Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre, becoming the company’s first hotel in Armenia.

The 176 guest room hotel is located in the business district of Yerevan alongside a number of international embassies, and provides spacious and multifunctional meeting facilities to host up to 700 delegates.

“We are thrilled to bring the Hilton Worldwide brand to Armenia with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.

“Armenia’s economy is experiencing continuous growth, making it an exciting destination for business and leisure travelers alike. We look forward to delivering our globally-recognised service culture to guests arriving from both inside and outside of Armenia, starting with the iconic warm chocolate chip cookie welcome presented to each guest upon arrival and extending through every aspect of their stay.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre introduces Gold, a new restaurant featuring a menu of European and Italian specialties. Guests also have access to spa and gym facilities which will include a spacious treatment room, comfortable relaxing zone, Hamam, Finnish sauna and cardio and weight training equipment.

Zvartnots International Airport is approximately 11 kilometres from the hotel, while Sasuntsi David Train Station and Zoravar Andranik metro station are a short distance from the hotel.

“It is a privilege to open Hilton Worldwide’s first hotel and introduce DoubleTree by Hilton’s renowned hospitality to guests in Yerevan,” said Luciano Casagrande, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre.

“As one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities, Yerevan has a rich history and culture, and is a vibrant destination for leisure and business travelers.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre joins 11 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels already operating in the Caucasus region, which encompasses Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkey and Russia.

DoubleTree by Hilton is defined by its unique Culture of CARE, which stands for Create A Rewarding Experience for guests, Team Members and the community.