Romanian investment fund SIF Banat Crisana and local firm Calipso recently opened a new hotel in Oradea affiliated to the Hilton chain. The new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Oradea has 147 rooms and is the second hotel under this brand in Romania. The first was opened in Bucharest about this time last year.
“‘Our expansion into Eastern Europe is one of the priorities for Hilton Worldwide,” said Simon Vincent, President EMEA, Hilton Worldwide.
The Oradea hotel also includes an eforea:spa, the first one opened within a DoubleTree by Hilton in Europe.
Hilton International has 300 hotels worldwide and 30 in Europe. In Romania, Hilton has three affiliated hotels: Athenee Palace Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton in Bucharest, and the Hilton in Sibiu. The hotel chain was looking at adding a new DoubleTree by Hilton in Ploiesti as well, according to previous statements. Each of these hotels is owned by a local investor, which signs franchise contracts with the Hilton chain.
(photo source: DoubleTree by Hilton Oradea)