DoubleTree by Hilton opens in the Royal Borough of London Kingston upon Thames
Upscale Hotel Welcomes Guests to the Heart of the Riverside Town
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, London and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton (NYSE: HLT) 13 market-leading brands, today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston upon Thames, located in the centre of the popular riverside town. The upscale hotel joins 72 DoubleTree by Hilton properties open across Europe and is the first Hilton-branded property in the Kingston market.
Boasting 146 modern guest rooms and suites, the hotel caters to the growing demand for upscale accommodation sought by the city's diverse set of travellers. The stylish property, managed by Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts and asset managed by EQ Hotels Ltd, offers close proximity to a number of top attractions, with central London only a short train ride away.
Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, "Whether in South London on business or visiting popular attractions, like Hampton Court Palace or the River Thames, DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston upon Thames provides visitors with an enticing new destination, kind and friendly service and a warm, Chocolate Chip Cookie welcome cherished by the brand."
As the newest dining option to the neighbourhood, Hawkers Bar and Brasserie pays homage to Kingston's extensive contribution to the history of aviation. With its modern design as well as its lively indoor and outdoor atmosphere, Hawkers Bar and Brasserie boasts a trend-setting menu with a selection of contemporary dishes to complement its vast choice of local craft beers, spirits and wine, as well as a signature Afternoon Tea.
In addition to the hotel's inviting dining options, DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston upon Thames offers world-class conference facilities outside of the hustle and bustle of London city. Three flexible function rooms are available to host casual business meetings, training sessions or personal events. The largest of the spaces can accommodate up to 260 people, along with offering a pre-conference and events area. Guests also have access to the 24/7 fitness centre which features state-of-the-art Precor equipment.
Beyond the iconic warm Chocolate Chip Cookie welcome, the hotel provides guests with a full complement of services and DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including the Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast, an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee and a refreshing array of the Aroma Actives Essentials natural skin and body care line.
Nicholas Northam, managing director of Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts, said: "On behalf of all at Interstate, we're thrilled to be managing the new DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston-upon-Thames. The hotel in an excellent location and we're confident its opening will be warmly welcomed.
"This is the first hotel opening to take place since I joined the company as managing director in November 2016 and so it holds special significance for me personally. I look forward to seeing the hotel flourish in the coming months and years as guests enjoy its offering of convenience, style and relaxation."
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DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston upon Thames is located at 1 Skerne Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5FJ, United Kingdom. For more information or to make a booking please visit doubletree.hilton.com or call 44-0203-0960099.
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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.Download Article Photos