Count Down to relaunch

Hilton, Dar Misr to welcome new DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel to Egypt

Hilton, Dar Misr to welcome new DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel to Egypt

ArabFinance:  Dar Misr Development and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced plans to introduce a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Sokhna. The hotel will be located inside The Groove Sokhna Resort, with Dar Misr investing EGP 400 million in the hotel’s construction phase.

Projected to open by 2024, DoubleTree by Hilton Ain Al Sokhna will boast 162 guest rooms, six suites and 32 chalets, in addition to four food and beverage outlets, three retail outlets, two main pools, several private pools, a beach club, a fitness center, a spa and a kids club. DoubleTree by Hilton Ain Al Sokhna is located in an exclusively unique spot within The Groove Sokhna Resort, with mesmerizing beach area of 2400m and dashing beachfront units overlooking the red sea.

“Ain Al Sokhna has always been a secluded sea-side escape for Cairo residents, but even more so now with its proximity to many of the new cities being developed in east Cairo,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development for Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, Hilton. “This new addition to our portfolio is strategic, as it will allow us to bring our world-class services to those visiting Sokhna. Moreover, being located within a larger resort offering integrated services is expected to enhance guest experience; making our hotel a preferred destination for business and leisure travelers alike.”

“The trust placed in The Groove Sokhna Resort by the world’s finest hotel chains, Hilton, is a living proof for the well-renowned credibility of DM Development projects.” stated Dr. Ahmed Abdelhamid, Managing Director - DM Development. “Total investments of EGP 400 million for the hotel’s construction in the Groove, a resort that expands over 350,000m2, exquisitely distinguished with its 1km beach, the largest among Al Galala Ain Al Sokhna’s resorts and hotels.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Ain Al Sokhna will be part of the growing DoubleTree by Hilton global portfolio, which currently includes more than 580 upscale hotels and nearly 135,000 rooms across 46 countries. Over the past 50 years, the brand has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences and state-of-the-art meetings and fitness offerings.

The Groove Resort houses 1700 residential, administrative and retail units. In addition, the resort is ideally located next to international yacht and cruise marina and the biggest aqua park in Egypt, and is a walking distance from the new Galala City; making the hotel centrally located in the heart of Ain Al Sokhna.

Being a haven of comfort, The Groove Sokhna Resort and DoubleTree by Hilton Ain Al Sokhna are located on Al-Zafarana road, and are 35 minutes away from the New Capital, 45 minutes away from Cairo new gates and 50 minutes away from New Cairo.

#Related keywords

All rights reserved to Arab Finance 2015 ©

Back to top