I will try not to be redundant relative to the other recent reviews. I am also a Hilton Gold member and the hotel upgraded me to the ninth floor and gave access to the Executive Lounge. We had booked a junior suite (about $300 US before tax) and the room they gave us had a small foyer, a dressing area with minibar, a living room and a perfectly sized bedroom. The shower bath was excellent and the toilet and bidet were behind a door for some privacy. Water pressure was good and hotel amenities (Peter Thomas Roth-the full line) were generously replenished. The bath sheets are worthy of the Four Seasons.Robes and nice slippers completed the ensemble.
The breakfast in the Executive Lounge includes the usual pastries, cereal, fruit, cold meats, cheeses and smoked salmon, but adds creamy delicious scrambled eggs, hard boiled eggs, bacon and sausage for a complete meal. The whole grain bread is outstanding.
If you have had a big lunch, you could skip dinner and make a repast out of the panini bites and other appetizers offered at cocktail hour.
We had a very good meal in the hotel's restaurant Zinc. The highlights were an asparagus salad with slow-poached egg, sugar cane shrimp, and a trio of lamb. The tiramisu and panna cotta are out of this world. The Piper Heideseck rose by the glass was delicious.
No surprises on the bill at checkout.
The staff are superbly trained professionals, and the level of service is on par with the Ritz or Four Seasons. In terms of Hilton, it is more like a Conrad then a US Hilton. One of them said that they were like a family. If so, the parents did a great job.
The only cons for us were the relatively small pool, with limited seating, and the attachment of the minibar door to the closet door, which seemed awkward.
The hotel is a calming respite from the tourist hustle bustle of Old Town.