DoubleTree by Hilton kicks off first property in Lawrence


LAWRENCE, KS & MCLEAN, VA – Just in time for football season, DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 13 brands, today opens its first property in the charming university city of Lawrence, Kansas – DoubleTree by Hilton Lawrence. Following a multimillion dollar renovation, the hotel offers travelers to Northeastern Kansas / Western Missouri convenient, service-focused lodging and one of the area’s only full-service convention centers – making the hotel perfect for those visiting the area for business, leisure, and university activities.

Located off of Interstate 70 and within 10 blocks of the university, the 192-room, four-level upscale hotel is also easily accessible to downtown Lawrence’s historic landmarks, boutiques, fine restaurants, and numerous corporate offices. Designed in a rustic chic theme with a modern twist, the remodeled public areas, guest rooms, and dining facilities complement updates made to the 18,000-square-foot convention center, the largest in Lawrence, and its surrounding areas.

“With the university as its backdrop, Lawrence attracts a wide range of travelers seeking upscale accommodations as well as event and convention space,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “Whether visiting family or coming back to cheer on their favorite college team, DoubleTree by Hilton Lawrence guests will be welcomed with our warm Chocolate Chip Cookie and then delighted with our award-winning service throughout their stay.”

“With this extensive renovation now complete, DoubleTree by Hilton Lawrence has up-to-date features for business and leisure travelers that are second to none,” said Stephen Horton, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Lawrence. “With the backing and reputation of this global brand, we are uniquely positioned to provide lodging and conference guests with the attentive, high-quality service they rely on from DoubleTree by Hilton.”