Doubletree By Hilton Invites Travellers To Enjoy Christmas In Style
LONDON - The fast-growing collection of DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the UK, which currently totals 18, has a wealth of Christmas packages on offer this festive season. Whether guests are looking for a Christmas retreat in Scotland, a ghostly punt along the river Cam in Cambridge or a sumptuous dinner from a celebrity chef in historic Chester, DoubleTree by Hilton hotels across the country have a variety of creative Christmas getaways to choose from.
Christmas in Cambridge - two nights from £223.95 per person
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge is welcoming guests for a Christmas Day lunch in the hotel's exquisite Riverside Brasserie restaurant. Guests can banish the stress of hosting Christmas at home by checking into the stylish riverside hotel on Christmas Eve until Boxing Day from £223.95 per person, including Christmas lunch and breakfast.1 The four-course meal includes a glass of champagne on arrival in the Twist Bar, a choice of three starters, main courses and desserts and coffee served with petit fours. To book, please call 01223 259988.
Scottish Winter-Wonderland Retreat in Dunblane - two nights from £229 per person
DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro is offering a relaxed, two night retreat over Christmas from £229 per person. Guests will be welcomed on Christmas Eve with tea, scones and cakes before a roaring fire and will enjoy two nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in a standard guest room. Dinner on Christmas Eve is served in the hotel's restaurant - The Kailyard by Nick Nairn, who was Scotland's youngest Michelin Star winner. On Christmas Day guests will be treated to a traditional festive lunch and a gala buffet in the evening, all part of the standard package price2. To book, please call 01786 826 637.
Set within 10 acres of private landscaped grounds, the Victorian-style DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro hotel offers breathtaking views over the village of Dunblane. Boasting a stunning, winter-wonderland setting, this luxurious Scottish countryside retreat is less than an hour's drive or train ride from either Edinburgh or Glasgow.
Festive Fun in the Heart of London - two nights at Marble Arch from £245 per person or one night at Victoria from £110 per person
Travellers wanting to grab some last-minute Christmas shopping, safe in the knowledge that someone else is taking care of their Christmas Day arrangements can take advantage of DoubleTree by Hilton London - Marble Arch's festive two-night break from £245 per person, which includes all the following meals3. Guests can soak up the atmosphere of Oxford Street on Christmas Eve before being welcomed at the hotel with a champagne afternoon tea, followed by a candlelit dinner at the hotel's restaurant Fire & Spice. After a breakfast in bed, or in Fire & Spice, guests are free to explore the city or take a stroll in Hyde Park before Christmas Day lunch is served at 1pm. A light dinner will be served that evening, in the lounge or in the guest's room, featuring a selection of cold meats, salad, cheese and dessert and in the morning travellers can enjoy a late breakfast before hitting the Boxing Day sales. To book, please call 020 7935 2361.
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Victoria is also welcoming guests on Christmas Day. From £110 per person, visitors can enjoy overnight accommodation in a twin or queen guest room, plus an included festive Christmas Day buffet lunch featuring a wide selection of starters, mains and desserts. There will even be a special visit from Santa with a gift for every child staying at the hotel on Christmas Day. To book, please call 020 7834 8123.
Marco Pierre White festive dining in Chester - dinner, overnight stay & spa from £120 per person
DoubleTree by Hilton Chester's Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill is putting on a delectable festive spread for Christmas Day which, combined with an overnight stay in a King or Twin guest room in this stylish spa hotel, starts from just £120 per person4. Bringing the celebrity chef's glitz and glamour to the traditional festive feast, Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill will treat guests to a five course Christmas lunch, including Champagne and canapés to start and mince pies to finish. To book, please call 01244 408800.
All overnight guests have complimentary access to the hotel's lavish spa with its sauna, steam room, hammam, indoor swimming pool and Watsu pool with waterfall and retractable roof. A range of spa treatments are available for an additional charge.5
Christmas in City Cafe, Manchester - Christmas Day meal and overnight stay from £144 per person
DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester - Piccadilly is offering visitors the chance to enjoy champagne on arrival, a seven-course festive meal on Christmas Day and an overnight stay with breakfast on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day in a Queen guest room in this glamorous city-centre hotel from just £144 per adult and £99 per child6. The indulgent lunch will be served in the hotel's destination AA Rosette restaurant, City Café, which offers guests a fine dining experience in softly styled surroundings. To book, please call 0161 242 1020.
For more information or to make reservations, please visit www.doubletree.com, call 0870 590 9090 or contact your travel agent.
Notes to Editors
1 Prices between 24 - 26 December 2012 at DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge start from £129 per room, per night based on two people sharing a king bed or two twin bed guestrooms on a bed and breakfast basis. Christmas Day Lunch is served from 12.30pm until 3.00pm in the Riverside Brasserie from £94.95 per person, adults only.
2 The "Christmas Break" package at DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro is a relaxed two-night stay in a standard Guest Room costing £229 per person, to include welcome tea with scones and cakes in the Stuart Lounge, dinner on both evenings, bed and breakfast plus Christmas Day lunch
3 Check in opens at 3pm on 24 December 2012 and the price per person includes a sumptuous champagne afternoon tea, candlelit sinner in Fire & Spice from 7pm on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day lunch in Fire & Spice from 1pm, a light dinner served in the lounge or in the guests' room and breakfast on both mornings, for £245.00 per person. Extra nights on the 23, 26, 27, 28 or29 December from £111 per room, per night. Prices are based on two persons sharing a Double Room.
4 The Christmas Day lunch menu at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill is from £75 per person and rooms at the hotel are available from £89, room-only, based on double occupancy.
5 The spa is closed on Christmas Day but re-opens on Boxing Day from 8am - 8pm.
6 The "Christmas Day in City Café" package at DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester - Piccadilly includes one night accommodation, breakfast, a glass of champagne on arrival and a seven-course meal, from £144 per adult and from £99 per child. Accommodation quoted on a single occupancy basis, additional double/twin occupancy charge will apply
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