DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Richmond Suburb
Monday July 1st, 2013 - 9:34AM CG
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RICHMOND, VA—DoubleTree by Hilton and Shamin Hotels Inc. has opened the DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothina as completion of a $6.5 million renovation comes to an end.
Situated just a short drive from downtown Richmond, the building was formerly the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center and includes upgrades throughout the hotel’s public spaces and guest rooms by the end of 2013. The modern property boasts upscale accommodations and the most expansive meeting and event space available at any hotel in Richmond-Midlothian. Both the hotel and conference center are owned and managed by Shamin Hotels Inc.
DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian unveils a redesigned lobby with a spacious and bright ambience. A waterfall serves as a focal point for visitors in the lobby, and vibrant paintings and photography of the Richmond area are displayed throughout the hotel’s 237 guest rooms and public areas.
For conferences and events, the hotel features over 26,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that includes 19 total meeting rooms – the largest of which is 7,080 square feet—all equipped with the latest audio-visual capabilities. The attached conference center offers a variety of exhibit and gathering areas, including two ballrooms.
“This hotel’s prime location, expansive event space and modern accommodations truly set it apart from any other property in this market,” John Greenleaf, global head – DoubleTree by Hilton, said in a statement. “The DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian is poised to become the leading hotel option for guests seeking upscale, full-service services and amenities in this area."
Tags: • Hospitality • Architecure & Interiors • Construction/Renovation •
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