VERACRUZ, Mexico & MCLEAN, Va.–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)–Hilton Worldwide announced today the opening of the new 226-room DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz, conveniently located across from the beach overlooking the harbor, with direct access to the historic center and the most modern shopping, business and entertainment district. This new hotel is the latest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton brand portfolio, which already has more than 460 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in 38 countries.
“At Hilton Worldwide we are proud to continue our sustained growth throughout the region,” said Jose Munoz, vice president of operations, Mexico and Central America, Hilton Worldwide. “DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz is a welcome addition to our 42 operating hotels across several brands welcoming travelers throughout Mexico, as well as more than 20 projects currently in our development pipeline.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz boasts an ideal location only eight miles from the airport, 1.5 miles from downtown, and 5.5 miles from Boca del Rio – a modern business, shopping and recreation center. This combination makes the hotel perfect for business travel and leisure getaways, as well as social and corporate events.
“The DoubleTree by Hilton brand has inspired travelers worldwide. We are very pleased to extend our presence in Mexico through Veracruz and welcome our guests with our classic warm chocolate chip cookie,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global brand head of DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio – A Collection by Hilton.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz hotel offers 226 spacious guest rooms and suites in a nine-story contemporary modern style building with marble floors, wide aisles and a great view of the open ocean and harbor – one of the largest in Mexico. All rooms feature the Sweet Dreams™ bed by DoubleTree Sleep Experience, exclusive at DoubleTree by Hilton, which guarantees total relaxation and restful sleep, as well as flat screen TVs with premium channels. Each room offers spacious bathrooms and showers with bath amenities from London-based Aroma Actives.
With business travelers in mind, the rooms also include a workstation, ergonomic chairs, multi-contact for all kinds of technology devices and direct light, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas. The hotel also offers more than 19,000 square feet of space for events and conventions, including ballrooms with stunning views of the sea, and the meetings promise that all events will be delivered without a glitch.
DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz is true to the brand with an array of amenities to make a guest’s stay even more comfortable, such as the Wake-up DoubleTree Breakfast™ buffet, plus well-equipped fitness center, laundry and valet parking.
The wide range of services and amenities at DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz is complemented by Enxebre restaurant, which offers an international menu peppered with dishes of traditional Veracruz cuisine, drawing on the richness and freshness of local ingredients. Bar 47 boasts stunning ocean views and offers an assortment of drinks and signature cocktails in a space equipped with screens for watching sports or the latest entertainment. Guests can also enjoy 24-hour room service.
The hotel 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. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app.
Hilton Worldwide currently has a portfolio of more than 90 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America, including more than 40 in Mexico. The company is actively pursuing additional Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a robust pipeline of more than 50 projects across the region, including more than 20 in Mexico.