Double tree hotels : our top 10 of the best hotels
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If you're thinking of booking your next hotel but don't know what to choose, why not book a DoubleTree stay? You may be familiar with this famous hotelier as it's a fixture of many excellent central city locations. If you're interested in knowing more about DoubleTree and what they have to offer, read on for our breakdown of their best stays.
DoubleTree is an American upscale hotel and resort chain and part of the Hilton Worldwide franchise. It was founded in 1969 with the opening of the first DoubleTree hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since then, the hotel chain expanded throughout the country, first in Arizona and then across the United States. In 1999, DoubleTree and its partners were purchased by Hilton Hotels. In 2011, Hilton decided to rebrand the hotel chain as "DoubleTree by Hilton".
Today, DoubleTree is renowned for its upscale hotels which are conveniently located in must-visit cities around the world. DoubleTree markets its hotels for both business and leisure stays. Although many DoubleTree hotels are purpose-built to be modern, practical and spacious, DoubleTree has purchased several historic hotels around the world too. These highly prized members of the DoubleTree portfolio include many stunning Victorian properties in the UK. In total, DoubleTree operates 587 hotel properties in 47 different countries and territories, including the Americas, Europe and Asia. DoubleTree is particularly famous for their chocolate chip cookie welcome, with 1 sweet treat per customer (although you can sweet talk an extra).
Located in one of London's most prized locations for sightseeing, this DoubleTree overlooks the north-western section of Hyde Park. You're within walking distance from pretty Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall, Notting Hill and much more. The hotel itself is a charming Edwardian building which has been carefully preserved in its former character. The Hitchcock film Frenzy was filmed here, and the overall atmosphere is unique and captivating. As for the rooms, they're comfy and spacious for central London, with tasteful, modern decorations and furnishings. Guests are also treated to a funky bar space, international restaurant menu and fitness facilities.
Located in the medieval city of Carcassonne, this DoubleTree offers unrivalled views of the ancient city and the centuries-old Pont Vieux. The hotel is just a short 15-minute walk from the old medieval centre, where you'll find a zigzag of turrets and architectural wonders. The hotel has been designed in crisp and clean white with splashes of lively yellow, complemented by antique furnishing and fittings. The rooms similarly offer a charming mix of modern and medieval, with patterned rugs and traditional prints adding to the historic atmosphere. One of the great pleasures of this hotel is simply sitting in the gardens with a glass of wine while admiring Carcassonne's surrounding views.
The paradisiacal beaches of the Seychelles lie right beside your doorstep at this Allamanda Resort. A private stretch of unspoilt coastline offers unrivalled snorkelling and swimming opportunities and pretty sun-soaked views. The resort itself is as restful as they come, with stylish and modern rooms complete with spacious balconies perfect for absorbing the surroundings. Aside from the peaceful views and intimate setting, guests have access to Eforea spa pampering services. The on-site restaurants and bar are equally impressive, with memory-making terrace vistas and refreshing, fresh menus. In particular, look out for the themed dinner nights with freshly grilled Indian Ocean seafood.
Puglia is one of Italy's most captivating locations, offering bountiful olive gardens and wide expanses of turquoise sea. This exquisitely located hotel is one of the best in Puglia, just 10 minutes from a golden sandy beach. The resort is set within the ancient grounds of a former monastery, an enchanting space for contemplation and relaxation. As for the hotel itself, the rooms offer stunning views of the countryside, with sophisticated interior furnishings and décor to match the landscape. The pièce de résistance, however, is the 18-hole par-71 golf course; the perfect retreat for avid and novice golfers alike.
The Turkish capital is a magical melting pot of East and West which is loaded with historical monuments and treasures. Escape to the prized Marmara seashore area, close to the trendy designer hub of Kadikoy. The DoubleTree in Moda is a spectacular option with unbeatable views of the city and Bosporus Strait. You'll find spacious and modern interiors which are tastefully decorated, and many top-rate facilities and services to enjoy. You can relax in the soothing confines of the wellness area or absorb the spectacular city lights at night from the rooftop bar. The hotel's location is among the best for experiencing Istanbul's traditional Asian charm, nestled between eye-catching minarets and lively bazaars.
DoubleTree's worldwide offerings are all centred around customer experience. With welcoming cookies and an eye for comfort, you can expect attention to detail and a range of excellent services for a memorable stay. You can choose from a wide variety of cosy DoubleTree stays here at Voyage Privé with many centrally located city break options. You can even opt for opulent beachside resorts decked-out with pampering facilities.