DoubleTree brand by Hilton celebrated its 50th anniversary with the unveiling of a brand new property at Patong, Phuket. DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort enjoys one of the best locations in the heart of Patong, directly opposite a white sandy beach facing the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. It is also close to all of Phuket's major attractions: located within close walking distance are Soi Bangla, the heart of Phuket's nightlife.
The opening marks the brand's second hotel in the country after DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
Along with 290 rooms and suites, the property features three swimming pools and a fitness centre.
It also offers five restaurants and has facilities for small-and-medium-sized meetings for up to 396 guests.
The spacious guest rooms and suites which range from 35 to 350 square meters, features a private balcony or terrace area overlooking the tranquil resort gardens and one of the three main swimming pools. The hotel is also the first Hilton hotel in Phuket to introduce the propriety Digital Key technology. Digital Key, in conjunction with digital check-in with room selection, is available exclusively through the award-winning Hilton Honors app and offers the hospitality industry’s first-and-only opportunity for travelers to select the exact room they want based on both the hotel layout and its outside surroundings.
DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort also offers five restaurant and bar options:The Port, an all-day dining restaurant, serves an eclectic mix of international and Thai cuisine with locally-sourced ingredients. Guests can select between indoor or alfresco seating for lunch or dinner. Guests can start their day with a hearty DoubleTree breakfast served daily at The Shore. Buffet; a-la-carte options are also available. For guests looking to sip on handcrafted cocktails, savour some light snacks or a well brewed coffee, choose from either the Lobby Bar, Blah Blah Bar with outdoor seating overlooking the Patong Beach or three swim-up pool bars with submerged seats while enjoying the pleasant tropical weather.
The resort is ideal for small-and-medium sized meetings, events or celebrations with the renovated Andaman function venue that can accommodate up to 396 guests. Offering a generous space of 400-square meters, an eight-meter ceiling height and a dedicated foyer, it is equipped with the latest audiovisual equipment and can be divided into two venues by an operable wall.
DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is part of Hilton Honour guest-loyalty programme that allows members to choose combinations of points and cash when paying for a stay, an exclusive member discount at the new property and free standard Wi-Fi.
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 565 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents.
Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community.
DoubleTree’s parent operator, Hilton, features a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories.
Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history.Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors comprises more than 94 million members.