DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Ahmedabad
Opening marks second Hilton property in India in under 60 days
AHMEDABAD, India and MCLEAN, Va. - Global hospitality chain, Hilton (NYSE: HLT), today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The property, which is the latest addition to Hilton’s growing portfolio in India, is an iconic structure that is centrally located in the heart of India’s first World Heritage City near the Sarkhej–Gandhinagar Highway, offering expansive views of the city. DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad is a unit of Hirise Hospitality Pvt Ltd and managed by Hilton.
“Ahmedabad is an important business and commercial destination, and we are thrilled to mark our presence with the opening of our first DoubleTree by Hilton property here,” said Navjit Ahluwalia, senior vice president and country head, Hilton India. “We are delighted with our collaboration with Hirise Hospitality and look forward to welcoming our guests with exceptional experiences and warm hospitality as we expand Hilton’s portfolio of world-class brands in the country.”
Towering over the central business district, DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad is ideally located to provide guests easy access to the city’s major industrial hubs, business district, and shopping, dining and entertainment arenas for a holistic destination experience. The hotel is 35 minutes away from Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.
“DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad is proof of our continued belief in the growth of Gujarat, particularly Ahmedabad city,” said Tanmay Bathwal, managing director, Hirise Hospitality Pvt Ltd. The hotel offers comfortable accommodations, smartly designed meeting spaces and the most tastefully curated food and beverage outlets in the city. We look forward to welcoming guests here."
DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad offers a variety of dining and entertainment choices and boasts the city’s first outdoor rooftop swimming pool. The hotel presents two dining outlets, Wave, the all-day dining restaurant offering a delectable buffet spread of Indian, Southeast Asian and Western flavors, and Hop, the café-style lobby lounge that offers grab and go snacks and beverages. For guests who enjoy service round the clock, the hotel also offers 24-hour in-room dining and a 24-hour fitness center.
“The opening of a second DoubleTree by Hilton property in India in less than 60 days is a testament to our long-term commitment in India and tremendous growth across the Asia Pacific region,” said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We are thrilled that even more visitors to India will be able to enjoy our exceptional service and amenities, all starting with our signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome.”
The 173 spacious rooms, including seven suites, offer city views with modern interiors, floor-to-ceiling windows and are equipped with signature DoubleTree by Hilton amenities such as DoubleTree Sweet Dreams® Sleep Experience bedding.
The hotel’s prime location makes it a perfect venue for hosting conferences and events. The property features 15,000 square feet of events space and offers six conference rooms and a pillarless Grand Ballroom ideal for weddings, meetings and conferences. The Executive Lounge on the 10th floor offers panoramic views of the city skyline and exudes a perfect blend of sophistication and functionality.
Designed by Studio Symbiosis, DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad boasts stunning architecture and stands testimony to the grandeur of Ahmedabad’s rich heritage and culture. Paying ode to River Sabarmati, the exterior of the hotel mirrors its magnificent waves, a symbol of continuity. The entry to the hotel is marked with a column-less cantilever that creates a dramatic entrance space and leads to a meandering staircase that adds to the old-world charm. DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad has received multiple awards for its architecture and design, including the Best Hospitality Project of the Year International Property Award.
DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program of 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 WiFi. 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.
Guests can make reservations at DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad by visiting https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/india/doubletree-by-hilton-ahmedabad-AMDDIDI/index.html or by calling +91-79-41050000. 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 nearly 560 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.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to 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