First DoubleTree by Hilton opens in Queensland

Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns.

Vibrant and colourful...Cairns esplanade
Vibrant and colourful…Cairns esplanade

The launch marks the fourth DoubleTree by Hilton in Australia and the 400th hotel in the brand’s world-wide portfolio.

In celebration, DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns is offering guests a 30 per cent discount for Bed and Breakfast bookings made up until 31 October, 2014 (must be made at least seven days in advance of arrival).

The 237-room hotel boasts magnificent ocean views of the Coral Sea and a convenient location just a short walk from the vibrant city centre of Cairns.

“Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns can look forward to experiencing the brand’s signature service in the tropical surrounds of Far North Queensland,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.

Access to Australia's natural wonders...Great Barrier Reef
Access to Australia’s natural wonders…Great Barrier Reef

“The opening of this hotel further cements our commitment to the Australian market. We know that the little things mean everything when it comes to a rewarding travel experience and strive to bring each guest the special comforts and acts of kindness that are unique to the brand – starting with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome at check-in and continuing throughout every aspect of a guest’s stay.”

Located at 121 The Esplanade only a ten minute drive from Cairns International Airport, DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns is in the heart of Australia’s most extraordinary natural wonders, including the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest.

The hotel also immerses guests amongst lush gardens and a unique open air rainforest atrium with a barramundi pond.

Guests have a choice of 161 double-double rooms, 75 king rooms and one king one-bedroom suite.

Each room contains striking floor-to-ceiling city, mountain or water views and guests can enjoy a variety of modern amenities, including a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV, a Sweet Dreams® by DoubleTree bed, a large desk and WiFi (fee applies).

The Atrium restaurant and Lobby Bar are the dining options at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns.

The Atrium restaurant supplies a Mediterranean-inspired cuisine that integrate fresh produce from the local area.

Dishes such as barramundi with a lemon myrtle and macadamia crust served on a saffron pea risotto with wild rosella chutney and leek illustrate the restaurant’s commitment to local products and ingredients.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Atrium also offers 24-hour room service.

For a more relaxed setting, the Lobby Bar is ideal for guests wanting to unwind after a jam-packed day exploring Cairns various attractions.

Magnificent water views of Coral Sea...Deluxe Twin room
Magnificent water views of Coral Sea…Deluxe Twin room

Among the hotels extensive array of amenities and services are an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness and business centres and a dedicated tour desk providing information on local attractions and activities.

The Cairns hotel also offers meeting and event spaces that can facilitate meetings for up to 160 guests.

As participants in the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, the property will offer guests the ability to earn and redeem Hilton HHonors Points and all Hilton HHonors members will earn double Hilton HHonors Points for eligible stays until 31 December, 2014.

“Australia has really embraced the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. We are pleased to provide another exemplary upscale, full-service hotel option in the Australian market with DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns,” said Ashley Spencer, vice president, operations, Australasia.

“Cairns has long been a desirable leisure location for Australian and international travellers and we know DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns will deliver exceptional service and easy access to Far North Queensland’s iconic attractions.”

For bookings directly made with the hotel, call +61 7 4050 6070 or visit www.cairns.doubletree.com

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