News for the Hospitality Executive
The Shamrock-Hostmark Hotel Fund Completes $12 Million
Conversion of the Former Radisson Hotel Princeton, New Jersey
to the Doubletree Hotel Princeton
|PRINCETON, NJ., March 24, 2008 – Doubletree Hotels welcomes
a new addition to its New Jersey portfolio with the opening of the Doubletree
Hotel Princeton. Equidistant from New York, Newark and Philadelphia
in central New Jersey, this 238-room, full-service hotel is just six miles
from world-renowned Princeton University and minutes from numerous Fortune
500 companies. Formerly a Radisson hotel, this conversion is part
of a $12 million renovation project that has reinvigorated guest rooms,
meeting space, dining facilities and much more.
The Doubletree Hotel Princeton, located at 4355 Route 1 at Ridge Rd, Princeton, New Jersey, is operated by Shamrock-Hostmark Princeton Hotel, LLC under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corporation.
“Our $12 million hotel makeover will truly establish the Doubletree
Hotel Princeton as one of the most contemporary, upscale hotel offerings
in Princeton township,” said Bruce Hutcheon, hotel general manager.
"Our team members welcome travelers from around the world, to experience
the Doubletree difference with an industry-leading guest reward program,
the welcome of our legendary chocolate chip cookie and a refreshed and
relaxing hotel environment.”
“We are very excited to welcome the world’s travelers to the newly renovated Doubletree Hotel Princeton. From Cambridge in Massachusetts to Berkeley in California, Doubletree is proud to continue expanding its upscale, full-service hotel offerings adjacent to some of the country’s most distinguished universities,” said Dave Horton, senior vice president – brand management for Doubletree Hotels. “This sixth Doubletree hotel in New Jersey is another great example of our development commitment to providing business travelers with contemporary style, convenience and warm, caring service across the Garden State.”
The spacious guest rooms and suites at the Doubletree Hotel Princeton have been significantly updated. Contemporary comforts include complimentary, wireless high-speed Internet access; MP3-compatible, stereo clock radios; Wolfgang Puck® gourmet, in-room coffee service; Neutrogena® bath and body products; and the brand’s signature Sweet Dreams® by Doubletree sleep experience with plush pillows, a luxurious linen package and a specially designed plush-top mattress and box spring system that helps ensure a great night’s sleep. Guest bathrooms have been dramatically redesigned to include upgraded lighting, new vanities with granite counters, framed mirrors and a curved shower rod that allows for 20% more space in the shower.
Business travelers can enjoy large workspaces with outlets at desk height; ergonomic desk chairs; and virtual in-room printing services in every guestroom. A 24-hour, self-service business center is also convenient for those last-minute office needs. Executive Floor rooms with additional upgrades and an Executive Lounge with complimentary continental breakfast in the morning and a manager’s reception* in the evening during the work week also are available. A complimentary hotel shuttle is available for transportation to all major businesses and tourist destinations within a five-mile radius.
The 8,500-square-feet of meeting space at the Doubletree Hotel Princeton can easily accommodate groups of up to 250 for corporate conferences, workshops, seminars, and trade shows. Equipped with the latest meetings technology, a dedicated team is available to assist in creating the ideal executive meeting, training session, business luncheon, wedding or social gathering.
To unwind at the beginning or end of a long day, guests may enjoy the hotel’s heated, indoor swimming pool. The Doubletree Hotel Princeton also provides business and leisure travelers with a Fitness by Precor® facility that has been upgraded with the latest in cardio and weight training equipment. Delicious fresh Atlantic seafood, succulent steaks and chops cooked on the bone and tapas are on the menu at the On The Bone Restaurant & Lounge. Delicious room service selections during peak dining hours also are available.
Historic Princeton boasts arts and antiques, shopping, fine dining,
and many cultural attractions in an atmosphere of small town charm. The
hotel also is a short drive from Rutgers University, MarketFair Mall, the
New Jersey State Museum, Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, Sesame Place®
and Six Flags® Great Adventure & Wild Safari. With all of these
great nearby activities, the Doubletree Hotel Princeton is the natural
place to stay in Princeton for business or pleasure. The hotel is
located just off US Highway 1 at 4355 Route 1 and Ridge Road, Princeton,
NJ. 08540. For more information on the Doubletree Hotel Princeton,
visit the hotel’s website at princeton.doubletree.com
|Also See:||Molinaro Koger Structures Shamrock-Hostmark Acquisition of Radisson Hotel Princeton, New Jersey / May 2006|
|Shamrock – Hostmark Hotel Fund LP Makes First Acquisition, Under Contract for Second Property / January 2006|