DENVER --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Doubletree Hotels has announced the opening of the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel in downtown Denver. The 336-room, pop culture-themed hotel is located in the heart of downtown Denver, across the street from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and a short walk from the Colorado Convention Center. Located at 1405 Curtis – just two short blocks from the landmark 16th Street Mall – shopping, dining, education, entertainment and the cultural scene are all just steps away from the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel in this vibrant, pedestrian-friendly downtown district.
"Doubletree is honored to welcome the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel, as its first hotel of 2010. The new offering of a Doubletree hotel in the downtown district of another major U.S. city and our brand's fifth hotel in the Denver metro area represents Doubletree's continued growth potential in gateway destinations throughout North America and around the world," said Rob Palleschi, global head for Doubletree Hotels. "Just as important, the good-natured individuality and fun-loving persona of the hotel complements our brand's beloved CARE Culture – right down to the chocolate chip cookie welcomes we'll provide downtown Denver guests each time they stay with us."
The Curtis – a Doubletree hotel is operated by CPI – Sage ETH Denver Operator, LLC, a subsidiary of Denver-based Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC, under a franchise agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide. The hotel also is managed by Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC.
"We are thrilled that the Curtis has become a member of the Doubletree portfolio of hotels," said Walter Isenberg, president and chief executive officer of Sage Hospitality. "We appreciate that the hotel will be able to retain its unique, playful personality while taking advantage of a leading, global sales and reservations network and that our guests will be able to take advantage of the Hilton HHonors guest rewards program through our new Doubletree and Hilton Worldwide affiliations."
From the moment guests walk through the lobby doors at the Curtis – a Doubletree hotel, the best of pop-culture surrounds them. Guest can play a game of rock-paper-scissors, then browse the pop-culture themed lobby library. The 5 & Dime novelty store brims with treats from the past. Each guest floor reflects a pop theme from TV to music to art or sports and beyond. Sharp, stylish, contemporary guest rooms and suites deliver convenience and comfort. Along with complimentary, wireless high-speed Internet access, other residential-style features include flat-screen, LCD TVs; MP3-compatible stereo clock radios; Wolfgang Puck gourmet coffee service; and Neutrogena® bath and body products. Wake-up calls from well-known personalities upon request are just a couple of the special touches awaiting guests to this Downtown Denver hotel.
With more than 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event facilities, the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel features two spacious ballrooms and 15 meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 250 people for banquets and up to 435 for theatre-style seating. State-of-the-art, audio-visual equipment and a fully-equipped Business Center also are available to cover business travel needs. From "tic-tac-toe" notepads to whimsical food and beverage offerings, a professional and friendly onsite events team at the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel will organize any meeting, conference or social gathering with style and a dash of fun.
Before or after a long day of flights, sightseeing or meetings, guests can enjoy the convenience of an array of incredible dining options at the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel. Lattes, espresso drinks, Frappuccino® or Tazo await at the hotel's on-site Starbucks® outlet. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, appetizers or dinner may be enjoyed at The Corner Office Restaurant + Martini Bar, a Sage Restaurant Group concept. The hip downtown eatery, popular with Denver locals as well as visitors, boasts global comfort food with such signature dishes as Southern Style Chicken and Waffles, Lobster Mac & Cheese and BBQ Pork Sliders. Amazingly fresh seafood entrees, raw oyster bar, fanciful cocktails, and much more are proudly presented at The Oceanaire Seafood Room. The highly acclaimed, upscale restaurant features fresh seafood flown in daily and prepared exactly to taste buds specifications. In-room dining also is available 24 hours a day.
The Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel also proudly presents a 100% non-smoking hotel experience for its guests. For guests who want to keep their workout program on track while traveling, a state-of-the-art fitness facility equipped with the latest in cardio and weight training equipment by Precor® Fitness is available. Travelers with furry friends also will appreciate the chance to stay with their owners at the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel with an advance reservation and nominal cleaning fee.
Members of the Hilton HHonors guest rewards program can Double Dip® and earn both airline miles and hotel points for every qualifying stay at the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel. Hilton HHonors is the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem hotel points for free nights with No Blackout Dates. With No Blackout Dates, members can redeem their Hilton HHonors points, as long as a standard room is available*.
"With proximity to dozens of major corporations, an ideal location next to our state-of-the-art convention center and the largest live theater district west of the Mississippi, the Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel is the place to stay in downtown Denver," commented Kim Corrigan, hotel general manager. "Whether your next visit to Denver is for business or pleasure, our friendly, fun and professional staff looks forward to greeting guests with a new brand, a refreshing hotel experience, a great guest rewards program and the legendary, warm Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookie welcome at check-in."
The Curtis – a Doubletree Hotel is located within 15 minutes of all major sports venues and such exciting tourist attractions as historic Larimer Square, the LoDo entertainment and dining district, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the Denver Art Museum, the University of Colorado Denver and more.
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations in more than 200 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations worldwide, Doubletree Hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today's business and leisure travelers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand's legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest reward program, each Doubletree guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them.
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.
* - Hilton HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles®, and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms and conditions.