DoubleTree by Hilton Offers Inspiring Packages for a May Bank Holiday or Half-Term Short-Break
LONDON – With a growing portfolio of almost 40 properties in Europe, upscale hotel brand DoubleTree by Hilton has a wealth of short-break packages ideal for a half-term hop or a bank holiday escape this May. With packages spanning the UK, Turkey, Spain and the Netherlands, families, couples and singles can choose from a spa sojourn on the Costa Brava and a cultural weekend in Amsterdam, to a heritage holiday in Sheffield and city break in Dublin. And, of course, every stay starts with the warm welcome of a signature DoubleTree by Hilton chocolate chip cookie at check-in!
Spa SeekersThe 87-room, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Emporda on Spain’s Costa Brava, is perfect for a pampering bank holiday break in the sun. Not only is the hotel just a 10 minute drive away from the blissful Mediterranean sands of Begur beach but it also sits on-site at the Emporda Golf Club. The spa features an indoor pool, solarium, sauna, Jacuzzi, hammam and fully-equipped gym, and specialises in natural treatments such as its signature thermal water circuit designed to invigorate and refresh the senses.
The hotel is offering a three-night Spa & Relax is available over the two bank holiday weekends in May (3 – 6 May and 24 – 27 May), from €395 for two people. The package includes three nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation, access to the spa and a 50-minute massage each. To book call 00 34 972 782 030.
DoubleTree by Hilton Chester, set in an elegantly refurbished 140-bedroom Grade II listed manor house in 12 acres of grounds, is offering a Just the Two of Us spa treat over the two bank holiday weekends in May (3 – 6 May and 24 – 27 May) from £215 per couple, per night. Guests can relax in a king-size bed ahead of a full English breakfast, then retreat to the spa for the day where they will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine* before enjoying a 25-minute Elemis taster facial and a 25-minute signature back, neck and shoulder massage each plus a two course lunch in the spa café. The 25,000sq metre spa spans three levels and boasts 14 treatment rooms, including a couples’ treatment room, an open air Watsu pool, a hydrotherapy pool and a meditation room. It also features five wet areas – including aroma room, sauna and hammam – and treatments use products from Elemis and natural source ingredient brand Pevonia Botanica. The hotel is also home to a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill where couples can indulge in a romantic meal to end a perfect day of pampering. To book call 01244 408 800.
City SlickersLocated in the heart of the Kadikoy district on the Asian coast of Istanbul and boasting a rooftop pool* and restaurant, DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul – Moda has an Istanbul Weekend Getaway Package that’s ideal for those seeking a short-break to explore the Asian side of Istanbul, an area of traditional bazaars, tea gardens, Ottoman architecture, historic churches and modern luxury shopping. The package, available over the two bank holiday weekends in May (3 – 6 May and 24 – 27 May), starts from €380 for two people and includes two nights’ accommodation, a fine dining experience for two at the hotel’s 360EAST restaurant and club, which is located on the top terrace and offers a stunning Istanbul panorama, and a 50-minute massage each at the on-site Elemental Fitness & SPA. To book call 00 90 216 542 4344 or go to www.doubletree.com
* Please note that the rooftop pool is open in time for second May Bank Holiday only
The Morrison, a DoubleTree by Hilton, overlooking the River Liffey in the heart of Dublin, has recently joined the brand’s diverse portfolio, following a €7 million refurbishment. For the first bank holiday weekend in May (3 – 6 May), the glamorous hotel in the vibrant Irish capital is offering a three-night package from €530 for two people. The package includes accommodation for three nights, breakfast daily, dinner for two on one of the evenings in The Morrison Grill and a cocktail* each in the hotel’s Quay 14 bar. To book call 353 1 887 2400.
Culture VulturesDoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park has teamed up with historic Haddon Hall near neighbouring Bakewell to launch a heritage package ideal for families or couples seeking an escape over the second bank holiday weekend (24 & 25 May) and May half-term (27 May – 2 June). Haddon Hall is set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park, sitting like a jewel in its Elizabethan terraced gardens, and overlooking the River Wye. Parts of the house date back to the 12th century.
The two-night Haddon Hall Package starts from £199 for two people and includes two nights’ accommodation with breakfast, dinner on the first night in the hotel’s award-winning Piano Restaurant, afternoon tea and tickets to Haddon Hall. To book call 0114 282 9988 or go to www.doubletree.com
DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam – Centraal Station is giving families and couples the chance to experience the “Venice of the North”, in the year that commemorates the 400th anniversary of the famous canals, with a special Canal Tour Package available throughout May and June, including the two bank holidays and the half-term break. Set in the heart of the historic city centre adjacent to Amsterdam Central Station, the contemporary hotel offers stunning city views and provides easy access to attractions such as the Anne Frank house, the Van Gogh Museum and the museum district. The package starts from €338 for two people and includes two nights’ accommodation with breakfast and a one-hour canal tour. To book call 00 31 20 5300 800 or go to www.doubletree.com
For more information or to make reservations, please visit www.doubletree.com, call 0870 590 9090 or contact your travel agent.
*Service of alcohol is subject to country and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
All package prices quoted are inclusive of tax.
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