- The Hilton Mexico City Santa Fehotel is celebrating Barbie’s 60th anniversary by partnering with Mattel to offer the “ultimate Barbie glamping experience.”
- Glamping combines “glamour” and “camping,” and can be much more luxurious than sleeping in an outdoor tent.
- Guests of the hotel can stay in one of two doll-themed bedrooms, eat pink food from a Barbie-inspired menu, or lounge outside on pink pool chairs.
- The suite will be offered until December, and cost between $US189 and $US229 per night.
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2019 marks Barbie’s 60th anniversary, and the famous doll is being celebrated in many ways, with the release of a new range of Barbie toys and the brand’s recent collaboration on a retro sneaker with Puma.
You can also celebrate the occasion by staying in a Barbie-themed room at the Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe. The hotel has joined forces with Mattel to transform one of its rooms into a “glamping”-style suite that’s fit for the famous doll. The hotel has also created a Barbie-themed dining menu, and included plenty of photo ops.
Depending on when you stay at the Barbie Suite, which is offered until December 2019, the room costs between $US189 and $US229 per night. From pink food to doll-themed bedrooms, here’s a look inside the suite.
The Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe hotel has partnered with Mattel to celebrate Barbie’s 60th anniversary.
Hilton and Mattel mainly worked together on creating “the ultimate Barbie glamping experience,” according to a press release that Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe provided to INSIDER, but you don’t have to stay in the Barbie-themed suite to partake in the celebration.
Guests of the hotel are greeted with Barbie-themed decor as soon as they walk inside, with the check-in desk lined with a pink Barbie carpet and matching velvet ropes.
There’s no shortage of photo ops throughout the hotel.
A giant pink pump is located inside the hotel’s entrance, providing the perfect place to take photos.
Staying in the Barbie-themed hotel room costs $US189 per night on weekdays, and $US229 per night on weekends.
The room and other Barbie-themed amenities will be available until December 2019. They took 20 weeks to create, according to the press release.
The hotel’s lobby is filled with Barbie artwork.
The lobby is also home to a “collection of rare Barbie dolls from the past six decades,” according to Hilton representatives.
A pink Barbie-themed carpet leads hotel guests to their bedrooms.
There are even more paintings, photographs, and Barbie dolls throughout the hallways.
The hotel’s Barbie Suite is located behind a baby-pink door.
There’s also a matching Barbie-themed welcome mat placed right outside the room.
Inside, hotel guests will find two adjoining rooms: one meant for adults, and one intended for children.
The adult bedroom can house up to two guests, and features a single black-and-white bed with Barbie-monogrammed pillows.
The room is also filled with multiple framed photos, including one that showcases Barbie’s evolution over the past six decades.
Even the room’s bathroom was inspired by Barbie.
Barbie-shaped window clings are attached to the shower, and a matching floor mat is included inside.
Connected to the adult’s room is another Barbie-themed section.
It can accommodate up to four children or two adults.
“Glamping,” or glamorous camping, is the theme of this Barbie-inspired room.
The room is home to “a life-sized DreamCamper,” which doubles as a place for kids to play in and sleep, according to the press release.
The idea was to create a space where guests could go “glamping,” which combines glamour and camping.
“Barbie loves to travel, enjoys nature, and cares about the environment, without forgoing the comfort of the most sophisticated accommodations,” Andres Korngold, the General Manager of Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe, said in the press release.
Next to the camper is a play area for children who stay in the suite.
The area has an outdoor aesthetic, and includes a grass-like floor and curtains that are printed with a night-sky pattern. There are also plenty of Barbie dolls and accessories to play with.
In the bathroom, children can use Barbie-themed products from Colgate and Avon.
Not only are Barbie toothpastes and shampoos included in the hotel bathroom, but children will also have access to a Barbie styling doll.
Hotel guests can indulge in a pink meal at the location’s MADERA restaurant.
To celebrate the doll’s 60th anniversary, the on-sight MADERA restaurant is offering a Barbie-inspired menu. It’s said to include food such as “heart-shaped pizzas, gnocchi in pink sauce, red-velvet treats, and strawberry ice cream,” according to hotel representatives.
Breakfast includes an array of fruit dishes.
Pink parfait is served with yogurt, currants, and granola, as well as pink milkshakes and “Barbie Smoothies.”
There are also tons of pink desserts to order at the restaurant.
MADERA will serve heart-shaped cakes topped with red fruits and strawberry jam, raspberry sponge cake, and red-velvet pastries.
Some desserts are served in wine glasses.
This dish appears to feature sponge cake, cream, and berries.
Even a section of the hotel’s pool is dedicated to Barbie.
Lounge chairs at the pool are covered in pink Barbie-printed cushions, and a matching curtain surrounds the themed area.
To find out more about the Barbie Suite, visit the Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe website.
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