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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Opens in Agra, India

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Hilton has opened a DoubleTree hotel in Agra, India.

Set in the heart of the bustling city and minutes from the Taj Mahal, the DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is among just a few hotels offering views of the magnificent mausoleum.

The hotel is also near popular attractions and shopping districts including the Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb, Jama Masjid and Kinari Bazaar.

 The hotel is located 10 kilometres from the Agra Airport and seven kilometres from the Agra Cantonment Railway Station. Guests driving from Delhi can also easily access the hotel from the Delhi - Agra Yamuna Expressway.

“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra marks our entry into one of the most important leisure markets in India for both DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We look forward to delighting guests with our globally-recognised service culture, demonstrated from the moment a guest walks through a hotel’s doors and is presented with our signature warm chocolate chip cookie upon check-in, and continuing throughout every aspect of the guest’s stay."

DoubleTree by Hilton Agra features 104 guestrooms, including four suites, all equipped with amenities including the signature Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree sleep experience bed, Wi-Fi, 42” HDTV with premium channels, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, electronic safe and a three or four-fixture bathroom with a walk-in rain shower.

Each one-bedroom suite additionally includes a separate living room, dining area and powder room. The Presidential Suite is equipped with a pantry and a walk-in closet in addition to a bedroom and living room.

Guests will be able to choose from four dining venues at the hotel, including: North 27, an all-day global cuisine restaurant; Kebab-E-Que, offering the best of Indian North-West Frontier cuisine; Plush Bar, a lounge; and The Food Store, an all-day café and deli that serves fresh pastries, sandwiches and beverages for dine-in or takeaway.

Recreational facilities at the hotel include an outdoor infinity pool with views of the Taj Mahal, a complimentary 24-hour fitness centre, Kids’ Activities Room, spa and a salon.

 The 3,840-square foot Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 425 people and is connected to an open-air area, while the 1,820-square foot Coronation Room can be separated into three distinct spaces and accommodates up to 200. Concourse is the hotel’s multi-function hall which can accommodate up to 75 people. Guests can also make use of two boardrooms and the 24-hour business centre.

“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is a significant milestone as it marks the entry of Hilton Worldwide into this prime leisure destination,” said Daniel Welk, vice president, operations - India, Hilton Worldwide. “We look forward to welcoming guests with the award-winning service culture for which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known around the world.”

The DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is owned by Archer Hospitality Private Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide.

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