DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Debuts in Louisiana's Capital City

Date

Mar 11, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La. DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the conversion of the Aspen Suites Hotel to the DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, La. Located just five miles from both downtown Baton Rouge and Louisiana State University's legendary Tiger Stadium, the 127-room, 100% smoke-free hotel is located near the Shaw Center for the Arts, the Baton Rouge River Center, the Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge as well as access to regional airports and Gulf Coast attractions.

"From Baton Rouge to Beijing, this latest hotel opening continues to reinforce a steady pace of hotel developments and expansion for our brand and the world's travelers – a wide-ranging portfolio of more than 260 hotels and resorts that now spans across five continents and 21 countries."

The DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge is operated by Summit Hotel TRS 047, LLC under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide and is managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.

"DoubleTree by Hilton is delighted to introduce a rewarding new hotel location for our loyal business and leisure customers in Louisiana's capital city," said Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "From Baton Rouge to Beijing, this latest hotel opening continues to reinforce a steady pace of hotel developments and expansion for our brand and the world's travelers – a wide-ranging portfolio of more than 260 hotels and resorts that now spans across five continents and 21 countries."

The oversized, smartly designed guestrooms at the newly renamed DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge feature an array of in-room amenities, including MP3-compatible stereo clock radios; 32-inch, flat screen, LCD TVs; microwave oven and refrigerators; generous work surfaces with ergonomic chairs; Wolfgang Puck gourmet coffee service; complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access; and refreshing Crabtree & Evelyn Citron bath products.

For small-to-medium-sized meetings, conferences and social gatherings, the DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge provides flexible meeting space, capable of accommodating groups of up to 100 guests, as well as a fully-equipped, self-service business center. Delicious onsite dining options include an extensive DoubleTree Breakfast buffet in the morning as well as dinner nightly at the 4964 restaurant, featuring popular American fare in a casual environment. Freshly prepared snacks, salads, sandwiches and more are available at the hotel's 24-hour Grab-n-Go shop and in-room dining also is available during peak hours.

For guests who wish to keep up with their workout program while traveling at the DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge, a state-of-the-art fitness facility equipped with the latest in weight training and cardio equipment is available 24 hours a day along with a heated, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge, located at 4964 Constitution Avenue in Baton Rouge, is a fifteen-minute drive to Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field and just moments from the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, River Center Baton Rouge entertainment district, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Magnolia Mound Plantation and much more. For more information or to make reservations, please visit the hotel's website at www.batonrouge.doubletree.com, or call 1-800-222-TREE in the U.S. and Canada, or contact the hotel directly at 225-925-1005.

About DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels
With a fast-growing global collection of contemporary, upscale hotels in more than 250 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across five continents, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our team members and the communities we proudly serve. Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest loyalty programme, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers more than 60,000 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveller feel human again.

To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our brand website at www.doubletree.com. Social media users may connect with us at www.facebook.com/doubletree, www.twitter.com/doubletree and www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels. For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at www.doubletreebyhiltonglobalmediacenter.com.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,750 hotels and timeshare properties, with 615,000 rooms in 85 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward programme Hilton HHonors. For more information about the company, visit www.HiltonWorldwide.com or connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.HiltonWorldwide.com/media.

Contacts

DoubleTree by Hilton Brand Public Relations
Thomas Wingham, 703-883-5315
thomas.wingham@hilton.com
or
DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge
Julie Bondy, 225-925-1005
julie.bondy@hilton.com

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