DoubleTree by Hilton Welcomes Croatia to Global Portfolio of Destinations

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The upscale and contemporary hotel welcomes guests with a full-service guest offering and legendary warm chocolate chip cookie on arrival, as well as featuring new destination restaurant OXBO Urban Bar & Grill led by renowned Croatian chef, Tomislav Niksic.

Simon Vincent, president, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide, said, “I am delighted that we are now welcoming guests to our newly opened DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb, which joins the beautiful Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik as our second hotel in Croatia. A significant addition to Zagreb’s visitor offering, the hotel features fantastic events space and easy access to historic and cultural highlights which makes it a perfect weekend break destination or a stop-off for travelers on route to the Croatian coastal resorts.”

OXBO Urban Bar and Grill opens at DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb under the culinary leadership of renowned Croatian chef, Tomislav Niksic. The destination restaurant offers a contemporary menu with popular international dishes and strong emphasis on local Croatian cuisine. Interiors feature high and low seating, countertop dining and an open theatre kitchen with fire grill which uses the freshest, natural ingredients and features a showcase market table displaying seasonal produce and herbs. Signature dishes include: lamb beef duo, a combination of fire grilled, dry aged beef tenderloin with brand lamb shoulder borek; and egg ravioli with mushroom and garlic scented broth; as well as a range of grilled fish and vegetable options. OXBO’s unique menu features US Black Angus beef, imported directly from Creekstone Farms, a gold plated provider of world-class beef. The bar offers a list of high quality cocktails, international gourmet beers, and an eye-catching wine display, with an extensive wine by the glass menu and food pairing menu.

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “Following recent new openings in the UK, Romania and Turkey, we are thrilled to make the addition of Croatia to our global portfolio. Travelers to Zagreb can now experience the warm welcome and benefits of staying with DoubleTree by Hilton, joining a fast growing fan-base of travelers in Europe that love our impressive portfolio of upscale hotel accommodation, which offers a personalized and welcoming level of service and style.”

Karin van den Berg, general manager, said, “We are excited to open DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb, welcome guests to the city and serve our local community. The hotel will provide travelers and local residents with a superb new offering in Zagreb, from OXBO Urban Bar & Grill, our Health Club to a superb events space perfect for business and social events. We look forward to extending a warm DoubleTree by Hilton welcome for many years to come!”

For meetings, conferences and events, DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb offers more than 4,140 square feet of flexible meeting space, featuring the Mimosa Ballroom, which seats up to 250 delegates theatre style, a boardroom and a further three meeting rooms with capacity for up to 300 guests. Business travelers and conference guests benefit from a complimentary, 24-7 business centre, concierge services, state-of-the-art technology and a location in the heart of the business district.

DoubleTree by Hilton now welcomes travelers to a rewarding hotel experience with a fast-growing network of 34 hotels throughout Europe, with locations in cities such as Istanbul, London, Amsterdam and Milan.

With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations and more than 315 hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations in 25 countries, DoubleTree by Hilton hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travellers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest reward programme, each DoubleTree by Hilton guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them.