily based on trade.

Roman and Byzantine times

In Byzantine times, the town was also referred to as Λευκωσία (Lefkosia) or as Καλληνίκησις (Kallenikesis). In the 4th century AD, the town became the seat of bishopric, with bishop Saint Tryphillius (Trifillios), a student of Saint Spyridon.After the destruction of Salamis, the existing capital of Cyprus, by Arab raids in 647, Nicosia became the capital of the island around 965, when Cyprus rejoined the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantines moved the island's administration seat to Nicosia primarily for security reasons as coastal towns were often suffering from raids. From that point on it has remained as the capital of Cyprus. Nicosia acquired a castle and was the seat of the Byzantine governor of Cyprus; the last Byzantine governor was Isaac Komnenos, who declared himself emperor of the island and ruled the island from 1183 to 1191.

Medieval times

On his way to the Holy Land during the Third Crusade in 1187, Richard I of England's fleet was plagued by storms. He himself stopped first at Crete and then at Rhodes. Three ships continued on, one of which was carrying Joan of England, Queen of Sicily and Berengaria of Navarre, Richard's bride-to-be. Two of the ships were wrecked off Cyprus, but the ship bearing Joan and Berengaria made it safely to Limassol. Joan refused to come ashore, fearing she would be captured and held hostage by Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus, who hated all Franks. Her ship sat at anchor for a full week before Richard finally arrived on 8 May. Outraged at the treatment of his sister and his future bride, Richard invaded. Richard laid siege to Nicosia, finally met and defeated Isaac Komnenos at Tremetousia and became ruler of the island, but sold it to the Knights Templar. The Frankish rule of Cyprus started from 1192 and lasted until 1489. During this time, Nicosia was the capital of the medieval Kingdom of Cyprus, the seat of Lusignan kings, the Latin Church and the Frankish administration of the island. During the Frankish rule, the walls of the city were built along with many other palaces and buildings, including the gothic St. Sophia Cathedral. The tombs of the Lusignan kings can be found there. The exonym Nicosia appeared with the arrival of the Lusignans. The French-speaking Crusaders either could not, or did not care to, pronounce the name Lefkosia, and tended to say "Nicosie" translated into Italian and then internationally known as "Nicosia". In 1374 Nicosia was occupied and ravaged by the Republic of Genoa and in 1426 from the Mamluk Sultanate. In 1489, when Cyprus came under the rule of the Republic of Venice, Nicosia became their administrative centre and the seat of the Republic. The Venetian Governors saw it as a necessity for all the cities of Cyprus to be fortified due to the Ottoman threat In 1567 Venetians built the new fortifications of Nicosia, which are well-preserved until today, demolishing the old walls built by the Franks as well as other important buildings of the Frankish era including the King's Palace, other private palaces and churches and monasteries of both Orthodox and Latin Christians. The new walls took the shape of a star with eleven bastions. The design of the bastion is more suitable for artillery and a better control for the defenders. The walls have three gates, to the North Kyrenia Gate, to the west Paphos Gate and to the east Famagusta Gate. The river Pedieos used to flow through the Venetian walled city. In 1567 it was later diverted outside onto the newly built moat for strategic reasons, due to the expected Ottoman attack.

Ottoman rule

On 1 July 1570, the Ottomans invaded the island. On 22 July, Piyale Pasha having captured Paphos, Limassol and Larnaca marched his army towards Nicosia and laid siege to the city. The city managed to last 40 days under siege until its fall on 9 September 1570. Some 20,000 residents died during the siege and every church, public building, and palace was looted. The main Latin churches were converted into mosques, such as the conversion of the Saint Sophia Cathedral. Nicosia was the seat of the Pasha, the Greek Archbishop, the Dragoman and the Qadi. The Palazzo del Governo of Venetian times became the seat of the Pasha, the governor of Cyprus, and the building was renamed as the Konak or Seraglio (Saray). The square outside was known as Seraglio Square or Sarayonu (literally front of the Saray), as it is known to the present day. The saray was demolished in 1904 and the present block of Government Offices built on the site. When the newly settled Turkish population arrived they generally lived in the north of the old riverbed. Greek Cypriots remained concentrated in the south, where the Archbishopric of the Orthodox Church was built. Other ethnic minority groups such as the Armenians and Latins came to be settled near the western entry into the city at Paphos Gate. The names of the 12 quarters into which Nicosia was originally divided at the time of the Ottoman Conquest are said to be derived from the 12 generals in command of divisions of the Ottoman army at the time.

British administration

Nicosia came under the rule of Great Britain on 5 July 1878. The old Ottoman administrative headquarters (the Saray) was replaced in 1904 by a new building containing Law Courts, the Land Registry, and the Forestry, Customs, and Nicosia Commissioner's Offices. Adjacent was the Nicosia Police headquarters, while opposite were the General Post Office and the Telegraph Office. A Venetian Column, previously in a fenced courtyard near the Saray, was restored on a new site in the summer of 1915 in the middle of Saray Square. The Nicosia column was presumably erected in compliment to the reigning Doge Francesco Donati about the year 1550.Just after the British Occupation a Municipal Council was constituted in Nicosia in 1882 for the general administration of public affairs within the city and for a certain area without the walls, under the presidency of a Mayor. The first municipal offices were in Municipality Square (now the central municipal market), but in 1944 the offices were transferred temporarily to the d'Avila bastion and in 1952 this was made permanent with a decision to renovate the building. In 1923 the municipal limits were extended further (see map) and this new area was divided among several of the existing intramural Neighbourhoods. In 1938 the boundary was extended to the present limits in the west and to the boundaries of Ayii Omoloyites, Palouriotissa, Kaimakli and Omorfita. In 1944 the village authority of Ayii Omoloyites was absorbed, then, shortly after independence, Palouriotissa, Kaimakli and Omorfita were annexed to the city in 1968. In 1955 an armed struggle against the British rule began aiming to unite the island with Greece, Enosis. The struggle was led by EOKA, a Greek Cypriot nationalist military resistance organisation, and supported by the vast majority of Greek Cypriots. The unification with Greece failed and instead the independence of Cyprus was declared in 1960. During the period of the struggle, Nicosia was the scene of violent protests against the British rule.

Independence and division

In 1960 Nicosia became the capital of the Republic of Cyprus, a state established by the Greek and Turkish Cypriots. In 1963, the Greek Cypriot side proposed amendments to the constitution, which were rejected by the Turkish Cypriot community. During the aftermath of this crisis, on 21 December 1963, intercommunal violence broke out between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. Nicosia was divided into Greek and Turkish Cypriot quarters with the Green Line, named after the colour of the pen used by the United Nations officer to draw the line on a map of the city. This resulted in Turkish Cypriots withdrawing from the government, and following more intercommunal violence in 1964, a number of Turkish Cypriots moved to the Turkish quarter of Nicosia, causing serious overcrowding. On 15 July 1974, there was an attempted coup d'état led by the Greek military junta to unite the island with Greece. The coup ousted president Makarios III and replaced him with pro-enosis nationalist Nikos Sampson. On 20 July 1974, the coup d'état precipitated the invasion of the island by the Turkish army. The operation included two phases. The second phase of the Turkish invasion was performed on 14 August 1974, where the Turkish army advanced their positions, eventually capturing a total of 37% of Cypriot territory including the northern part of Nicosia. The fighting left the island with a massive refugee problem on both sides. On 13 February 1975 the Turkish Cypriot community declared the Turkish Federated State of Cyprus in the area occupied by Turkish forces. On 15 November 1983, Turkish Cypriots proclaimed their independence as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. On 23 April 2003, the Ledra Palace crossing was opened through the Green Line, the first time that crossing was allowed since 1974. This was followed by the opening of Ayios Dometios/Metehan crossing point on 9 May 2003. On 3 April 2008, the Ledra Street crossing was also reopened.

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