MERIDA, Mexico—Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of a DoubleTree by Hilton in Merida—the largest city and capital of Mexico’s state of Yucatan. Built around an early 20th century mansion, the four-story DoubleTree by Hilton Merida is located in the city’s business district.
“This latest addition in the exciting city of Merida is a prime example of our efforts to bring the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands to new destinations, and provide travelers a Hilton Worldwide hotel wherever they may visit in the remarkable country of Mexico,” said Danny Hughes, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, for Hilton Worldwide, in an announcement. “We are thrilled to offer guests a new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Merida. With its culturally impressive offering and the safe surroundings the Yucatan is known for, Merida is an ideal location for our newest hotel in Mexico.”
The new DoubleTree by Hilton Merida’s 100 guestrooms and suites feature the Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree Sleep Experience, 42-inch HDTV flat screen television, in-room tea and coffee making service by Wolfgang Puck, work desks with data ports, MP3-compatible clock radios, and wireless high-speed internet access. Visitors will also have access to 3,000 square feet of function space, business center, fitness center, and outdoor swimming pool.
Dining options feature the signature restaurant La Casona Colón, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and La Raspa bar which provides cocktails and beverages.
Rob Palleschi, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton for Hilton Worldwide said, “The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Merida not only reinforces our brand’s growing Latin American footprint, but adds yet another exciting leisure destination to our diverse portfolio of hotels in business and leisure destinations across 23 countries.”