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The 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-North Shore Opens in Danvers, Massachusetts
Owned by The Lightstone Group and Operated by Sage Hospitality

Completing the Renovation and Reflagging of the CoCo Key Hotel & Water Resort

McLean, Virginia (October 2, 2012)DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of a newly renovated, upscale, full-service hotel situated on Boston’s prestigious North Shore. With its easy proximity to Boston’s historic and cultural center, the 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore is an ideal location for both business and leisure visits to the Boston area. The hotel, formerly the CoCo Key Water Resort Boston, is owned by The Lightstone Group and operated by Sage Hospitality.

Renovations to the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore included all guest rooms and public spaces, including the hotel’s lobby and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel’s meeting facilities include a 10,000 square foot ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,300 guests for elegant business and social events.   Additional upgrades include the addition of an executive lounge and 50MB fiber optic high speed internet service that is a complimentary offering.

“DoubleTree Boston North Shore will be the premier business and event space in North Shore Boston – a place for everyone to come together, to conduct business, to socialize and to play.” said Eric Marx, senior vice president of Lightstone Group.  “We hope the hotel will be perceived as the ‘guest house’ of the community.”

“As the tenth largest metropolitan area in the U.S., Greater Boston remains a top tier destination for both domestic and international travelers,” said Rob Palleschi, global head DoubleTree by Hilton. “Since travelers to this destination have responded so well to the DoubleTree by Hilton brand, we are opening our fourth hotel in the area to meet the growing demand.  Travelers vote with their reservations, and the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is a clear winner in Boston.”

Guests of the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore will enjoy the brand’s signature warm chocolate chip cookie welcome 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 committed to the local community.

The tastefully appointed guest rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore feature bright contemporary décor and furnishings, as well as modern comforts and conveniences suited to today's business and leisure travelers, including granite bathrooms; mini fridge; complimentary wireless high-speed internet access (also in public areas); spacious work desks with ergonomic chairs; 32-inch, high-definition, LCD TVs with XFinity fiber optics; MP3-compatible alarm clocks; plush bedding and combed cotton linens.   Wolfgang Puck in-room gourmet coffee and tea service and Crabtree & Evelyn Citron bath and body products complete the generous amenity package.  Guests staying in the seventh and eighth floor executive rooms enjoy complimentary midweek access to the Executive Lounge where the newspapers and signature Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast, featuring hot entrees and healthy options to start the day off right, are available. Executive rooms also feature large walk-in showers and a wide array of upgraded amenities.

The hotel also has a 24-hour self-service business center and complimentary printing service that includes “print-from-your room” convenience.

Guests who wish to keep up with their workout program while traveling at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore can take advantage of the Atlantis Sport Club, a state-of-the-art fitness center, full-service spa and swimming pool, and family vacationers are sure to enjoy the hotel’s 65,000 square foot indoor water park, CoCo Key.

The hotel’s Tradewinds Restaurant delivers guests contemporary American cuisine using locally-sourced, seasonal foods and fresh seafood in a warm and inviting atmosphere.  The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.  At the end of a busy day, guests can unwind with a fine selection of refreshing cocktails and snacks in the hotel’s lounge, Tradewinds Lounge, or tropical drinks in the Wet Rooster Bar.  Room service also is available during peak dining hours, and Starbucks coffee is available in the hotel lobby.

The DoubleTree by Hilton is located at 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, Mass., near Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS), minutes away from the Beverly (Mass.) Municipal Airport and an hour away from Manchester (N.H.) International Airport.

The hotel is currently offering a Double Hilton HHonors bonus offer for stays Sunday through Wednesday completed October 2 – December 30, 2012. For additional offers and more information about the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, please visit www. doubletree.com or contact your preferred travel professional or call +1 800 222 TREE or +1 978 777 2500.

About DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels

With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations and more than 300 hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations in 23 countries, DoubleTree by Hilton hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travelers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest reward program, each DoubleTree by Hilton guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them.

To find out information about any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our website at www.DoubleTree.com or contact their preferred travel professional. Social media users may connect with us at www.facebook.com/doubletree, www.twitter.com/doubletree and www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels.  For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at www.doubletreebyhiltonglobalmediacenter.com.

About The Lightstone Group

Founded in 1988 by David Lichtenstein, The Lightstone Group has grown to become one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the United States.  Its diversified portfolio of industrial, office, retail and residential real estate assets includes 10 million square feet of commercial space and more than 8,000 multifamily units in 20 states and Puerto Rico. The Lightstone Group manages its business through operating platforms, each focused on a specific real estate asset class.  Headquartered in New York, The Lightstone Group employs more than 500 professionals.  For more information, visit www.lightstonegroup.com.

Contact: 

Lauralee Dobbins
Daly Gray Public Relations
+1 703 435 6293
Lauralee@dalygray.com


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Also See: Lightstone Group and Sage Hospitality Sign Development Deal for the 366-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-North Shore; To Open in Q3 2012 Following $10 Million Renovation and Reflagging of the CoCo Key Hotel & Water Resort in Danvers, Massachusetts / January 2012

Lightstone Group Acquires the 151-room Marriott Courtyard in Parsippany, New Jersey for $9.3 million / November 2011

Danvers, Massachusetts Hotel, Known Currently as CoCo Key, Once Again Seeking New Identity / July 2011

Lightstone Group Acquires the 366-room Crowne Plaza Hotel and CoCo Key Water Resort in Danvers, Massachusetts at Auction with Bid of $10.1 million / March 2011
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