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Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

Major renovation underway at 292-room hotel

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the DoubleTree name at its suburban facilities while keeping the Hilton name for its upscale hotels in larger cities.

Along with the name and senior management change, the DoubleTree in Pleasanton also has undertaken a comprehensive multi-million dollar renovation of the 292-room hotel.

Officially renamed the "DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club," signifying its continued business relationship with ClubSport of Pleasanton next door, the hotel is operated by Johnson Hotel Company and managed by Pacific Pearl Hotels.

"The ongoing growth of Northern California, including East Bay, provides an opportunity for DoubleTree by Hilton to broaden our presence in this popular destination for business and leisure travelers," said John Greenleaf, global head of the business. "Now, with the opening of our eighth property in the region, we are well positioned to serve even more guests seeking convenient, full-service amenities with all the comforts of home."

Greenleaf said the newly-named DoubleTree offers guests small-town charm with big-city connections to San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose. The makeover includes all new furnishings, 42-inch HDTV and the signature "SweetDreams" beds.

Offering 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, the hotel is also able to accommodate a range of business meetings and other events as well as large banquets and indoor wedding receptions for up to 370 guests. The meeting rooms will feature new, state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. The hotel also offers a 24-hour business center to accommodate guest's needs.

The hotel's Players Restaurant & Lounge offers contemporary California cuisine and outdoor dining by the hotel's pool.

"We also are delighted to open our doors to guests under the renowned DoubleTree by Hilton name and provide all the features and amenities for which the brand is known, while continuing to deliver the popular benefits of our Hilton HHonors rewards program," said Kevin Goebel, the hotel's general manager.

Hilton HHonors members also will continue to earn and redeem points with their stay at the new DoubleTree, including double points on the best available rates for Friday through Sunday stays through Jan. 21, 2015.

In addition to the signature chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee choices from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and a refreshing array of CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn.

DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club is located at 7050 Johnson Drive. For more information, or to make a reservation, sign on to the hotel's Web site at www.pleasanton.doubletree.com or call 925-463-8000.

With the DoubleTree brand, Hilton's portfolio includes 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

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Posted by Downtowner
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:52 am

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"DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club" : seriously, who comes up with these names? Do marketing people somehow think it appeals to customers instead of making them laugh at the brand?

Think "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim".


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Posted by aNPR
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jul 23, 2014 at 2:33 pm


Pleasanton is no longer upscale I guess, so it does make sense! :-)


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Posted by Damon
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Jul 23, 2014 at 3:06 pm

At least the name no longer rhymes with "Shmilton".

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Posted by Puppetlady
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:51 pm

Or What about the San Francisco 49'ers at Santa Clara?


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Posted by Tom F
a resident of Castlewood
on Jul 24, 2014 at 7:10 am

This is good news. I wonder what the short time rates are?


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Posted by Me Too
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:12 am

Stayed at the DoubleTree overlooking Times Square. It was pretty nice.


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