Sep 28, 2016DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central Opens After £11 Million Refurbishment

Upscale Hotel Welcomes Guests to Centre of Glasgow

This information originated in U.K. English.

GLASGOW, Scotland and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 13 market-leading brands, today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, located in the centre of the popular town. The property is owned and managed by Amaris Hospitality and is joining Hilton's Scottish portfolio of 16 properties.  

Having undergone a £11 million refurbishment, this new hotel in the centre of Glasgow is home to 300 modern guest rooms, including three fully equipped suites. DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central also offers world-class conference facilities with Scotland's largest hotel meeting space, The Grand Ballroom. The ballroom can accommodate up to 1,500 meeting or event attendees, making it the perfect space in Scotland for large events, conferences and weddings. A further 12 meeting spaces are also available on site, all with natural daylight and state-of-the-art equipment.

Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton said, "The sophisticated property offers close proximity to a number of top attractions, including the SSE Hydro arena, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and major nearby businesses. Beyond this, DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central offers guests the welcoming comforts and hospitality that travelers can expect from DoubleTree by Hilton, starting with the presentation of a warm, Chocolate Chip Cookie at check-in, a symbol of the kindness that makes a stay with us so memorable."

Guests can unwind and refresh at the hotel's heated pool, sauna and steam rooms. Additionally, the property's restaurant, Brisket, offers another space for guests to relax. Available for breakfast and dinner, the new eatery provides a range of European and British foods. Prepared by the Hotel Banqueting Chef of the year, Billy Campbell, the restaurant will be specialising in meat dishes, with the showpiece being the slow cooked Brisket. The Cask bar is also available on site and will offer a unique selection of local and international craft beers and fine wines in a stylish setting.  

John Brennan, CEO of Amaris Hospitality said, "We are extremely excited to be opening the new DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel after an extensive £11 million investment and refurbishment. This wonderful, city-centre hotel is Amaris Hospitality's second Hilton brand hotel in Scotland. We look for great hotels in world class locations and the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel is the perfect addition to the Amaris portfolio."

As part of the Hilton portfolio of brands, guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central are also encouraged to participate in Hilton HHonors, Hilton's free-to-join loyalty program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, including:

DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central is located at Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN, United Kingdom. The hotel offers great airport transport links and is within 14 kilometres of Glasgow International Airport, which offers flights to over 100 destinations.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, or call +44-141-332 3311. For more information, or to join Hilton HHonors, visit HHonors.com. For more news on DoubleTree by Hilton hotel openings, visit news.doubletree.com.

CONTACT:
Kejal Ashra
Hilton
+44 (0) 20 7856 8154
kejal.ashra@hilton.com

Colleen Hart
Hilton
+1 703 883 6616
colleen.hart@hilton.com

ABOUT AMARIS HOSPITALITY
Amaris Hospitality was established by Lone Star in July 2015 and brought together a unique portfolio of hotel properties, from four separate portfolios acquired by Lone Star over the last three years.
Last year, Amaris Hospitality unveiled its plans to rebrand 23 hotels from its portfolio as part of a £100 million strategy and investment programme aimed at accelerating the growth and development of the Group's hotel portfolio. Amaris Hospitality's three key business divisions is comprised of over 70 hotels trading under eight leading hotel brands. Currently, the Group has over 13,000 rooms, employs over 5,000 people and its business divisions have combined sales totalling more than £400 million, making Amaris Hospitality one of the largest hotel owners and managers in the UK.

About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 500 upscale hotels with more than 119,000 rooms in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents. DoubleTree by Hilton prides itself on paying attention to the little details that have a big impact, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree Cookie to serving the communities around them. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels offer unique, contemporary accommodations and full-service facilities, including restaurants and lounges, room service, health clubs, business centers and meeting and banquet space. 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, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with the DoubleTree by Hilton on facebook.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Journalists may visit news.doubletree.com.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. 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 exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

DOUBLETREE.COM

CONNECT WITH US


© Hilton