DoubleTree in Dublin Unveils $21.6M Refresh
Wednesday February 19th, 2014 - 9:37AM G
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DUBLIN, IRELAND—DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin-Burlington Road has completed a $21.6-million refurbishment of all public areas, guestrooms and suites, conference facilities and exterior, as well as a completely renovated Executive Lounge.
This iconic Dublin hotel, formerly The Burlington Hotel, has more than 30,000 sq. ft. of event space, ranging from meeting rooms to conference event space accommodating groups up to 1,400. Features of the space include a conference center, a 13,000-sq.-ft. ballroom and a separate business floor with 18 meeting rooms, a fully equipped business center and multiple function rooms. The dedicated meeting floor comprises naturally lit meeting rooms with built-in A/V technology and complimentary WiFi.
The new Executive Lounge serves continental breakfast daily, afternoon refreshments and snacks, light bites in the evening and is available for Diamond Members, Executive Floor guests, upgraded Gold members or can be purchased as an added amenity. The Lounge features oversized tufted leather chairs, custom dark wood bar and modern décor. A special feature is ‘Pour your Own Guinness Tap,’ where a continually rolling video demonstration teaches guests the six steps behind the art of pouring the perfect pint.
As part of the enhancement program, the hotel updated all 501 guestrooms and suites. Each room now features air-conditioning, multi-channel TV, a coffeemaker, hairdryer, trouser press, iron and ironing board and Crabtree & Evelyn’s Citron Honey & Coriander bath amenities. Complimentary WiFi is available.
In addition, the hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center, Sussex Restaurant and B Bar.
Tags: DoubleTree By Hilton Dublin Burlington Road • Ireland • refresh • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation •
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