DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in the Heart of Royal Borough of Greenwich in Former Royal Metropolitan Police Academy
Hotel brand welcomes its first hotel in the home of world time and Prime Meridian
GREENWICH, London and MCLEAN, Va. - The Royal Borough of Greenwich welcomes one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton, into its town today. Located in the world's Prime Meridian, where royal legacy is combined with contemporary architecture, DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich paves the way as the first Hilton-branded property in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Guests can delve into the culture of Greenwich town, as the award-winning 1940's landmark building is ideally located just steps from the historic World Heritage Sites of the original Royal Residence of Queen Elisabeth 1st, Royal Observatory, The Royal Navy College and the famous Cutty Sark. Travellers can soak up the picturesque panoramic views of the River Thames and the City of London's skyline from the top of London's oldest Royal Park, Greenwich Park. DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich also enjoys close proximity to Central London, with the city's top attractions just a short train ride away.
"The Royal Borough of Greenwich is a unique location, offering an excellent homebase for guests traveling to explore the town's notable attractions or for those heading into the bustling city centre of London," said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We are excited to be opening the newest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio and providing guests with a memorable stay, beginning with our signature warm DoubleTree Cookie upon arrival."
The exquisitely-designed Oasis O1 restaurant presents Greenwich with a relaxed and unique setting to dine - day or night - and offers international cuisine and locally-sourced ingredients, which change with each season. After indulging in the restaurant's inviting menu, guests can cosy up at the O1 Bar, with some of the best wines, cocktails and champagnes in the area.
DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich also boasts two meeting rooms capable of hosting up to 70 people. Including a pre function area with a private bar, the hotel can provide great space for corporate events and social gatherings. Guests can also refresh with 24-hour access to the fitness centre, featuring top-of-the-range Precor equipment.
"We look forward to welcoming guests and providing the warm and caring DoubleTree service throughout their stay," said Rory O'Leary, general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich. "We are certain the hotel is going to meet the needs of all travellers, whether the guest is heading to a concert at the nearby O2 Arena, in town for an exhibit at the ExCel Conference & Event Centre, or visiting the financial centre in Canary Wharf, we are the perfect fit."
Beyond the iconic, warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome, the hotel provides guests with a full complement of services and DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including the Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast.
DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, such as an exclusive member discount, free Wi-Fi and a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay. Members can also redeem their Points for free nights, to gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform or to make purchases with Amazon Shop With Points.
DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich is located at Catherine Grove, Greenwich, London, SE10 8BB, United Kingdom.
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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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