January 14, 2016 // Franchising.com // BILOXI, Miss. and MCLEAN, Va. – DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi, a 195-room full-service hotel located in the heart of historic downtown Biloxi, Miss. Previously The Biloxi Beach Boulevard Hotel, the beachside property has recently completed a five million-dollar renovation including a total redesign of the guestrooms and restaurant. DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi is owned and managed by Peachtree Hotel Group.
“Situated right on the Gulf of Mexico, DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi offers guests a beautiful, full-service hotel perfect for business or leisure,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “With its elegant transformation, this hotel is a great addition to our global portfolio, and we look forward to welcoming guests with a warm chocolate chip cookie, a signature part of our unique culture that provides a relaxed and friendly experience for our guests throughout their stay.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi offers a quintessential destination for guests seeking a beautiful beach retreat in an upscale hotel. All of the hotel’s guestrooms include spectacular views of either the gulf or the city, 46” HDTVs and the inviting Sweet Dreams bed experience. Corner deluxe rooms offer standalone showers and Jacuzzi tubs. Complimentary amenities include Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, large 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with Life Fitness equipment and beach views, 24-hour business center and shuttle service to nearby casinos and attractions within a five-mile radius.
Following the hotel’s renovation, DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi introduces a new restaurant, Gulf Breeze Grill. Open for all-day dining, the restaurant provides an array of chef-inspired selections. Guests looking to unwind at the end of the day will enjoy the restaurant’s fully-stocked bar which includes locally-crafted beers and specialty cocktails, such as the signature “Neptune’s Punch,” or “KAT5.” Additionally, travelers can start their day with DoubleTree by Hilton's Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast, while those preferring to dine in the comfort of their room can conveniently order room service.
Featuring 5,000 square feet of flexible event space, including meeting rooms and outdoor banquet space, DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi offers an ideal venue for gatherings of up to 120 people. Catering services and a dedicated events staff are available to ensure every event is special.
“Established in the late 1600s, Biloxi is one of the oldest communities in America and home to breathtaking beaches, lively casinos and charming southern hospitality,” said Kenny Glavan, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi. “We look forward to opening our doors to all who travel to the area, and are eager to bring the renowned DoubleTree by Hilton brand to the community.”
A 10-story property, DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi is the largest non-casino hotel in the area and is convenient to a number of local attractions. Guests can board a fishing charter, visit the Maritime & Seafood museum, cheer on the Biloxi Shuckers minor league baseball team, take the ferry to Ship Island or roll the dice at a nearby casino.
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 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.
DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join; visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. To mark the hotel's opening, Hilton HHonors members will earn 1,000 bonus points when booking a stay from February 15, 2016 to May 15, 2016. Based on availability, Gold members will enjoy free premium Wi-Fi and choice of complementary Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast or bonus points, while Diamond members will enjoy free premium Wi-Fi, Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast and bonus points.
DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi is located at 940 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may call +1 228 546 3100 or visit http://doubletree.com.
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With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 440 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.
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