Published on : Monday, December 30, 2013
Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou in Guangdong province. Strategically situated in the heart of the central business district of Yuexiu, the hotel features 305 spacious, stylishly furnished guestrooms, including 25 suites, five uniquely-designed restaurants and seven multi-function meeting rooms. The hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Guangzhou Tiancheng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
Conveniently situated on Dongfeng Road, one of the city’s main east-to-west roads, DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou is within walking distance of two metro stations. Just 31 kilometers from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, the hotel is a perfect destination for both business and leisure travelers seeking easy access to a range of historic and cultural tourist attractions including Yuexiu Park, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, and the busy shopping complex on Beijing Road.
“We’re pleased to introduce the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Guangzhou, the cultural and economic center of southern China,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We look forward to delivering our globally-recognized service culture to guests arriving from both inside and outside of China, starting with the iconic warm chocolate chip cookie welcome presented to each guest upon arrival and extending through every aspect of their stay.”
With more than 1,100 square meters of flexible meeting and banquet space, including seven meeting rooms and first-class catering and event planning teams, the hotel is an ideal destination for hosting corporate functions as well as private social events and celebrations. The 430-square meter Yuexiu Ballroom can cater to up to 400 guests. An outdoor terrace pool deck, which can accommodate 80 guests, is a spectacular location for a barbeque or cocktail reception. A dedicated banquet and conference service team are on hand to handle every detail.
Five signature restaurants and lounges provide a variety of dining and entertainment options at DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou. Canton, the hotel’s casual and inviting lobby lounge, offers a comfortable retreat for informal meetings and relaxation to indulge in a variety of teas by day or cocktails at night. For fun and friendly all-day dining, OPEN bistro features interactive chef stations serving a wide selection of Asian cuisines, Western grill items and fresh seafood. NoDu, an acronym for tasty noodles and dumplings available by the bowl, recreates the famous street food commonly found across Asia. At the end of a busy day, guests can unwind with coffee and a welcoming ambience in Barista, while guests in a hurry can find muffins, pastries, biscuits, cupcakes and more at Grab & Go.
“Guangzhou is the economic center of southern China and is experiencing rapid economic development,” said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of Operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. “This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hilton Worldwide’s presence in mainland China, and this hotel reinforces our continued commitment to the market and the growing success of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand throughout China.”
Guests will also enjoy DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee offerings, a refreshing array of CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn and an industry-recognized service culture built around the idea of CARE, which stands for Create a Rewarding Experience, for guests, team members and the community. All rooms come with signature DoubleTree by Hilton Sweet DreamsTM beds, 40-inch flat-screen TV and bathroom TV, MP3 alarm clock, desk with access to high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi, laptop-size safe, minibar and luxurious bathrooms with rain showers and separate bathtubs. Guests on executive floors can indulge with espresso coffee machines.
DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou boasts upscale fitness and health facilities, including a 24-hour fitness center featuring world renowned Precor® equipment, as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room. The Spa, which includes 11 treatment rooms, offers a full range of relaxation offerings to rejuvenate the body and soul.
Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points with their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors members 1,000 points per night stay, and a maximum of double points for two nights’ stays completed between Dec. 28, 2013, and May 31, 2014.
DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou is located at No. 391 Dongfeng Road, YuexiuDistrict, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.