April 14, 2016 // Franchising.com // McLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Providence Hospitality Partners today announced that construction has started on a new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Greeley, Colorado. The new six-story, 147-room DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley hotel and conference center will be located on the former site of the city’s Lincoln Park Library, municipal court and Fire Station No. 1. The hotel will feature a full-service restaurant, pool, and 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which includes a 12,000-square-foot ballroom.
Scott Ehrlich, spokesman and member of the hotel’s investment group, said “We think there’s going to be a lot of business coming to town that we’re currently losing. Not hotel business — I’m talking about conventions, banquets and events of that nature, which will embrace the meeting and conference space. We currently think the need is there, and we’re getting great response from a lot of people that say, ‘good, we can come to Greeley, and we’ll have a facility where we’ll be able to have our event.’”
Denver-based Providence Hospitality Partners will operate the hotel, which is expected to open in summer 2017.
To commemorate the occasion, local city officials, representatives from Providence Hospitality Partners, Hensel Phelps Construction and Hilton Worldwide gathered to mark the start of construction with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Guests were invited to a reception following the ceremony at the Union Colony Civic Center and were treated to commemorative tins of DoubleTree’s signature warm chocolate chip cookies.
“With the revitalization of downtown Greeley underway, introducing a state-of-the art convention space and hotel rooms will be key to growing the city’s capacity to attract conventions and large scale business,” said David B. Storm, President & CEO, Providence Hospitality. “Hilton Worldwide is recognized globally as a hospitality leader and we felt its full service DoubleTree by Hilton brand would be the ideal partner to bring to the Greeley area.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley will be the first DoubleTree hotel in the area joining two other Hilton hotels already open, Homewood Suites by Hilton Greeley and Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Greeley.
“We are excited to introduce the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to the Greeley community,” said Dianna Vaughan, Senior Vice President and Global Head, DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “With the Union Colony Civic Center next door and the Historic Lincoln Park across the street, this is an ideal location for business and leisure guests, who will be able to experience our first-class accommodations and award-winning service starting with our signature warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in and continuing with our full suite of amenities to make guests feel at home.”
In addition to the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee choices from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, the refreshing London-based Aroma Actives natural skin and body care line, 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.
DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley Lincoln Park will participate in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join; visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton.
DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley is located at 919 7th Street, Greeley, Colorado, 80631. For more information about DoubleTree by Hilton, visit www.doubletree.com or news.doubletree.com.
With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 455 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents and nearly 40,000 rooms in the pipeline, 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 Team Members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive 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 available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our brand website at http://www.doubletree.com. Social media users may connect with us at http://www.facebook.com/doubletree, http://www.twitter.com/doubletree and http://www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels. For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at news.doubletree.com.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, comprised of more than 4,600 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties with more than 758,000 rooms in 100 countries and territories. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of 13 world-class global brands includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, 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 HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn and Instagram.
Providence Hospitality Partners operates both independent and franchised full-service and select service hotels and resorts on a nationwide basis. The Providence team experience ranges from a 42-unit boutique hotel in San Francisco, to an 1100-unit, 2200-acre themed resort in the Carolinas. Providence has successfully operated award-winning independent hotels and resorts, including the Forbes Five Star Award recipient, The Point Resort. For more information about Providence Hospitality Partners, connect with Providence Hospitality's web site and Facebook.
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