DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in London, Ontario, Opening the Largest Convention Hotel in the City
LONDON, Ontario and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton today opened DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario, the city's largest convention hotel, conveniently located in the heart of downtown London, Ontario and connected to the London Convention Centre. This 323-room property opens following a $10 million property-wide renovation of the Hilton London Ontario, including renovated guest rooms and new, vibrant décor throughout. DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario is owned and managed by Holloway Lodging Corporation.
"DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario has been beautifully updated, complete with a heated skywalk to the London Convention Center, and is the perfect addition to our growing portfolio in Canada and around the world," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We are excited to bring our award-winning service culture to this important destination for business and leisure travelers alike, and look forward to delighting them with the little things that create a rewarding travel experience, starting with our signature warm chocolate chip cookie welcome."
DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario, a 22-story high rise, features spacious rooms with a contemporary design. Three special key access floors offer rooms with spectacular views of the city from any direction. Additionally, the hotel offers a private parking garage, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel's public areas and guest rooms, a 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center featuring Precor equipment and heated indoor pool and hot tub.
As part of its renovation, DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario offers all-day dining in its updated restaurant, Blake's Bistro and Bar open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Featuring a renowned all-you-can eat roast beef buffet and signature Conrad Burger, Blake's offers a relaxed atmosphere for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Guests can also start their day with a drink from the hotel's onsite Starbucks or with the brand's Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast, while those preferring to dine in the comfort of their room can conveniently order room service.
Featuring 18 meeting rooms, including the largest ballroom in the city which boasts a capacity of up to 1,200 people, DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario offers guests more than 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. For smaller groups, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord, and all day non-alcoholic beverage service. Catering services and a dedicated event staff are available to enhance any event.
"With our friendly staff and unique offerings, like the Prime Minister and Executive Suites, with spacious, premium rooms that can also accommodate small meetings, DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario is primed to become the go to destination for both business and leisure travelers," said Joe Drummond, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario. "We look forward to welcoming visitors while debuting the hotel's new look and bringing the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to London."
DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario is 15 kilometers from the London International Airport, and is just three blocks from the Via Rail station and Greyhound Bus terminal. Visitors can attend a concert or play at the Grand Theater, visit the Art Gallery of London or stop by Labatt's Brewery to sample beers. Travelers seeking sports entertainment will have convenient access to the nearby Budweiser Gardens and Western Fair District, while those traveling for business will appreciate the close proximity to a number of corporate offices, including Honeywell, Kellogg's, 3M, Teletech, McCormick's, Canada Post, TD/Canada Trust and more.
In addition to the iconic warm chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee choices from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, the refreshing London-based Aroma Actives natural skin and body care line, and an industry-recognized service culture built around the idea of CARE, which stands for Create a Rewarding Experience for guests, team members and the community.
DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. To mark the hotel's opening, Hilton HHonors members will earn double bonus points from January 1, 2016 to June 1, 2016. Based on availability, Gold and Diamond members will enjoy free premium Wi-Fi, upgrades to the hotel's exclusive Hilton HHonors floors and complimentary Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast.
DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario is located at 300 King Street, London, Ontario, N6B 1S2, Canada. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may call +1 519 439 1661 or visit londonontario.doubletree.com.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 590 upscale hotels with more than 136,000 rooms across 48 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 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 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. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 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.Download Article Photos