OMAHA, NE & MCLEAN, VA – DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest, a chic and contemporary five-story, 179-room hotel centrally-located near the area’s key business and leisure destinations. Formerly an Executive Suites, the hotel reopens following a dramatic multi-million dollar refurbishing that includes design updates throughout the lobby and public areas, new furniture and décor throughout guestrooms, and a new restaurant addition set to open this summer. DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest is owned by 72nd Street Hospitality, LLC and managed by O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC.
“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest marks the second hotel for our fast-growing brand in the Omaha area,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “With its dramatic transformation, this hotel makes the perfect addition to our global portfolio, and we look forward to welcoming guests with our first-rate accommodations and services – starting with the signature warm chocolate chip cookie greeting at check-in and continuing with DoubleTree by Hilton’s globally-recognized service throughout every guest’s stay.”
Guests will revel in the stylish design and relaxed atmosphere of DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest. Offering a modern respite for guests, the hotel’s sleek look is underscored by soothing grey and teal color schemes, dark wood accents and custom artwork throughout the lobby, public areas and guest rooms, including 30 suites.
All-day dining is available in the hotel’s ballroom, as well as room service for guests seeking the convenience of in-room dining. As part of its ongoing transformation, this summer the hotel will introduce its brand new restaurant addition, Vida Grill, located just off the main lobby. The restaurant will be open for all day dining, allowing guests to enjoy a variety of delectable American and Tex-Mex dishes and a fresh guacamole station. A new 24-hour market will also be introduced, offering guests the option to pick up ready-made grab-and-go snacks and meals.
Featuring more than 28,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 442 square foot boardroom, DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest is an ideal destination for meetings and events of all sizes. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package from $60 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.
During their stay, guests will enjoy an array of complimentary amenities, including free WiFi throughout the hotel’s public areas and guest rooms, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, an indoor pool and hot tub, and a beautiful outdoor pool deck. The hotel also offers complimentary on-site parking and shuttle service within a three-mile radius between 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
“From an amazing new design, to a revamped meetings and event offering and soon-to-open restaurant addition, we are thrilled to debut our hotel’s stunning transformation and look forward to delivering the ‘little things’ that truly make DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest a unique and memorable travel experience for each guest,” said Travis Kuhlmah, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest.
Located 10 miles from Eppley Airport (OMA) and just off I-80 and 72nd Street, the hotel is convenient to the city’s most popular destinations. Guests will enjoy easy access to events and concerts at nearby Ralston Arena, soon to open UNO Arena, dining, shopping and entertainment at the Aksarben Village, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and the beautiful cobbled streets of The Old Market – home to shops, taverns and restaurants. The hotel is situated blocks from key businesses, including Travel and Transport and Blue Cross Blue Shield, and a short drive to two of the city’s biggest businesses – the Century Link Center and the Ameritrade Park, home of the NCAA Baseball World Series.
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 new 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.
As a participant in the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, Hilton HHonors members can earn and redeem points with their stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest. Based on availability, Gold and Diamond members will enjoy upgrades to the hotel’s exclusive Hilton HHonors floor. Additionally, Diamond Hilton HHonors guests will enjoy complimentary continental breakfast and bonus Hilton HHonors points during stays and Gold Hilton HHonors guests will have the option of complimentary breakfast or bonus points.
DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest is located at 3650 S. 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68124.