GUANGZHOU, China and McLEAN, VA – Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City in Guangdong province, China. The 314-room DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City is a great addition to the brand’s existing portfolio of 20 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels operating in China, and strengthens Hilton Worldwide’s presence in Guangzhou where the company currently operates three hotels under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts and DoubleTree by Hilton brands.
“Science City is one of the leading strategic development areas in Guangzhou, offering a competitive business environment with excellent opportunities for domestic and international companies that wish to grow in South China,” said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. “Having operated in China for 27 years with 54 hotels currently open, we remain committed to supporting the growth of key regions in the country and look forward to addressing the demand for quality hotels in Guangzhou with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City.”
The hotel is located in the heart of Guangzhou High Tech Development District – the Science City, adjacent to the new Huangpu District Government Administration Office (formerly Luo Gang District). Guests will have convenient access to key leisure and entertainment spots as the hotel is approximately 1.5 kilometers from Guangzhou International Sports Arena, 25.5 kilometers from Canton Fair Pazhou Complex and 40 kilometers from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Guests heading to Hong Kong, Macao and other major cities in the Pearl River Delta can do so within two hours via inter-city direct bus.
“DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City will be the brand’s second hotel in Guangzhou, following the success of the DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “DoubleTree by Hilton continues to focus on growing our footprint in Asia Pacific, particularly in China, and delivering world-class hospitality and special comforts that we call the ‘little things’ to international travelers, starting with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival.”
Each guest room features a broad range of modern furnishings and amenities, including the luxurious Sweet Dreams™ by DoubleTree Sleep Experience, 42-inch LCD television sets offering satellite channels, and spacious bathrooms with exclusive amenities: new Aroma Actives natural skin and body care line. There is also an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness center offering the best in Precor-branded cardiovascular and strength training equipment. A complimentary 24-hour connectivity zone is also available to accommodate guests’ business needs, and complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel’s public areas.
With four restaurants and bars, DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City delivers an epicurean experience to remember. The lobby bar, Lin Lounge, provides liqueur selection of drinks and snacks for guests to enjoy throughout the day. Elements, the hotel’s all day dining restaurant, is a fun and friendly gathering place with a wide selection of regional Asian cuisine, Western grill items, and fresh seafood. China House serves top-quality original flavored Cantonese cuisine, while Chao Shang Specialty Restaurant features fine Chaozhou cuisine and seven private dining rooms, making it the ideal place to host an intimate dinner or special occasion.
DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City features over 2,000 square meters of meeting space, including a Grand Ballroom and six function rooms. The 1,000 square-meter Grand Ballroom is one of the largest pillar-less ballrooms within Science City; the 2,500 square-meter rooftop garden with great views of the central garden is a wonderful alternative for a special event.
DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City participates in Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including: digital check-in and choose your room, and coming later in 2015, free Wi-Fi. To mark its opening, the hotel will is offering Hilton HHonors® members double bonus points per night on best available rates for stays through October 7, 2015. Based on availability, Gold and Diamond members will also enjoy upgrades to the hotel’s exclusive Hilton HHonors floor. Additionally, Diamond Hilton HHonors guests will enjoy complimentary continental breakfasts and 1,000 bonus points per stay, and Gold Hilton HHonors guests will have the option of complimentary continental breakfast or 1,000 bonus points per stay. DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou – Science City is located at No. 18 ShuiXi Rd, Huang Pu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.