DoubleTree by Hilton Grows Portfolio in Illinois with Mt. Vernon Hotel Opening
DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon welcomes guests with thoughtful amenities and convenient access to local attractions
MT. VERNON, Ill. - DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon opens its doors today, welcoming guests to southern Illinois with the first full-service hotel in the area.
Featuring 200 guest rooms, the hotel is located just outside Mt. Vernon’s city center with convenient access to highways 57 and 64 that lead to surrounding cities including St. Louis, Missouri to the West; Chicago, Illinois to the North; Memphis, Tennessee to the South; and Indianapolis, Indiana to the East. DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon also provides travelers easy access to popular attractions, including the Appellate Courthouse, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts and Aquatic Zoo Waterpark.
“We are excited to open our doors to travelers seeking full-service lodging and thoughtful service in Mt. Vernon, all starting with our signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie at check-in,” said Michael Carbonaro, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon. “DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon is slated to provide the ultimate welcome to visitors traveling to the area for business and leisure alike.”
Additional hotel features and amenities include:
On-site restaurant and bar Double Overtime Grill boasts an upscale sports bar vibe and specializes in American cuisine, serving a variety of classic entrees such as hand-cut steaks, prime rib, seafood, Kobe burgers and fried bologna sandwiches. After a delicious meal, guests can indulge in a signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie, craft beers, wine and liquor while watching a game or show on any one of the restaurant’s eight TVs. Additionally, guests can enjoy room service and snacks, sandwiches and salads in the 24-hour convenience shop.
DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon offers an array of thoughtful amenities, such as the large atrium with a 30-foot water feature and natural light guests can enjoy during their stay. The hotel also boasts modern guest rooms with contemporary décor, complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-refrigerator, microwave, lounge chair and an ergonomic work space. Guests can unwind in a spacious suite with a balcony, separate living area, sofa sleeper and an extra bathroom. Some suites offer an oversized balcony with atrium views and a dining area. Accessible rooms are also available, which include standard amenities plus extra features for accessibility needs. Guests seeking exercise or relaxation have a variety of options, including the fitness center with Life Fitness® equipment and free weights and the heated indoor pool and whirlpool.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
With more than 9,000 square feet of meeting space, DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon is the perfect venue for weddings, business meetings and other gatherings. Ideal for large conferences and events, the hotel offers more than 6,000 square feet of banquet and break out rooms for up to 600 guests. The hotel also offers more than 1,700 square feet of separate meeting rooms and more than 1,500 square feet of space in the Atrium, which expands the event space near the ballroom. In addition, DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon features an events space for hosting a wedding for up to 400 guests and a dedicated events team to assist in planning.
DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly 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, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.
Owned by Baldwin Enterprises and managed by Waterton, DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon is located at 222 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864.
For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit dtmtvernon.doubletreebyhilton.com or call 618-244-7100. For more news on DoubleTree by Hilton, visit newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 565 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents. Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community. Thanks to the dedication of its Team Members, DoubleTree by Hilton ensures the absolute best experiences for guests and continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings, and meetings and event 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.
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