July 15, 2015 // Franchising.com // SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va. – DoubleTree by Hilton today debuted DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino, a 251-room hotel in the heart of the eponymous southern California city. Formerly the independently-owned Hotel San Bernardino, the property has completed a comprehensive $10 million renovation that includes modern updates throughout the guestrooms, meeting spaces and public areas. Ideally-located near various local shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, the hotel is just three miles from San Bernardino International Airport and 17 miles from Ontario International Airport. DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino is owned and managed by DKN Hotels.
“With its setting amid the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains and proximity to the area’s leading leisure and business destinations, DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino is poised to become the leading hotel choice for guests seeking sophisticated, full-service accommodations and the first-rate DoubleTree by Hilton service experience,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We look forward to welcoming guests to the bustling and scenic San Bernardino community and delivering a world-class experience during their stay – starting with the signature warm chocolate chip cookie welcome presented to each guest upon arrival.”
Guests staying at DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino will experience a serene retreat where stylish, contemporary accommodations blend seamlessly with the splendor of the area’s natural surroundings. The hotel’s design is inspired by natural landscapes, including a warm color palette and textures that reflect the surrounding mountains and famous hot springs. An array of complimentary amenities are designed to meet guests’ every need during their stay, including a 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center, outdoor heated pool and hot tub, and a game room complete with a shuffleboard. Complimentary shuttle service is also available within a five-mile radius of the property.
A revamped food and beverage concept includes The Cutting Board Restaurant and Bar, open for lunch and dinner and offering ingredient-driven small plates that combine local and seasonal fare. The dynamic menu features delicious American favorites with a modern twist. Signature dishes such as a delicious black salt-crusted hanger steak, a selection of deluxe macaroni and cheese variations, and handmade ice cream can be paired with an exquisite selection of craft beers, wines and cocktails that can be enjoyed in the dining room located on the lobby level, or on the inviting outdoor patio. Guests can start their day with a breakfast buffet or cooked-to-order specialties in the Sunrise Room, or pick up iced coffee and a snack to go at The Market. For guests wanting to dine in the comfort of their guest room, room service is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
With 10,000 square feet of flexible event space, including a 5,047 square foot ballroom, DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino is ideally-suited to accommodate varying wedding, meeting and conference needs of up to 400 people. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package from $72 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. Creative catering services and a dedicated events staff are available to ensure every event is truly special.
“With its stunning natural surroundings and attractions, travelers are drawn to San Bernardino seeking everything from outdoor adventures to relaxing escapes,” said Paul Frechette, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino. “We look forward to becoming the go-to destination for guests seeking upscale accommodations in San Bernardino, and delivering the award-winning service culture for which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known around the world.”
From the annual National Orange Show to performances at the San Manuel Amphitheater, the hotel is convenient to a number of local attractions sure to delight guests of all ages, including the San Bernardino City Center, Inland City Mall, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, and Auto Club Speedway.
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®, the refreshing Aroma Actives natural skin and body care line and a globally-recognized service culture built on the idea of “CARE,” which stands for creating a rewarding experience for guests, team members and the community.
DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino participates in Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including: digital check-in and choose your room, and coming in summer 2015, free WiFi. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer 1,000 bonus points for weekend stays, Thursday through Sunday, booked through January 14, 2016. Additionally, Diamond Hilton HHonors guests will enjoy complimentary continental breakfasts and 1,000 bonus points per stay, and Gold Hilton HHonors guests will have the option of complimentary continental breakfast or 1,000 bonus points per stay.
DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino is located at 285 East Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino, California 92408. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit sanbernardino.doubletree.com or call +1-909-889-0133.
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With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 415 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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