Hilton Worldwide Expands Presence in South Florida with the Opening of Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton
Newest Addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton Portfolio Offers Beautiful Waterfront Views and Convenient Access to the Area’s Pristine Gold Coast Beaches
May 13, 2014 // Franchising.com // BOCA RATON, Fla. and MCLEAN, Va. – DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton. Ideally located just 25 miles from both Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport, the stylishly refurbished 139-room hotel is only300 yards from the Atlantic Ocean and overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway. The property offers a relaxing getaway for vacationers enjoying shopping in the chic boutiques of Boca Raton, fishing and water sports, golf on some of the region’s finest courses or languid sunbathing on the pristine Gold Coast beaches of South Florida. The hotel is owned and operated AWH Partners, LLC and managed by Spire Hospitality.
"Whether they are visiting for leisure or business, travelers come to South Florida expecting to relax and work in style, and Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton is the ideal destination for both," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We look forward to providing guests with the unparalleled service culture they have come to expect from a DoubleTree by Hilton property – starting with the signature warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in."
Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton opens following a multi-million dollar renovation of the former Boca Raton Bridge Hotel, and debuts a contemporary new design blending grand, opulent Floridian style with modern coastal design to create the perfect escape. Guests will notice custom-made furnishings and fabrics, sophisticated local artwork and cool, contemporary water and stone accents incorporated throughout the hotel’s design. All guest rooms and suites boast a private balcony with sprawling waterfront views, including an elite Hilton HHonors floor reserved for Gold and Diamond HHonors members.
Combining style with convenience, each room offers modern amenities including a 37-inch HDTV, an alarm clock with MP3 connection, a mini-refrigerator and complimentary WiFi access. Guests may work out in the 24-hour fitness center featuring state-of-the-art Precor® equipment or relax in the private swimming pool or adjoining waterfront promenade. Resort staff can also arrange bicycle rentals, snorkeling, jet skiing and other fun activities at competitive rates.
Dining options include Boca Landing, a modern and chic restaurant offering fresh, local seafood, and Waterstone Bar & Grille, an indulgent poolside restaurant offering a Latin/tropical menu and an assortment of energizing beverages in a unique "dock-to-dine" setting.
Ideal for weddings, parties and special occasions, the hotel offers 8,500 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting and event space to accommodate up to 200 guests. A penthouse-level function room is perfectly-suited for business meetings and intimate gatherings, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway and the city of Boca Raton.
"Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton has everything a guest could want – a beautiful waterfront location, centralized access to Gold Coast activities and the relaxing comfort of a newly renovated hotel," said Greg Kaylor, general manager, Spire Hospitality. "DoubleTree by Hilton has long been a valued partner for Spire Hospitality, and we look forward to welcoming guests into the newest DoubleTree by Hilton to join our property portfolio."
In addition to the warm cookie welcome, guests will enjoy 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 every stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer 1,000 bonus HHonors points per night through October 31, 2014. Additionally, through May 31, 2014, guests can opt to book the "Water & Stone Balance Getaway" package, which includes two-night accommodations with waterfront views, 60-minute Thai massage, 60-minute semi-private yoga instruction and lunch at Waterstone Bar & Grill. Rates start from $375 (includes accommodations for two and services for one) or $485 (includes both accommodations and services for two).
Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton is located at 999 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida, 33432. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers can visit www.waterstoneboca.com or call 1-561-368-9500.
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About DoubleTree by Hilton
With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 370 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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About Hilton Worldwide
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 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 678,000 rooms in 91 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, 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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