DoubleTree by Hilton unveils Ninth UK Hotel in South Yorkshire

11th Sep 2011
DoubleTree by Hilton unveils Ninth UK Hotel in South Yorkshire

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced its latest UK location with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park. Formerly the Sheffield Park Hotel, the 95-bedroom property, which is located on Chesterfield Road on the outskirts of Sheffield, has undergone a significant refurbishment to offer guests and the local community both outstanding accommodations and some of the finest business, conference and leisure facilities in the city.

DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park offers guests the opportunity to combine a city break with close access to the outstanding beauty of the Peak District. Only 15 minutes from the M1, the hotel provides complimentary parking and has easy access to bus and rail stations as well as international airports. The hotel proudly holds a Four Star rating from AA and the highly acclaimed Piano Restaurant & Bar holds an AA Rosette rating.

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global hotel brand that currently welcomes the world’s travellers in more than 250 locations around the globe. With nine hotels now open across the UK and two more locations scheduled to open in the coming months in Lincoln and Newcastle, the DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park represents another fine example of how we continue to expand our geographical presence across the UK and around the world.”

The modern guest rooms, suites and executive level accommodation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park include pampering bath amenities, laptop safe, mini refrigerator, iron/ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, generous work surfaces, 37-inch flat-screen HDTVs, plush and comfortable bedding and high-speed internet access. Complimentary wireless internet access is available in all public areas during the day and additional guest facilities include a health club, beauty spa and swimming pool.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sheffield Park has a well-earned reputation for hosting some of the finest board meetings, business conferences and social events in the region and can accommodate functions for 5 to 500 guests. Complimentary wireless internet access is available in all meeting rooms when booking a Day Delegate or Residential Delegate Package. More than 8,500 square feet of flexible meeting and event space includes the stunning 4,200-square-foot Devonshire Suite, which features its own private pre-function reception area.


The Piano Restaurant & Bar at the DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park offers contemporary European cuisine with a classical twist, using locally sourced food products creatively and thoughtfully prepared and presented for the most discriminating of tastes. The bar provides a contemporary, social setting with a unique character for both daytime and evening entertaining.

Guests at the DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park will benefit from the characteristic qualities found at more than 250 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels and resorts around the world, including the warm welcome of the brand’s legendary chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest upon check-in; an array of upscale amenities and guest services; the rewards of the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty programme; and a unique and caring team member commitment to the local community.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park is operated by Sheffield Park Hotel Limited under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide. The hotel is managed by Longrose Buccleuch Management Ltd.

Steve Whittaker, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park, said, “Our hotel team is delighted to join and represent one of many fine DoubleTree by Hilton hotels around the world. The hotel has proudly been an important part of the Sheffield community over the years. We are dedicated to carrying on this legacy as the DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park by creating a rewarding experience with our warm and welcoming style of hospitality for the world’s travellers.”

DoubleTree by Hilton is a proud member of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of hotels. The upscale, full-service hotel brand has seen remarkable growth since its European introduction in the spring of 2008 with 23 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels now open in ten countries across Europe. Hilton Worldwide continues to grow its presence in Europe, with more than 200 hotels currently operating and more than 90 hotels in the development pipeline.


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