Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) on Monday celebrated the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Parque 93, its first hotel in Colombia. Located in Bogotás Chico neighborhood, the 132-room full-service hotel is in one of Bogotá’s upscale areas featuring businesses, restaurants, shops and nightlife destinations. Previously a Cosmos Insignia Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Parque 93 opens following a multi-million dollar renovation, which includes updates to the hotel’s public areas and guest rooms. DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Parque 93 is owned by COSIN SAS and managed by Hoteles Cosmos.
“With a wide variety of businesses, museums and cultural events, Bogotá is an ideal location for DoubleTree by Hilton to expand its global presence,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We are incredibly excited to bring the first DoubleTree by Hilton to Colombia with the first-class team at DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Parque 93, beautifully appointed guestrooms, and our care-focused service that starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome at check-in.”
The new DoubleTree Parque 93 features modern design with marble finishes throughout the property. The hotel’s guest rooms offer high ceilings, soundproof windows, upscale accommodations and amenities, as well as views of Bogotás Sierra Oriental, mountains bordering the east side of the city. Additionally, the hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel’s public areas and guest rooms, a 24-hour business center, fitness center featuring Precor equipment open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., a heated indoor pool, steam room and treatment room where guests can book individual massages.
The hotel has 252 square meters of meeting space, including seven meeting rooms and a ballroom, and offers options for a variety of meetings or social events. For smaller groups, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by DoubleTree by Hilton package, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord, and all day non-alcoholic beverage service. Catering services and a dedicated event staff are available for events.
“DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Parque 93 will provide guests with a modern, upscale full service hotel that reflects the vibrancy of our bustling city,” said general manager José Luis Perini Rodríguez. “We are proud to be the first DoubleTree by Hilton in Colombia and look forward to welcoming guests with the brand’s globally-renowned service culture that prides itself on delivering the ‘little things’ that add up to a world-class travel experience.”
The hotel offers a variety of dining options. The intimate Agata Restaurant, is open daily for all-day dining, featuring innovative international cuisine with daily specials, prix fixe lunch menus and live music. Big Bang Bar offers happy hours and live music on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Located on the ninth floor, the Sky VIP Lounge offers mountain views for guests with lounge access, and morning breakfast as well as afternoon happy hours. DoubleTree by Hilton’s Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast is also available for guests, who may also order room service 24-hours a day.
Within walking distance of the hotel, guests may encounter a number of shopping, dining and entertainment areas including the Parque 93 and Usaquen neighborhoods, Calle 100 business district, the Andino shopping mall, Zona T nightlife district and the Zona G dining district. Those traveling for business will enjoy close proximity to a number of corporate offices and buildings such as Oracle and the World Trade Center Bogotá, LG, JW Thomson, Ernst and Young, Schlumberger, and Mcann Ericson, while pedestrians and runners will be able to take advantage of El Virrey Park. The hotel is located 16 kilometers from El Dorado International Airport: between 20 minutes and 2 hours, depending upon Bogotá traffic.