The Christmas premiere of DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station took place in Amsterdam. Once known as the Mint Hotel Amsterdam, this hotel is one of eight Mint hotels, presented in the Netherlands and the UK.
According to Simon Vincent, the president of Hilton Worldwide in Europe, since 2008 Hilton has opened 25 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Europe, additional 25 hotels are under development.
Hotel for 553 rooms opened in June can boast of its major location next to the Centraal Station in the historic city center. It is located less than in two kilometers away from the Dam Square and such key attractions as the Leidseplein, the Van Gogh and Anne Frank Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the world famous canals. Thus, DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station is equally suitable for tourist and business trips.
Rob Palleschi, the head of DoubleTree by Hilton, said: "It is an honor for DoubleTree by Hilton to come to the Netherlands in Amsterdam with such an outstanding hotel. Recently renamed DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station hotel will continue to please its guests with popular details of design and best services, and will additionally offer Hilton HHonors loyalty program and the famous DoubleTree sweet welcome - chocolate cookies, which is given to the guests of 275 beautiful hotels and resorts in 23 countries of the world".
DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station has modern architectural design, characterized by transparency and diversity. Each room and conference hall, restaurant and bar are installed huge from floor to ceiling windows that make the room filled with natural light and spectacular city views. Open areas such as balconies and verandas on the waterfront, in the courtyard and on the roof allow each guest to enjoy the serenity of the city in the hotel.
Spacious and comfortable rooms and suites offer a wide variety of both conventional and innovative amenities, including: Apple iMac, which can also serve as a TV, large work desk and all necessary coffee and tea appliances in the room. Free high-speed Internet access is available throughout the hotel.
DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station hotel has several restaurants controlled by the chef Marcel de Leeuw. City Café is a restaurant, where you can taste great cuisine sitting indoors or outdoors on the veranda overlooking the waterfront. East Dock Lounge combines an impressive space with intimacy of the coffee culture. Bar in the lobby is a perfect place for drinks - cocktails, beer and wine, as well as light lunches and snacks. Skylounge cafe on the roof is very popular in Amsterdam exciting the guests by spectacular views from the 11th floor. Here in stunning atmosphere you can enjoy a cocktail with friends, meet with colleagues or organize a romantic dinner.
DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station has one of the city’s most spacious places for business meetings, conferences and other events. Conference rooms were specially designed to improve the performance and are focus on using of high technology. Halls are lit by natural daylight due to the panoramic windows, while soundproof walls, high-speed wireless internet access and iMac make working here more enjoyable. Meeting rooms on the first floor and roof with unobtrusive design are ideal for small meetings. Together they can receive up to 600 guests, which allow organizing quite large-scale events.
Accelerated integration of the seven remaining Mint hotels with the Hilton Worldwide brands will be completed in early 2012.
Ilya Kalachev, according to Hilton press-release