Hilton Worldwide Expands its Portfolio in Poland

DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center Begins Welcoming Guests

October 07, 2015 // Franchising.com // KRAKOW, Poland – DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of its first hotel in the medieval city of Krakow, Poland, DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center. The opening also marks the completion of Hilton Worldwide’s only dual-branded property in Poland, joining Hampton by Hilton Krakow which opened in May this year. The dual-branded hotel will be managed by Euro-Hotele Sp. z.o.o. under a franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide.

The contemporary hotel boasts 232 beautiful guest rooms, including 30 executive rooms and an Executive Lounge, 14 suites and the largest presidential suite in the city, measuring 184 square-meters. Guests can choose to dine in one of two onsite restaurants offering sumptuous Mediterranean and European cuisine or simply unwind after a long day in one of the hotels’ four bars.

John Greenleaf, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton said, “We are excited to be expanding our portfolio in Poland and opening our first hotel in the beautiful city of Krakow. From the warm chocolate cookie on arrival to the fantastic service throughout, we know that it is the little things that really make a difference to our guests’ stay and we look forward to bringing a touch of DoubleTree hospitality to Krakow.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center is conveniently located near the Krakow Arena Hall and the Expo Krakow Fair Trade Center. The hotel also offers a range of shuttle services to the city centre, airport, railway station and key tourism destinations such as the UNESCO World Heritage site Wieliczka Salt Mine, providing a fantastic base for business and leisure travellers alike.

The hotel has 16 flexible meeting spaces available that can accommodate up to 2,000 delegates, including a grand pillarless ballroom, making it an ideal location for a range of events, from business meetings and intimate cocktail receptions to weddings and corporate galas. The hotel also has a car lift which opens out to the conference area and can hold up to 4.5 tons. After a long day, guests can relax and unwind in the hotel’s complimentary fitness center, kick back in the sauna, or enjoy a refreshing dip in the indoor swimming pool.

Philippe Campagno, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center said, “We are extremely excited to start welcoming guests to the hotel. Krakow is an incredibly vibrant city which is full of culture and history, so we look forward to offering guests a great base to explore everything that the city has to offer.”

In addition to the signature chocolate chip cookie welcome and upscale services and amenities offered at the hotel, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including a selection of gourmet in-room tea and coffee and a refreshing array of body care products from London-based Aroma Actives.
DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Centre participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get the lowest price, along with HHonors Points, complementary Wi-Fi, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center is located at ul. Dabska 5, 31 – 572, Poland. For more information or to make a reservation, visit the website or call +48-12-2014000.

For more information on DoubleTree by Hilton, visit the brand Global Media Centre at http://news.doubletree.com/.

About DoubleTree by Hilton

With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 425 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents and nearly 40,000 rooms in the pipeline, 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. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in and choose their room. To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our brand website at http://www.doubletree.com. Social media users may connect with us at http://www.facebook.com/doubletree, http://www.twitter.com/doubletree and http://www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels. For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at news.doubletree.com.

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 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,440 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 730,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

SOURCE Hilton Worldwide

Contacts:

Kejal Ashra
Hilton Worldwide
Kejal.ashra@hilton.com
+44 20 7856 8151

Maggie Giddens
DoubleTree by Hilton
maggie.giddens@hilton.com
+1 (703) 883-5346

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