Hotel Offers Easy Access to Washington, DC-area Historic and Cultural Sites
SILVER SPRING, MD. (January 23, 2012) – Doubletree Hotels has announced the opening of the Doubletree Hotel located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Centrally located just 5 blocks north of the Washington DC / Maryland border, the upscale, full-service hotel is just one block from the AFI Silver Theater & Cultural Center, Live Nation’s new Fillmore Silver Spring, and Downtown Silver Spring’s thriving city center.
The Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring converted from the former Hilton Washington DC - Silver Spring and has recently completed a major, multi-phase renovation that has reinvigorated the property’s 248 guest rooms, lobby space, and public areas with exciting and modern color-schemes throughout the design package. The hotel’s primary food and beverage outlet, Twisted Willow Restaurant & Bar, was imaginatively redesigned utilizing contemporary and eclectic lighting and finish elements befitting the Silver Spring Downtown Arts & Entertainment District. The restaurant was also reconfigured to accommodate up to 75 guests in the new 1,000-square foot bar/lounge facility fronting along the busy Colesville Road commercial corridor.
The renovation of the hotel parallels the continuing revitalization of downtown Silver Spring that has transformed the surrounding neighborhood into a thriving commercial district over the past 15 years. Downtown Silver Spring, with its vibrant atmosphere and eclectic mix of dining, shopping and entertainment venues, is one of the most popular destinations in all of Montgomery County, Maryland.
The 248 guest rooms (which includes 52 suites) at the Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring offer modern décor and vibrant color schemes, along with complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access and other features such as the Sweet Dreams by Doubletree sleep experience package, with a specially designed mattress, plush pillow and high thread-count linens; heated indoor pool; in-room lap-top safe; 32-inch, flat-screen, LCD TVs; MP3-compatible stereo clock radio; Wolfgang Puck gourmet coffee service; and Neutrogena® bath and body products.
Featuring 20,000 square feet of flexible event space, the Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring can accommodate functions for 5 to 500 people. “The hotel is an ideal setting for business meetings,” said David Brian Catalon, Complex Director of Sales and Marketing. “Our large ballroom offers an exceptional setting for social events, such as weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs, and family reunions. Our creative catering service and professional events team make each event unique.”
A 24-hour, self-service Business Center supports business and communications needs via complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, desktop computing, and remote printing service through PrinterOn.
Guests can enjoy creative, delicious American cuisine in the new Twisted Willow Restaurant & Bar, the hotel’s upscale dining venue. Our menu items are imaginatively prepared using the freshest ingredients, locally sourced as available, at an affordable price. Featured items include: appetizers such as artisanal cheese plate featuring cheese from local dairies; “deconstructed” Pulled Pork Nachos accompanied by fresh green tomato salsa; Lobster and Crab Bisque using locally caught crab meat; and homemade Chicken, Corn and Spaetzle Soup. For guests who want to mix and mingle, Twisted Willow Bar has an upscale selection of scotches, bourbons, and vodkas as well as North American and South American wines.
For guests who want to maintain their workout program while on the road, a state-of-the-art fitness facility equipped with the latest in cardio and weight training equipment by Precor® Fitness, is available. An indoor, heated swimming pool also offers a refreshing way to relax at the Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring.
“The Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring offers a great central location and a commitment to the delivery of a superior guest experience,” noted General Manager, Jim Salvo. “We welcome every guest with our signature, warm chocolate chip cookie, while our highly knowledgeable hotel associates are ready to assist guests with details about the surrounding area’s attractions, as well as their historical and cultural importance.”
The Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring is located at 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States 20910. For more information on the Doubletree Hotel Washington DC – Silver Spring, visit the hotel’s website at http://silverspring.doubletree.com, or contact the hotel directly at 301-589-5200.