Refurbishment work has already begun on upgrading the Victorian hotel and once complete, will include 170 refreshed guest rooms, fitness facilities, a spa and pool and conference and events space for up to 500 delegates.
Aneil Handa, director of the Cairn Group, said: “We are excited to announce that the highly regarded DoubleTree by Hilton brand is coming to Harrogate. This partnership will enhance our iconic hotel’s current offering and we are very much looking forward to working with Hilton and seeing the finished results.”
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton, “A Victorian landmark, this hotel is a fantastic addition to our DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio. The hotel has been a paragon of Harrogate hospitality for more than one hundred years and, following its renovation, will become the first choice for hotel accommodation in the upmarket spa town.”