April 23, 2015 // Franchising.com // SANTIAGO, Chile and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura, the first property in Chile for the brand and the first full-service Hilton Worldwide hotel brand in the country. Located in the heart of Santiago’s thriving Vitacura business district, the 226-room hotel offers the ideal destination for travelers seeking a central location in the city. DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura is owned by and operated by Inmobiliaria Encomenderos.
“The tremendous growth of Santiago, combined with the city’s rich culture, makes it a prime location for our brand’s entry into Chile,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “As one of the fastest-growing full service hotel brands, we are eager to demonstrate the award-winning DoubleTree by Hilton service experience to guests and residents of Santiago, starting with our iconic, warm, chocolate chip cookie at check in and continuing throughout each guest’s stay.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura debuts a chic, contemporary design marked by modern earth tones and locally-sourced materials. Throughout the hotel, works of celebrated Chilean artists capture the spirit of the country, including a striking hanging wood sculpture in the lobby. The hotel’s guest rooms offer upscale accommodations and amenities, as well as striking views of either the Andes Mountains or the vibrant city of Santiago.
With 1,456 square meters (15,668 square feet) of event space, DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura offers options for any type of meeting or social event. Ten meeting rooms, including three boardrooms, are equipped with the latest audio-visual technology. On-site catering is also available to enhance any function. For smaller group meetings for up to 25 people, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package from $33 USD per person, which includes the meeting room, internet, coffee break, lunch, meeting room supplies including a projector, audio and electric system.
“At DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura, guests will enjoy all that our vibrant city has to offer in the comfort of our beautiful, upscale full-service hotel,” said Alvaro Tobar, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura. “We look forward to welcoming guests with the brand’s globally-renowned service culture that centers on delivering the ‘little things’ that add up to a great travel experience.”
The hotel will also offer a variety of dining options to suit any palate. Quotidien Bistro will be open daily for all-day dining, offering a French Mediterranean menu and extensive list of Chilean wines. For those seeking grab-and-go meal and snack options, Between Café offers a variety of convenient, ready-made sandwiches and pastries. Bar 2727 provides the perfect setting for guests and locals seeking to unwind over a dynamic cocktail menu of drinks from around the world. The bar also features large HDTVs, creating the ideal spot to view sporting events and more.
Centrally located within Santiago's burgeoning commercial and financial district, DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago - Vitacura is just one block away from The Costanera Center – an extensive business and commercial complex that includes South America’s largest shopping mall, theaters, offices and the tallest building in Latin America, Gran Torre Santiago. The hotel is within walking distance of national and international corporate headquarters, embassies and convention centers. Guests can also enjoy easy access to restaurants, boutiques, galleries, cultural buildings and many Santiago attractions. The hotel is located 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport.
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, the refreshing new 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. Hotel guests will also enjoy a wealth of complimentary amenities, including complimentary 24-hour fitness and business centers.
As part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, the hotel offers Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program members the opportunity to earn and redeem points with their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel is offering HHonors members 1,000 bonus points for every night during their stay through July 4, 2015. Based on availability, Gold and Diamond members will enjoy upgrades to the hotel’s exclusive Hilton HHonors floor and will always receive free WiFi. Additionally, Diamond Hilton HHonors guests will enjoy complimentary continental breakfasts.
DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura is located at Avenida Vitacura 2727, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile, 7550690. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit www.santiagovitacura.doubletree.com or call +56-2-25877000. HHonors members always get our lowest price, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.
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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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