DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces its Newest South Carolina Hotel, Conveniently Located Across from the North Charleston Convention Center
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) twelve market-leading brands, today debuted DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center, a 142-room hotel located across the street from the North Charleston Convention Center, two miles from Charleston International Airport and 10 miles from historic downtown Charleston. Formerly the Holiday Inn Charleston Airport & Convention Center, the property completed a four million dollar renovation that includes a complete redesign of the lobby, guestrooms and restaurant. DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center is owned by Lowcountry Hotels and managed by Fennell Holdings.
"Ideally situated close to leading businesses and local attractions, DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center is poised to become a top hotel choice for guests seeking full-service accommodations and the award-winning DoubleTree by Hilton service experience, whether traveling for business or leisure," said Dianna Vaughan, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We are thrilled to welcome guests to this beautiful hotel and offer them the 'little things' that have helped build our global reputation, beginning with the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome at check-in."
Guests staying at DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center will enjoy a relaxing retreat marked by an interior featuring suspended wood sculptures, marbled quartz and hardwood accents. The hotel's sophisticated design is inspired by Charleston's calming beaches and relaxed culture, and includes a soothing color palette of grays, whites and blues and artwork that depicts iconic local landmarks such as Waterfront Park's Pineapple Fountain. The hotel's 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center, seasonal outdoor pool open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and complimentary area shuttle service are all designed to meet guests' every need during their stay.
A variety of food and beverage options are conveniently offered on-property. Indigo Restaurant and Lounge features seasonal fare with Lowcountry specialties such as shrimp and grits, fried chicken with seasonal fruit chutney, fresh pastas, steaks and salads, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant serves craft beer and offers guests a daily happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., featuring specials on house beverages and small plates and can be converted into a private dining space outside of breakfast hours. The Made Market Pantry is open 24-hours a day providing guests with grab-and-go options from sandwiches and salads to sweet and salty snacks, coffee, and assorted juices. For guests preferring to dine in the comfort of their guest room, room service is available for all day dining.
With 4,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, including a 1,600-square-foot ballroom, DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center is suited to accommodate varying wedding, meeting and conference needs for up to 120 people. The hotel's premier outdoor space can be tented to create memorable events on either the back patio or Tiki Patio. Among the hotel's meeting rooms is the AIRO Boardroom which boasts video-conferencing technology and a touch-screen Creston Control panel used to easily adjust AV equipment, room lighting settings and presentations. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package from $25 per person, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies such as flipcharts, markers, etc., and all day non-alcoholic beverage service. Catering services and a dedicated events staff are available to ensure every event is truly special.
"With its world-renowned charm and Southern hospitality, travelers are increasingly drawn to Charleston for everything from relaxing family vacations and sports tournaments to outdoor adventures," said Daniel Blumenstock, director of house operations, DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center. "We are excited to join the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio and welcome guests with the brand's first-class service culture."
DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention center is convenient to many businesses and attractions in the area. Visitors can enjoy a concert at North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center; take in the fresh air at Cypress Gardens, Folly Beach or Isle of Palms; explore the Fire Truck Museum, Magnolia Plantation, Middleton Place or Boone Hall Plantation; or take a drive to Historic Charleston, located just 10 miles away. Those traveling for business will appreciate close proximity to corporate offices including Boeing, Cummins, Robert Bosh and Joint Base Charleston.
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 North Charleston - Convention Center 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, on stays from January 25 through April 25, 2016, Diamond Hilton HHonors members will enjoy Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast and 1,000 bonus points; Gold Hilton HHonors members will have the choice of either 1,000 bonus points or complimentary Wake Up DoubleTree breakfast. Based on availability, Gold and Diamond members will also enjoy upgrades to the hotel's exclusive Hilton HHonors floors, and free premium Wi-Fi.
DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston - Convention Center is located at 5264 International Boulevard, North Charleston, South Carolina, 29418. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit northcharlestonconventioncenter.doubletree.com or call +1 843 576 0300.
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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.
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