MCLEAN, Virginia—DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of the newly renovated, upscale, full-service, 171-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baltimore North – Pikesville. Formerly a Hilton, the hotel is owned and operated by Pikesville Hotel Limited Partnership, a division of the Mangione Family Enterprise under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide.
“The Baltimore market has fully embraced the DoubleTree by Hilton brand as evidenced by the success of our three other properties in this metro area,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, in an announcement. “Baltimore is a major business and government hub for the region, as well as a robust leisure market with great family attractions and an active cruise terminal. Expanding our brand in the Baltimore suburbs is a smart move for DoubleTree by Hilton, and I am certain that the community will continue to appreciate our unique brand of genuine, caring service.”
As part of the brand transformation, renovations have been completed in all areas of the hotel. Guestrooms now feature new carpeting, window treatments, furniture and bedding, as well as Wolfgang Puck in-room gourmet coffee and tea service. Bathrooms were redone in their entirety, including granite countertops and new CITRON by Crabtree & Evelyn bath and body products.
Guest amenities include complimentary use of the newly-renovated Baltimore Fitness and Tennis center with six indoor tennis courts that is adjacent to the hotel. Public space upgrades offer new carpets, lighting, and window treatments in the hotel’s 11,800 square feet of meeting space, including the 6,860 square foot Preakness Ballroom. The lobby features updated furnishings, a fireplace, and business center. The hotel also includes a seasonal outdoor pool with new deck furnishings.
The guestrooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baltimore North – Pikesville are equipped with a single king size or two double beds; granite bathrooms; microwaves; mini-fridge; work desks with ergonomic chairs; large screen, high-definition LCD TVs; and MP3-compatible alarm clocks. Complimentary high-speed internet access is available throughout the hotel.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baltimore North – Pikesville can accommodate business and social events for up to 500 people. The hotel also has a 24-hour self-service business center and complimentary printing service.