DoubleTree by Hilton Joins the Historic Walled City of York
Brand welcomes guests to one of the UK’s most beautiful and iconic cities
YORK, UK and MCLEAN, Va. - York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth, today welcomes one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton. Conveniently located in the centre of York and opposite the city's historic walls, DoubleTree by Hilton York joins Hilton York and Hampton by Hilton York - paving the way as the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the city.
Surrounded by medieval walls and iconic buildings, York offers a cosmopolitan centre for enterprise, creativity and commerce. Near the hotel, guests can uncover York's famous landmarks and attractions, including nearby York Minster, the largest church of its kind in Northern Europe[i]. Travellers can also delve into history at The Jorvik Viking Centre or discover the largest collection of railway objects in the world at The National Railway Museum. To wind down, guests can enjoy York's vibrant café culture at one of the many heritage taverns or stylish riverside bars.
Additional hotel features and amenities include:
Guests can dine at the hotel's charming on-site Yorkshire Bar and Grill restaurant, which celebrates the very best of the region's produce. Guests can enjoy an array of local home-comforts, light bites and delicious seasonal dishes served in the courtyard garden or in the beautifully designed restaurant. Guests can unwind after dinner at the hotel bar or, for those who want to stay in, there is an in-room dining service.
The hotel has 143 stylish, full-refurbished guest rooms - many of which have views of the City Walls. All guests are greeted with a warm welcome and signature DoubleTree Cookie upon arrival. To help burn off those delicious Cookie calories, there is a 24-hour gym at the hotel, with state-of-the-art equipment!
- MEETINGS & EVENTS
The hotel also boasts York's newest purpose built meeting space with integrated audio visual equipment, wide screen projection and HDMI connectivity, capable of hosting up to 250 guests. There is a stunning courtyard garden for delegates to enjoy throughout the day.
"We are delighted to be welcoming guests to the latest destination in York, which has the most recently refurbished accommodation in the city," said Graham Usher, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton York. "The hotel is perfectly located, near to key landmarks in this historic city, which attracts a vast number of travellers each year. From those wanting to explore or wishing to host conferences in our versatile meeting spaces, we cater for every type of traveller."
DoubleTree by Hilton York is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. 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.
Owned by Siva Hotels and managed by Hospitality Management International (HMI), DoubleTree by Hilton York is located at St Maurice's Road, York, just under a mile away from York Railway Station and approximately one hour's drive from Leeds Bradford airport.
For more information or to make a reservation, travellers may visit the hotel's website dtyork.doubletreebyhilton.com or call +44 (0)1904 638 086. For more news on DoubleTree by Hilton openings, visit news.doubletree.com.
[i] York Minster
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.