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DoubleTree by Hilton opens fifth Manhattan hotel

7th February 2012 Print

DoubleTree by Hilton has proudly announced the opening of its fifth New York City area hotel in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.  The 224-room DoubleTree By Hilton New York-Times Square South, situated on 36th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, is within easy reach of New York’s business and leisure destinations, world-renowned restaurants and museums -- and walking distance to Broadway attractions, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, the Jacob Javits Convention Center and the Empire State Building.

Formerly a Wyndham Garden hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South is celebrating its new affiliation with an array of new product, service and design enhancements throughout the property.

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “DoubleTree by Hilton is excited to welcome travelers to stay with us in another great Manhattan location with the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South.  This latest addition is an ideal example of how our brand and development teams continue to seek and grow our city center portfolio with hotel owners and developers in multiple locations within the world’s gateway cities.  We encourage people to stay with us at this fine hotel, where they’ll enjoy the welcoming, rewarding hotel experience hospitality that DoubleTree by Hilton strives to deliver.” 

DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South guests will benefit from the characteristic qualities found at the brand’s more than 280 DoubleTree by Hilton locations in 23 countries, including the signature welcome with the legendary warm chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in, an array of upscale amenities and guest services, the rewards of the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, and a unique and caring team member commitment to the local community. 

The tastefully appointed guest rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South feature residential style comforts and conveniences suited to today's business and leisure travelers.  In-room amenities include complimentary, wireless, high-speed internet access; spacious work desks; 32-inch, high-definition, LCD TVs; MP3-compatible alarm clocks; plush bedding and combed cotton linens; Wolfgang Puck in-room gourmet coffee and tea service; and refreshing Crabtree & Evelyn Citron bath and body products.

The DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South features more than 1,600 square feet of flexible conference space for business meetings, training seminars, banquets and elegant social events. The hotel offers a 24-hour self-service business center and complimentary printing service. For guests who wish to keep up with their workout program while traveling at the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South, a fitness facility equipped with cardio and circuit training and free weights is available 24 hours a day.

DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South serves Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast, which include hot entrees and healthy options to start the day right.  Greenhouse 36 restaurant offers a range of delicious lunch and dinner favorites. At the end of a busy day, the casual Café 36 allows guests to unwind with fine selections of refreshing cocktails.  Room service also is available during peak dining hours.

Located just four blocks from Penn Station and convenient by taxi to all area airports, the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South is located at 341 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018.

For more information about the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South, visit