Hilton Worldwide and EQ Group announced this month an agreement to open a DoubleTree by Hilton London – in Kingston upon Thames.Acquired by EQ Group and affiliates, the hotel is set to open in the second half of 2016 following a multi-million pound fit-out. The hotel will be asset managed by EQ Hotels Limited under a franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide and operated by Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts’ UK division.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide said: “Our fastest growing full service brand has added Chelsea, Islington and Docklands to its roster of top locations in the capital in the last 12 months. DoubleTree by Hilton London – Kingston upon Thames joins nearly 30 hotels under the brand across the UK. The hotel will form a major component of a new mixed-use scheme, responding to the diverse needs of visitors to the borough.”
DoubleTree by Hilton London – Kingston upon Thames will offer 146 rooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, as well as conference and meeting rooms.