Arkansas DoubleTree begins multimillion-dollar renovation

The DoubleTree by Hilton in Little Rock, Ark., began a multimillion-dollar revitalization. The renovations will include a new lobby, lounge, restaurant and upgraded guestrooms. The 288-room hotel is managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm.

The renovations will update the hotel's lobby, completely overhauling all finishes and fixtures. The new front desk will provide open access to guests, and the lobby will also now include the Made Market. The business center will be redesigned to allow guests to gather throughout the lobby. The concierge lounge will receive new wall finishes, carpet, seating and a breakfast bar.

The hotel bar has also been redesigned. The new bar will flow into the lounge area, while the restaurant will be transformed to provide guests with a casual dining experience with a focus on local and regional fare. The restaurant will also have a new private dining room available for parties of up to 10 people.

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The renovations and upgrades will continue throughout the property to the guestrooms. Guestrooms will receive new carpet, wall vinyl, draperies, and new soft seating including pullout sofa beds. All current double full rooms will be converted into double queen rooms and all current single queen rooms will be converted into king rooms. New desks, dressers, nightstands and full length mirrors will add essential function to the upgraded guestroom experience. Additionally all guestroom corridors will receive new wall vinyl, draperies and carpet.

“These renovations will enhance guest experience for both the business and leisure traveler visiting the heart of historic Little Rock,” said Tina Fleming, GM of the hotel. “We are excited to reveal the plans and renderings for this project, and introducing the new and improved DoubleTree Little Rock to the community this fall.”

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