Made in Manhattan: DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Times Square West

Newly-built Times Square hotel with stunning rooftop bar opens in
heart of New York City

NEW YORK & MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Start spreading the news: DoubleTree
by Hilton
, one of Hilton’s
(NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, today announced the opening of DoubleTree
by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West
, located in the heart of
bustling Manhattan.

The newly-built high-rise hotel is just steps from the Broadway theater
district, The Jacob Javits Convention Center, dozens of shops and
restaurants, the Empire State Building and many other New York
attractions. The 37-story property features 612 modern rooms, each with
Theater District-inspired artwork and many offering stunning views of
the city or the Hudson River.

“Times Square is the heartbeat of New York City, offering travelers a
convenient respite between their business meetings and a thrilling
destination to enjoy the theater district, shopping and diverse cuisine
options,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head,
DoubleTree by Hilton. “We’re delighted to now open this amazing Times
Square location, welcoming guests with our signature, warm DoubleTree
Cookie and delivering award-winning service throughout their stay.”

Breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline are on the menu at Lovage
Rooftop & Indoor Lounge, which offers unique cocktails, light fare and
nightly live music until 2 a.m. Delectable dining – for breakfast, lunch
and dinner – is available at Magnolia Restaurant, an American Bistro
with menu items curated by Executive Chef Brian Pancir, a longtime chef
for the New York Yankees and New York Giants. A rarity for a Manhattan
hotel, outdoor seating is also available on the patio in front of and
behind the hotel.

The hotel is managed by Crescent Hotels and Resorts, a
nationally-recognized, top-3 hotel and resorts operator, managing more
than 20 U.S. properties in the Hilton portfolio. “We’re thrilled to
debut the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West as the
newest addition to Crescent’s NYC portfolio,” said Michael George, Chief
Executive Office of Crescent Hotels & Resorts. “Crescent’s extensive
experience in New York City, along with our history of exceptional
service as a major Hilton manager will maximize the potential of this
great hotel.”

Beginning with the brand’s warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome, DoubleTree by
Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West provides guests with stylish
décor and thoughtful amenities to make them feel at home. Each guest
room features DoubleTree Sweet Dreams® Sleep Experience beds, a work
desk with Wi-Fi access and an adjustable desk chair, coffeemaker and a
large window that opens.

Guests may also order room service; or pick up snacks, sandwiches,
salads, beer and wine in the convenient onsite 24-hour Made Market
Pantry.

Business meetings and events accommodating up to 75 guests may be held
in the hotel’s 1,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities. A
state-of-the-art sound system and A/V equipment are also available, as
is a fully-equipped 24-hour business center.

The hotel also provides a full complement of services and DoubleTree by
Hilton brand amenities, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea
and coffee offerings by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, and
a refreshing array of the Crabtree & Evelyn natural skin and body care
line.

“This beautiful new hotel blends the finest, modern features with the
caring service and thoughtful touches that will make their stay in New
York great,” said Richard Hotter, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton
Hotel New York Times Square West. “Our entire staff is excited to
welcome our guests with the simple acts of kindness DoubleTree by Hilton
is known for worldwide.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West is part of Hilton
Honors
, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14
distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through
preferred Hilton channels save time and money and gain instant access to
the benefits they care about most, such as an exclusive member discount,
free Wi-Fi and a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose
nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay. Members can
also redeem their Points for free nights, to gain access to unique
events through the Hilton Honors auction platform.

To celebrate the hotel’s opening, Hilton Honors members will earn an
additional 1,000 Hilton Honors Points per night for stays from opening
through April 30, 2017, when booking directly with Hilton. Gold and
Diamond members will also enjoy free premium Wi-Fi and space-available
upgrades to the hotel’s exclusive Hilton Honors floor and complimentary
Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West is located at 350
West 40th Street, New York, New York 10018.

For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit www.newyorktimessquarewest.doubletreebyhilton.com
or call 845 732 6466. The property is owned by McSam
Hotel Group
and managed by Crescent
Hotel & Resorts
.

Media may access additional information on DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
New York Times Square West at news.doubletree.com/timessquarewest.
For more news on DoubleTree by Hilton hotel openings, visit news.doubletree.com.

About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of 475 upscale
hotels with more than 114,000 rooms in gateway cities, metropolitan
areas and vacation destinations across six continents. DoubleTree by
Hilton prides itself on paying attention to the little details that have
a big impact, from presenting its beloved warm Chocolate Chip Cookie to
guests upon arrival to Creating a Rewarding Experience (CARE) for hotel
guests and the communities the brand proudly serves. DoubleTree by
Hilton properties offer unique, contemporary accommodations and
full-service facilities, including restaurants and lounges, room
service, health clubs, business centers and meeting and banquet space.
Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton
channels save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits
they care about most, such as an exclusive member discount, free Wi-Fi
and a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any
combination of Points and money to book a stay. Members can also redeem
their Points for free nights, to gain access to unique events through
the Hilton Honors auction platform or to make purchases with Amazon Shop
With Points. To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel,
travelers may visit doubletree.com.
Social media users may connect with the brand at facebook.com/doubletreetwitter.com/doubletree and
instagram.com/doubletree. Journalists may
visit news.doubletree.com for
more information

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a
portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties
with over 800,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton
is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable
company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every
guest, every time. The company’s portfolio includes Hilton Hotels &
Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts,
Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton,
Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden
Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2
Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an
award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors
members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access
to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows
members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with cash, an
exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free
standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for
more information and connect with Hilton on FacebookTwitterLinkedInInstagram and YouTube.

About Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-3 operator of
hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels and
resorts in 27 states in the US and 6 provinces in Canada. Crescent is
one of the few elite management companies approved to operate
upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott,
Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG. Crescent also operates a collection of
legendary independent hotels and resorts. Crescent’s clients are made up
of hotel REITs, private equity firms and major developers. For more
information, please visit www.chrco.com
or connect with Crescent on LinkedIn.

Contacts

Colleen Hart
Hilton
+1 703 883 6616
colleen.hart@hilton.com
News.doubletree.com
or
Susie
Halloran
AichG Public Relations
+1 347 752 3626
susie@aichg.com