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Going to the Goodwood Festival of Speed? Check out the Waldorf Astoria Viewing Platform.

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If you at the Goodwood Festival of Speed today or over the weekend, here is something to look out for.

The Waldorf Astoria Viewing Platform is a new viewing area launched this year.  The public can, subject to space being available, go onto the lower level.  However, if you have Hilton Honors Gold or Diamond status you can access the exclusive top deck.

Goodwood Festival of Speed Waldorf Astoria platform

As well as better views, you will receive free champagne and be able to enjoy Waldorf Astoria Red Velvet cupcakes!

You don’t need to have your Hilton Honors card to hand but you will need to be able to give your account number to the staff on duty.  Alternatively, download the app and put your status card into your mobile wallet.

Goodwood Festival of Speed Waldorf Astoria platform

There is no mention of guest access but it would be odd if a +1 was not allowed.  Nick sent me a couple of pictures – the top deck is pretty much deserted because Hilton never told people about this deal!

If you download the Goodwood app you can find confirmation of these details on the page explaining how the Waldorf Astoria Viewing Platform operates.  Thanks to Nick for the pictures.

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