DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central Opens After £11 Million Refurbishment
Upscale Hotel Welcomes Guests to Centre of Glasgow
GLASGOW, Scotland and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 13 market-leading brands, today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, located in the centre of the popular town. The property is owned and managed by Amaris Hospitality and is joining Hilton's Scottish portfolio of 16 properties.
Having undergone a £11 million refurbishment, this new hotel in the centre of Glasgow is home to 300 modern guest rooms, including three fully equipped suites. DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central also offers world-class conference facilities with Scotland's largest hotel meeting space, The Grand Ballroom. The ballroom can accommodate up to 1,500 meeting or event attendees, making it the perfect space in Scotland for large events, conferences and weddings. A further 12 meeting spaces are also available on site, all with natural daylight and state-of-the-art equipment.
Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton said, "The sophisticated property offers close proximity to a number of top attractions, including the SSE Hydro arena, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and major nearby businesses. Beyond this, DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central offers guests the welcoming comforts and hospitality that travelers can expect from DoubleTree by Hilton, starting with the presentation of a warm, Chocolate Chip Cookie at check-in, a symbol of the kindness that makes a stay with us so memorable."
Guests can unwind and refresh at the hotel's heated pool, sauna and steam rooms. Additionally, the property's restaurant, Brisket, offers another space for guests to relax. Available for breakfast and dinner, the new eatery provides a range of European and British foods. Prepared by the Hotel Banqueting Chef of the year, Billy Campbell, the restaurant will be specialising in meat dishes, with the showpiece being the slow cooked Brisket. The Cask bar is also available on site and will offer a unique selection of local and international craft beers and fine wines in a stylish setting.
John Brennan, CEO of Amaris Hospitality said, "We are extremely excited to be opening the new DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel after an extensive £11 million investment and refurbishment. This wonderful, city-centre hotel is Amaris Hospitality's second Hilton brand hotel in Scotland. We look for great hotels in world class locations and the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel is the perfect addition to the Amaris portfolio."
As part of the Hilton portfolio of brands, guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central are also encouraged to participate in Hilton HHonors, Hilton's free-to-join loyalty program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, including:
- An exclusive member rate at more than 4,500 hotels worldwide
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- Unforgettable, exclusive experiences, available via Points at HHonors.com/auctions, such as access to private concerts or sought-after events.
DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central is located at Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN, United Kingdom. The hotel offers great airport transport links and is within 14 kilometres of Glasgow International Airport, which offers flights to over 100 destinations.
For more information or to make reservations, please visit DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, or call +44-141-332 3311. For more information, or to join Hilton HHonors, visit HHonors.com. For more news on DoubleTree by Hilton hotel openings, visit news.doubletree.com.
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ABOUT AMARIS HOSPITALITY
Amaris Hospitality was established by Lone Star in July 2015 and brought together a unique portfolio of hotel properties, from four separate portfolios acquired by Lone Star over the last three years.
Last year, Amaris Hospitality unveiled its plans to rebrand 23 hotels from its portfolio as part of a £100 million strategy and investment programme aimed at accelerating the growth and development of the Group's hotel portfolio. Amaris Hospitality's three key business divisions is comprised of over 70 hotels trading under eight leading hotel brands. Currently, the Group has over 13,000 rooms, employs over 5,000 people and its business divisions have combined sales totalling more than £400 million, making Amaris Hospitality one of the largest hotel owners and managers in the UK.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 590 upscale hotels with more than 135,000 rooms across 47 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,100 properties with more than 971,000 rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 103 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.