Hilton Worldwide opened its first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Phuket, Thailand. The 250-room DoubleTree Resort by Hilton – Surin Beach is located on the west coast of the island on Surin Beach.
Formerly the Courtyard by Marriott, the rebranded four-story DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket – Surin Beach sits between Phuket International Airport and Patong, the island’s popular tourist center. The resort offers over 80 suites and has three food and beverage outlets which include Asia Alive, an all-day dining restaurant, The Boardwalk, a pool bar serving snacks, and a food and beverage retail outlet, The Food Store. There will also be four meetings rooms as well as a business center, fitness club, outdoor lagoon-style pools, water slides and a kids club.
Phuket is considered as one of Asia’s leading leisure destinations and is famous for its beaches, pristine waters, and inland mountains. Surin is situated on the west coast of Phuket. Surin Beach is popular with both tourists and Thais for its large selection of beach restaurants ranging from the Catch Beach Club to local beachside restaurants.
Hilton Worldwide currently manages six properties in Thailand including Conrad Bangkok, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, Hilton Pattaya, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa, Hilton Hua Hin Resort and Spa and Conrad Koh Samui, and will open Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok and DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok in 2013.