Double luxury: Hilton opens first Double Tree in Dubai
Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Residences Dubai in Al Barsha.
The 359 room property is the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to open in Dubai and the second to open in the United Arab Emirates in 2014.
“DoubleTree by Hilton is proud to present our fourth opening in the Arabian Peninsula region. In addition to the existing DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, the recent openings on Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE and in Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Dubai opening will secure our Middle East presence and build awareness about our brand and service culture,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.
“As one of Hilton Worldwide’s market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton caters to both business and leisure travelers by focusing on a warm, welcoming guest service culture built around the idea of CARE – Create a Rewarding Experience – not only for our guests, but also for our employees and for the communities in which we serve. Our guest’s journey starts with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie upon arrival, adding a touch of warmth and indulgence after a day of travel,” added Greenleaf.
The hotel consists of 181 rooms, 13 suites, 41 studios and 124 one and two bedroom apartments.
It is targeted towards both leisure and business guests for short and long term stays, and includes WiFi in public areas, thee meeting rooms, complimentary shuttle bus to Mall of the Emirates and Dubai public beaches, 24-hour business and fitness centres, sauna, steam room and an outdoor pool.
Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide Middle East and Africa said: “This latest opening is a testament to our commitment to bring diverse hospitality to the market. We are pleased to be able to offer new and affordable hospitality to our guests and the communities that we serve in locations that are appealing and attractive to both short and long term guests. This latest opening complements our existing portfolio and we are confident that this will pave the way for the next DoubleTree by Hilton opening coming up this summer in Dubai
Hilton Double Tree will open in three other UAE locations this year including Ras al Khaimah, Marjan Island, and Jumeirah Beach