Hilton Worldwide Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town, Tanzania
Hotel Marks Brand’s Third Hotel in Tanzania
– Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town, located 64 kilometers (40 miles) off the coast of mainland Tanzania. Nestled in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, the 58-room DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town offers a perfect base from which to experience the enchanting Island of Zanzibar. The hotel marks the brand's third hotel to open in the country.
The island of Zanzibar is known as 'Spice Island' for its long-standing association with the spice industry. Stone Town, the oldest section of Zanzibar, is made up of ancient stone houses, palaces from the Omani days, carved wooden doors and a treasure trove of bazaars and galleries. The design of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town reflects the rich architecture and influences of the travelers and settlers who traded with the Islanders.
Double Tree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town features a selection of 58 rooms, 13 Deluxe, 1 Accessible, 41 Standard rooms, and 3 One Bedroom Suites, all beautifully decorated with traditionally hand-carved furniture and featuring 40-inch TVs and ergonomic desks in every room. The hotel's vibrant oceanfront location marks the perfect setting for everything from leisure getaways to conferences and social events for up to 200 guests. The hotel's exotic Stone City location marks the perfect setting for the conference center that offers eight versatile meeting rooms and breakout spaces, a complimentary business center, A/V resources and full catering services. The top floor of the conference center is a tranquil, open space, flooded with natural light and offering magnificent views over the city. Complimentary WiFi is available in guest rooms.
DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town also offers cuisine to suit every palate. At Taarab Restaurant and Lounge, the hotel's rooftop dining venue, guests can savor a menu of contemporary Western fare as well as traditional Zanzibar flavors while taking in views of the sea and the old city. At Chai Kahawa, a casual café located by the conference center, guests can enjoy international teas and coffees with local snacks.
Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points with their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer the "Summer Sale" promotion, offering savings up to 33 percent on the best available rate for stays completed through from July 25 to September 31, 2014. http://hiltonhotelsmea.com/sale
DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town is located at 90 / 90A Shanghani, Zanzibar City, Tanzania. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers can visit www.doubletree.com or call 255-24-2234 062.
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