July 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // PLEASANTON, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va – Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club, following a comprehensive multi-million dollar renovation. The 292-room hotel, formerly a Hilton Hotels & Resorts-branded property, is located in the Tri-Valley area within the East Bay region of greater San Francisco, at the crossroads of highways 580 and 680, and offers easy access to all of Northern California's best attractions, as well as the cities of Oakland and San Francisco. DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club is owned and operated by Johnson Hotel Company and managed by Pacific Pearl Hotels.
"The ongoing growth of Northern California, including East Bay, provides an opportunity for DoubleTree by Hilton to broaden our presence in this popular destination for business and leisure travelers," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "Now, with the opening of our eighth property in the region, we are well positioned to serve even more guests seeking convenient, full-service amenities with all the comforts of home."
DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club offers guests small-town charm with big-city connections to San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose. Featuring a contemporary design accented by beautiful wood and marble fixtures, the hotel charms guests with ample attractive services and amenities. As the hotel completes the final touches of the property-wide renovation, each inviting guest room will debut a modern look that includes all new furnishings, 42-inch HDTV and the signature DoubleTree by Hilton SweetDreamsTM bed. Offering 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, the hotel is also ideally-suited to accommodate a range of meeting and event needs from business meetings to banquets and indoor wedding receptions for up to 370 guests. The meeting facility features brand new, state-of-the-art A/V equipment, and the hotel also offers a 24-hour business center to accommodate guest's connectivity needs.
At Players Restaurant & Lounge, guests can indulge with a refreshing menu of contemporary California cuisine featuring vibrant salads, sandwiches, entrees and more to suit every palate. Guests can also soak up the California sunshine and sip cocktails by the sparkling outdoor pool, unwind in the soothing whirlpool, and take advantage of complimentary access to one of Northern California's largest fitness and relaxation centers featuring top-of-the-line equipment, fitness classes and spa services. ClubSport is open 5 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday – Friday and 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
In addition to ample on-site services and amenities, the hotel is a quick launch to nearby business and leisure destinations, including the Hacienda and Bishop Ranch Business Parks, Stoneridge Mall and the Livermore Premium Outlets, fantastic golfing, and the Livermore Valley wineries. Complimentary shuttle service is provided to the local Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) stations, which offer convenient access to San Francisco and Oakland.
"We are delighted to open our doors to guests under the renowned DoubleTree by Hilton name and provide all the features and amenities for which the brand is known, while continuing to deliver the popular benefits of our Hilton HHonors rewards program," said Kevin Goebel, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club. "We are eager to provide guests with the services and care they expect from one of the world's most respected hotel brands – starting with the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome and continuing throughout the guest's stay."
In addition to the signature chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee choices from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, 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.
Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points with their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer double Hilton HHonors points on the best available rates for Friday through Sunday stays between July 21, 2014 and January 21, 2015.
DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club is located at 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton, California, 94588. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers can visit pleasanton.doubletree.com or call 1-925-463-8000.
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With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 380 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our team members and the communities we proudly serve. Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest loyalty program, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers more than 45,000 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again.
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Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.
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