Hilton DoubleTree brand to expand into Hull

Hilton Worldwide has revealed plans to open a new Hilton DoubleTree hotel in Hull in late 2017.

The announcement follows an agreement with Brayford Hotels, the specialist hospitality developer, to bring ithe brand to Hull. Independent UK hotel management company, leaf HOSPITALITY will manage the property when it opens.

The hotel will house 165 upscale rooms, a branded destination restaurant and bar and a 1000 sqm pillar-free ballroom designed to attract large-scale conferences and events to the city.

The new building will join more than 465 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in 40 locations worldwide.


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Founder of leaf HOSPITALITY, Richard Farrar, said: "We are delighted to be working with the Brayford team again, who I know will deliver a first class hotel for Hull.  There’s a real buzz about Hull and a shortage of premium hotels in the city centre but the market is robust and continuing to develop. Now more than ever, the spotlight is on the city to accommodate a rise in business visits and a steady growth in leisure tourism anticipated as a result of Hull’s City of Culture status next year and we’re confident of its long-term sustainability as a vibrant leisure and business destination."


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