Hilton Worldwide has announced that its DoubleTree brand will make its entry into Colombia with the signing of two new franchise license agreements.
Hilton plans to convert two Hoteles Cosmos hotels in Bogotá into DoubleTree by Hilton properties, with both continuing to be operated by Cosmos Hotels – one of Colombia’s most-recognised hotel brands for over thirty years.The conversion of the Cosmos Insignia Hotel into the DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá Parque 93 is scheduled to open in December 2015. Retaining all 132 guest rooms, the hotel will feature the restaurant Agata, a Lobby Lounge and an executive lounge with Bar. Located in the centre of Bogotá’s Chicó neighbourhood, it is just minutes away from restaurants, cafés and bars of Parque 93.
Tower C of the Hotel & Convention Centre Cosmos 100 will be converted into an 88-room DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá Calle 100, scheduled to open in February 2016. Located in the north end of the city, the hotel will feature a lobby lounge and restaurant and will benefit from direct access to the Cosmos 100 meeting and event space.
Guest rooms will feature a broad range of modern furnishings and an array of complimentary amenities will be available to guests, including WiFi throughout the hotel’s public areas and guest rooms, 24-hour business centre, 24-hour fitness centre, and airport shuttle.
“Bogotá’s geographic location and international airport, which has direct global flights from over 50 destinations, making it the northern hub for South America, have enabled the city to grow as a business hub and an ideal place for guests seeking the upscale, full-service experience that only DoubleTree by Hilton can deliver,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We look forward to welcoming guests to these new properties, starting with the signature warm chocolate chip cookie greeting at check-in and continuing through every touch point of our guests’ stay.”