Dec 14, 2012Fifth DoubleTree by Hilton Opens In Turkey

DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul – Avcilar Becomes Upscale Brand’s Latest Istanbul Addition with Locations in the Historic Old Town, Moda on the Asian side, and now Avcilar.

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ISTANBUL - DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Turkey, in the Avcilar district of Istanbul. DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar is ideally located in the new trade and business center on the western side of Istanbul, within easy reach of the historic old town, Istanbul Ataturk Airport and the IFM Fair Centre & World Trade Centre.

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, "We are thrilled to be adding yet another hotel to our already superb portfolio in Turkey. DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar's tall steel structure is a striking example of Istanbul's meteoric rise as a global center, and visitors to the city will now be able to experience the warm DoubleTree by Hilton welcome in a new prime location."

DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar offers 231 contemporary guestrooms and suites that meet the needs of every kind of traveler with stylish and beautifully designed interiors, public areas and restaurants. As one of the tallest buildings made entirely of steel in Europe, the hotel offers unmatched views of the Marmara Sea and the Kucukcekmece Lake. Guests also benefit from the added rewards of the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program.

Guest rooms each provide a comfortable retreat, complete with flat-screen satellite TV; high-speed complimentary Wi-Fi; mini fridge; laptop safe; and in-room tea and coffee making services. The hotel also features two duplex suites, with spacious upscale lounge areas and floor to ceiling windows overlooking Istanbul.

Özkan Alkan, general manager, said, "We are delighted to open this stunning new hotel in a fantastic business and leisure location in Istanbul. Guests will experience the world famous DoubleTree by Hilton welcome and warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in, and we look forward to offering a stylish accommodation experience."

Dining options at the hotel include the Ganos Restaurant, which serves à la carte local Turkish cuisine, as well as delicious international dishes. The Terrace Bar offers a chic atmosphere and capacity for up to 90 people to enjoy a varied menu of drinks and cocktails. In the Lobby Lounge & Bar, guests can choose from a selection of the Chef's gourmet sandwiches, pastries and typical Turkish desserts. DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar also offers 24-hour room service, ideal for busy business travelers or those arriving late at night to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. For guests looking to exercise or relax whilst on their travels, the hotel features a fully-equipped fitness center, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, indoor swimming pool, and spa with aromatherapy and reflexology treatments.

For meeting and events, DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar presents eight meeting rooms, accommodating between ten and 750 delegates plus a multi-function ballroom for large conferences or social events. Business travelers and conference guests benefit from state-of-the-art technology, a dedicated conference team and the Hilton HHonors Event Bonus program which offers points & miles when guests book any meeting, conference, wedding, family reunion or other special occasion.

DoubleTree by Hilton now welcomes travelers to a rewarding hotel experience with a fast-growing network of 35 hotels throughout Europe, with locations in cities such as London, Zagreb, Amsterdam and Milan. The upscale, full-service hotel brand has seen remarkable growth since its European introduction in the spring of 2008 with DoubleTree by Hilton hotels now open in nine countries across Europe.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar is located at Cihangir Mah. D 100 Guney Yan Yol No: 289, Istanbul, 34310, Turkey. For more information about the hotel or to make reservations, please visit www.doubletree.com, call 90-212-4564646 or contact your travel agent.

Contacts:
Lauralee Dobbins
Daly Gray Public Relations
+1 703 435 6293
Lauralee@dalygray.com

Maggie Giddens
DoubleTree by Hilton
+1 703 883 5346
maggie.giddens@hilton.com

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