Phuket – Located in the heart of Patong, the 290-room DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort opens its doors yesterday and marks the brand’s second hotel in the country after DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok.
“As the DoubleTree brand celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we are thrilled to welcome DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort into our fast-growing portfolio of more than 560 hotels across 45 countries,” said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global brand head, DoubleTree by Hilton.
DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is located within close a walking distance to Soi Bangla, the heart of Patong’s nightlife; Central Patong Shopping Center; Jungceylon Shopping Center and Baan Zaan night market. The resort is a 30-minute and 60-minute drive to Phuket town and the airport.
The hotel offers 290 guest rooms and suites, ranging from 35 to 350 square meters, with a private balcony or terrace area overlooking the resort gardens and one of the three main swimming pools.
It is the first Hilton hotel in Phuket to introduce the propriety Digital Key technology. Digital Key, in conjunction with digital check-in with room selection, is available exclusively through the award-winning Hilton Honors app and offers the hospitality industry’s first-and-only opportunity for travellers to select the exact room they want based on both the hotel layout and its outside surroundings.
Facilities include three free-form swimming pools, a 24/7 fitness centre, five restaurant and bar options, and the renovated Andaman function venue that can accommodate up to 396 guests, to name but a few.