Doubletree Hotel opens in Denver Tech Center

Greenwood Village, Colorado, April 23, 2008 - After a $15 million renovation, the Doubletree Denver Tech Center (DTC) is now welcoming business and leisure travelers to this thriving south Denver community with the hotel brand's legendary chocolate-chip cookies and its luxurious Sweet Dreams beds. This landmark building, formerly known as the Hotel Denver Tech Center, remains an icon, transformed by Stonebridge Companies, owner and operator of a leading hospitality management and development company for Hilton Hotels, Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

For the Denver-based Stonebridge Companies, deciding on the right brand for each marketplace is an art. "We felt that the upscale Doubletree brand was an excellent fit for the area," says Navin C. Dimond, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stonebridge Companies. "This property will be a hot-spot in the Denver Tech Center. It has been re-imagined and re-designed with a smart collision of colors and influences that fill the hotel with energy and liveliness inside and out. The bright, modern design creates a new kind of casual luxury." The hotel will cater to convention attendees, business travelers and leisure travelers.

Unique features at this full-service, 305-room property include the Sweet Dreams sleep experience in every room: a custom-designed mattress, jumbo down pillows and luxurious linens. Each ultra-comfortable guestroom has a crisp interior design in vivid hues and is outfitted with a 37-inch LCD television and granite finishes in the completely refurbished bathroom. Guests have access to free wireless Internet in each guestroom and in public areas throughout the property. Meeting and banquet facilities feature state-of-the-art technology and 20,000 square feet of space available in various configurations. The focal point is the 6,600-square-foot Citrus Ballroom with splashes of orange zest throughout the room to spice up any social occasion.

The popular DazBog Coffee Shop serves up its famous Russian blend in the Doubletree's atrium/lobby, while the adjacent ZINK kitchen + bar, also owned and managed by Stonebridge Companies, delights sophisticated diners with its modern global cuisine in an intimate 100-seat setting. Signature libations and small plates will be served in the hip Zbar, making it "the-place-to-be" for locals to gather.

Complimentary chocolate chip cookies at the front desk are standard check-in treats at all Doubletree hotels. Guests will enter the hotel via the transformed porte cochere that will soon be accented by a steel, rectangular sculpture by renowned local artist Ed Dwight. The stunning lobby is filled with eclectic furnishings while an invigorating atrium boasts bold colors and geometric designs.

The Doubletree DTC is located at 7801 East Orchard Road. For additional information, go to www.denvertech.doubletree.com

ACCOMMODATIONS

- 305 guestrooms, including Standard Rooms, Executive Rooms (with sofa sleepers) and Presidential and Junior Suites (with oversized Jacuzzi tubs; some with separate living area and one-and-a-half baths) - Free wireless high-speed Internet access - Well-lit desk with comfortable chair - New granite finishes in the completely refurbished bathrooms - In-room DazBog coffee service - Newspaper delivery - Hairdryer - Iron & ironing board - 37-inch LCD television - Cable TV with premium channels and pay-per-view AMENITIES & SERVICES - Complimentary parking - On-site Enterprise car rental - Laundry/valet service - Coin laundry - 24-hour business center with computer, printer and digital copier - Free wireless high-speed Internet access in public areas - Indoor and outdoor pool - State-of-the-art fitness center, with additional access to the Greenwood Village Athletic Club available for a minimal fee - DazBog Coffee Shop - Adjacent ZINK Kitchen + Bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner - Meeting and banquet facilities for small meetings to large social events, with 20,000 square feet of space available in various configurations www.StonebridgeCompanies.com

About Stonebridge Companies:

Founded in 1991 by Navin C. Dimond, Stonebridge Companies is a privately owned, innovative hotel management company headquartered near Denver, Colorado, which has developed over 60 hotels and operated more than 75 lodging properties. Currently, Stonebridge Companies operates nearly 40 hotels comprising approximately 6,000 guestrooms in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, Utah, Virginia and Washington. The diverse portfolio includes select-service, extended stay, mid-scale and full-service hotels in primary and secondary markets.

For detailed information, visit www.StonebridgeCompanies.com

About Doubletree:

Doubletree hotels are upscale accommodations in more than 150 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America. The hotels feature distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today's business and leisure travelers. Guests enjoy high-speed internet access in guestrooms and Wi-Fi in all hotels' public spaces. The Sweet Dreams by Doubletree sleep experience is standard in all hotels, which includes a custom-designed, plush-top mattress; an inviting abundance of jumbo down pillows; and a luxurious linen package of baffle-box down blankets, high thread-count linens with triple sheeting, elegant contemporary bedcovers and matching bedskirts. And every property welcomes guests with warm chocolate chip cookies-no matter what the time of day or night travelers check in.

For detailed information, visit www.doubletree.com

Media Contact Information: Adrienne Pumphrey/ Vice President - Sales & Marketing/ Stonebridge Companies/ 9100 East Panorama Drive, Suite 300/ Englewood, CO 80112/ 303-785-3147/ www.stonebridgecompanies.com/

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