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A Former Metropolitan Police Academy Transforms to DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in the Heart of the Royal Borough of Greenwich

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens its first hotel in the home of time; Greenwich

GREENWICH, London and MCLEAN, Va. – 1st February 2017 – The Royal Borough of Greenwich welcomes one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton today. Located in the world’s Prime Meridian where royal legacy is combined with contemporary architecture, DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich paves the way as the first Hilton-branded property in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Guests can delve into the culture of Greenwich town, as the award winning 1940’s landmark building is ideally located just steps from the historic World Heritage Sites of the original Royal Residence, Royal Observatory and the famous Cutty Sark. Travellers can soak up the picturesque panoramic views of the River Thames, and the City of London’s skyline from London’s oldest Royal Park, Greenwich Park. DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich also enjoys close proximity to Central London, with the city’s top attractions just a short train ride away.

“The Royal Borough of Greenwich is a unique location that offers guests the option of exploring the town’s notable attractions, as well as being an excellent base to head into the bustling city centre of London,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We are excited to be opening the newest addition to Hilton’s growing portfolio of DoubleTree by Hilton, and providing guests with a memorable stay, beginning with our signature warm chocolate-chip cookie upon arrival.”

The exquisitely designed Oasis O1 restaurant offers Greenwich a new neighbourhood onsite eatery. The restaurant offers a relaxed and unique setting to dine day or night, and offers international cuisine and locally sourced ingredients which change seasonally. After indulging in the restaurant’s inviting menu, guests can cosy up at the onsite O1 Bar, with some of the best wines, cocktails and Champagnes in the area.

DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich also boasts two meeting rooms capable of hosting up to 70 people. Including a pre function area with a private bar, DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich can provide great space for corporate events and social gatherings. Guests can also refresh with 24-hour access to the fitness centre, which features top of the range precor equipment.

“We look forward to welcoming guests and providing the warm and caring DoubleTree service throughout their stay,” said Rory O’Leary, general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich. “We are certain the hotel is going to meet the needs of all travellers, whether a music fan heading to a concert at the nearby O2 Arena or in town for an exhibit at the ExCel, we are the perfect fit.”  

Beyond the iconic warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome, the hotel provides guests with a full complement of services and DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including the Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast.

DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich is part of Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, such as an exclusive member discount, free Wi-Fi, the ability to earn and redeem Points for free nights, as well as access to digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (in select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors mobile app.

DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich is located Catherine Grove, Greenwich, London, SE10 8BB, United Kingdom

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