DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in Pointe Noire
DoubleTree by Hilton Pointe Noire invites guests to experience Hilton’s renowned hospitality in Congo’s port city
POINTE NOIRE, Congo and MCLEAN, Va. - Congo’s second largest city welcomes one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) 15 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton. The hotel opens as the first globally recognised hotel brand in Pointe Noire and joins an existing six DoubleTree by Hilton properties in Africa.
Conveniently located on the Boulevard de General Gaulle, DoubleTree by Hilton Pointe Noire enjoys easy access to an array of shops, restaurants and bars. The hotel boasts a prime location, as it is just a short walk away from the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Port Pointe Noire and a four-kilometre drive away from Pointe Noire, Congo Airport. The hotel is a two-kilometre drive to the train station, where travellers can take a short train ride out of the city to one of the many historic landmarks, including Odzala National Park and Counkouati-Douli National Park. Guests can also spend the day at the city’s famous beachfront, Cote Mondaine – the perfect spot for surfing, walking or running along the shore with friends and family.
Additional hotel features include:
ROOMS AND AMENITIES
The hotel has 120 elegantly designed guestrooms, including 13 deluxe rooms, as well as seven suites with a separate living area and relaxation suite amenities including, a Sweet Dreams bed, 55-inch flat screen TV and two-seater sofa. All guestrooms come with a wall-mounted HDTV, coffee and tea making facilities, a work desk with an ergonomic chair, in room safe and USB points.
Guest can also take advantage of the hotel’s leisure facilities, including a pool and 24-hour fitness club.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
For groups looking to host meetings or events, DoubleTree by Hilton Pointe Noire offers more than 200 square metres of flexible space, with the largest room holding up to 110 delegates. The four meeting and event spaces benefit from floor-to-ceiling windows, bringing in natural daylight and displaying the hotel’s beautiful ocean views. A spacious outdoor terrace is also available, providing guests with a space for coffee breaks during a conference or pre-cocktail reception area before an event.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s all-day restaurant, La Cambuse – starting the day right with a hearty breakfast, as well as having the option of lunch and dinner in a vibrant yet relaxing setting. There are a range of cuisines and specialities to choose from, combining of a range of French, Italian and international specialities with a tasty local twist. Guests can also enjoy al fresco dinging on the open terrace overlooking the hotel’s garden. For those looking to cosy up after a meal or indulge in a drink or two, the Buzz Bar is also available. A variety of daily cocktails along with popular spirts, wines and beers are available or one of the barista’s creative hot and cold coffee specials.
“As guests arrive at our hotel in Pointe Noire, we are delighted to give them a warm DoubleTree by Hilton welcome which starts with our signature DoubleTree Cookie upon arrival,” said Roland Garoute, general manager. “The hotel brings something new to the city for travellers and locals alike, as we open the first globally-branded hotel. Guests can enjoy a host of experiences within close proximity of the hotel or enjoying the city’s French feel through the hotel’s mouth-watering cuisine – there is something for everyone.”
The property is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 15 world-class brands comprising more than 5,500 properties with nearly 895,000 rooms, in 109 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.
DoubleTree by Hilton Pointe Noire is located at 127 Denis Loemba Avenue City, Pointe Noire, Congo.
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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.