February 13, 2015 // Franchising.com // OKLAHOMA CITY and MCLEAN, Va. – DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport, the brand’s first property in the capital city of Oklahoma. Formerly a Cambria Suites, the 134-room full-service hotel has commenced dramatic property-wide renovations that include stylish design updates and furnishings throughout the lobby, guest rooms and public areas. The hotel is owned by Suenos LLC and managed by HP Hotels the same team that owns and operates Hilton Garden Inn North Quail Springs in Oklahoma City.
"With its beautiful transformation and convenient location to the airport, business and leisure destinations in Oklahoma City, the DoubleTree by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport makes an ideal addition to our rapidly-expanding global portfolio," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We are excited to welcome guests to our first hotel in Oklahoma City and deliver the ‘little things’ that create a memorable travel experience – starting with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continuing throughout their stay."
Among the renovation highlights, the hotel debuts a chic new look that includes modern architectural updates, high ceilings, an open lobby and sophisticated neutral color tones throughout the hotel. The hotel’s oversized guest rooms feature LCD HDTVs, a refrigerator and microwave, ergonomic work stations, the inviting Sweet Dreams bed experience and complimentary WiFi available in-room and throughout the hotel. Additional complimentary amenities include an indoor heated pool and hot tub, 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour business center, on-site parking and shuttle service to and from the airport, and within a five mile radius of the hotel.
Guests can dine at the Optima Restaurant which offers a diverse menu of classic American fare, including daily chef specials and signature dishes such as house rib eye and pan-seared southwest chicken. River Run, the hotel’s full service bar, is the ideal spot to relax with a premium cocktail or beer on tap. Terrace seating is available for guests seeking an outdoor ambience, and for those seeking the convenience of in-room dining, the hotel offers room service as well as a 24-hour market available for grab-and-go food, beverages, microwavable items, and assorted sundries.
Three flexible meeting rooms create more than 1,600 feet of flexible event space to accommodate everything from conferences and receptions to more intimate gatherings. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package from $25.00 per person, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting WiFi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord, and all day non-alcoholic beverage service. On site catering is also available to enhance any function.
Just off highway I-40 and four miles from Will Rogers World Airport (OKC), the hotel offers a convenient location for leisure guests seeking out the city’s popular destinations, such as the Bricktown Entertainment District, White Water Bay Water Park, Stockyards City, Oklahoma City Zoo, Chesapeake Arena, Gaylord Pickens-Oklahoma City Heritage, Memorial Institute, Adventure District and more. Additionally, business travelers will have easy access to nearby businesses including Boeing, AT&T, Dell, Hobby Lobby headquarters, Raytheon and the GE Research Center.
"As Will Rogers World Airport continues to grow, we’ve seen much greater demand for a full-service hotel that can deliver stellar accommodations and amenities," said Gee Rios, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport. "We are delighted to join the DoubleTree by Hilton band and welcome travelers with the brand’s globally-recognized service experience built on the idea of CARE, which stands for creating a rewarding experience for guests, team members and the community."
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® and the refreshing new Aroma Actives natural skin and body care line.
As a participant in the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points with their stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer a Hilton HHonors points promotion through April 12, 2015 during which guests may earn 5,000 bonus points on the best available rate for bookings that include three or more nights and a Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday night stay. Based on availability, Gold and Diamond members will receive suite upgrades. Additionally, Diamond Hilton HHonors guests will receive complimentary continental breakfast and bonus Hilton HHonors points during stays and Gold Hilton HHonors guests will have the option of complimentary breakfast or bonus points.
DoubleTree by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport is located at 4410 SW 19th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73108. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit www.oklahomacityairport.doubletree.com.
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With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 400 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 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again.
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