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Orangewood, LLC Opens the Doubletree Guest Suites® 
Anaheim Resort/Convention Center
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ANAHEIM, Calif.  (April 5, 2006) – Doubletree Hotels has announced the opening of the Doubletree Guest Suites®  Anaheim Resort/Convention Center, representing the newest full-service addition to join the brand’s portfolio of more than 160 fine properties across North America.  Located adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center, this newly built, all-suite hotel is within walking distance to Disneyland® Park, Disney's California Adventure® Park and Downtown Disney® District and is just minutes from Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Arrowhead® Pond, Knott’s Berry Farm® and famed Southern California beaches.

The Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is owned and managed by Anaheim-based Orangewood, LLC, and operated under a franchise agreement with Doubletree Hotel Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corporation.

“Our Doubletree team is excited to open its sixth Orange County hotel just steps from both the Anaheim Resort and Anaheim Convention Center and we look forward to sharing our brand’s unique experience of a warm, comfortable and personable hotel experience with visitors and residents alike,” said Dave Horton, senior vice president – brand management for Doubletree Hotels.  “The momentum and interest in the Doubletree brand continues to grow from hotel owners, developers and management companies across the country and we are excited to continue our rapid growth in key cities and getaway destinations throughout Southern California and across North America.”

The Mediterranean, California Coastal-inspired design and architecture of the Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center infuses a stylish combination of warm colors, rich fabrics and elegant furnishings.  Each of the hotel’s 252 spacious two-room suites includes a separate living room area with a pullout sofa, microwave oven and refrigerator.  To work in comfort, an ergonomic chair and desk with desk level electrical and data port outlets connect guests with the hotel’s high-speed internet access and remote guest printing services.   The luxurious Sweet Dreams by Doubletree® Sleep Experience welcomes guests in the bedroom with a plush-top mattress, a down comforter with triple sheeting, and a plentiful amount of jumbo pillows. 

The 7,500 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space available at the Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is ideal for business meetings, social gatherings and weddings. Up to 550 guests can celebrate in the hotel’s stunning 6,500-square-foot Tuscany Ballroom, featuring state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. A dedicated meetings team ensures that events are successful from start to finish. Business and leisure travelers alike will also enjoy the convenience of a complimentary 24-hour business center.

The Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is proud to offer Agio Ristorante, which incorporates the freshest ingredients and a celebration of flavors into distinctive seasonal fare. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner in the inviting dining room or outdoor patio. Grappa Lounge offers a host of carefully selected wines from Italy and California, specialty martinis and distinctive grappas†, along with unique appetizers in an intimate and relaxing environment. From specialty coffee drinks to breakfast pastries and snacks, the baristas at Cafe Biscotti are ready for you. 

A heated, rooftop pool and whirlpool on a sundeck overlooking Orange County along with a fitness center with the latest in cardiovascular equipment and a video arcade round out the offerings at the Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center for recreation and enjoyment. 

“All of our team members are excited to represent the first upscale, all-suite hotel to enter the Anaheim and Orange County market in more than three years,” said Jeff Morse, hotel general manager.  “The Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center will provide a unique guest experience where business meets pleasure -- from the rewards of one of the best hotel loyalty programs available today to the warm welcome of a fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie that is distinctively Doubletree.” 

The Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is located just 20 minutes from John Wayne Orange Country Airport and less than an hour from both Los Angeles and Ontario International Airports.  Convenient to all Southern California freeways on Harbor Blvd. between Interstate 5 and State Highway 22, the hotel’s address is 2085 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, Calif.  92802. For more information or to make reservations, visit the hotel’s website at www.doubletreeanaheim.com, call l-800-222-TREE in the U.S. and Canada or contact the hotel directly at 714-750-3000. 

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Contact

Thomas Wingham
Doubletree Media Relations
310-205-4545
thomas_wingham@hilton.com

Debbie Plueger
Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center
714-750-3000
debbiep@doubletreeanaheim.com

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Also See: The Opening of the Doubletree Guest Suites in Anaheim Caps a 40-year Career for Hotelier Bill O’Connell / January 2006
Hilton Hotels Corporation Recognizes 2004 Development Awards; Lawrence Lui, Stanford Hotels Corporation Named Developer Of The Year for Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand / May 2005

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