May 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // NEWARK, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont, a full-service hotel conveniently located just off Interstate 880 in the bustling East Bay/Silicon Valley area in between Oakland and San Jose. The 315-room hotel is located 13 miles from Mineta San Jose International Airport, 21 miles from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and 36 miles from San Francisco International Airport, and offers centralized access to numerous corporate headquarters, leisure destinations including Levi’s Stadium and Livermore Wine Country, as well as Stanford University and the University of California at Berkley. The property is owned by SM Broadway Corporation and managed by Hotel Managers Group.
"As one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the upscale, full service hotel category, DoubleTree by Hilton is committed to being not only where travelers are going, but where they will be going in the future. With the continued growth of the East Bay / Silicon Valley area, DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont is the ideal addition to our portfolio," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We look forward to providing our signature services, special comforts and hospitality to business and leisure guests at this property."
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont features a fresh, contemporary design and modern amenities to meet guests’ varying needs, including a 24-hour business center, fully-equipped 24-hour fitness center complete with the latest cardio and strength machines, outdoor pool, whirlpool spa and spacious sundeck. Guests will enjoy delectable fare at Ginger Bar & Grill, the hotel’s restaurant that serves a fusion of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine inspired by recipes from the Tuscan coast. The restaurant offers Happy Hour specials every Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., live jazz on Wednesday nights and live music and dancing Friday and Saturday nights.
Well-suited to accommodate business meetings, wedding receptions and other special events, the hotel offers 14,600 square feet of flexible meeting and event space including a 5,000-square-foot premier ballroom, 15 meeting rooms and a luxurious Hospitality Suite. A variety of services are offered by a professional staff, including creative catering and a full-time certified wedding consultant to guarantee a successful event for anywhere from 12 to 600 guests.
"DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont is committed to creating a truly unique and rewarding experience for all of our guests," said Jerry Gruber, vice president of operations, Hotel Managers Group. "We are proud to be a part of DoubleTree by Hilton, and to be offering guests the services, amenities and comfort they expect from this renowned brand."
A visit starts with the presentation of a warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in, a simple touch that sets the tone for a guest's entire stay. Other DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives guests will enjoy include 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. Each guest room and suite features the signature DoubleTree by Hilton SweetDreamsTM bed, a flat screen HDTV and a patio or balcony with garden or pool views. Complimentary shuttle service is offered to and from Mineta San Jose International Airport from 5 AM – 11 PM.
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 rate for stays completed through August 19, 2014.
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont is located at 39900 Balentine Drive, Newark, CA 94560. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers can visit www.doubletree.com or call 1- 510-490-8390.
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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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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 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 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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