Hilton Worldwide announced today the signing of a franchise license agreement with Tehelne Pole a.s for a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bratislava, Slovakia.

The newly-built property, already under development, is anticipated to open in Q2, 2011 and will be the second Hilton Worldwide property in the country. 

The 120-guestroom DoubleTree by Hilton Bratislava will be conveniently located in the commercial district of the capital city. The hotel’s prime location is just 2.5 kilometers from the city centre and adjacent to the city’s new, multi-functional 9,000 capacity event center – a key venue for the Ice Hockey World Championship in Bratislava and Kosice in April and May 2011.

The event center will also be home to the local ice hockey team.As the capital and largest city of Slovakia, Bratislava is the political, cultural and economic hub of the country. DoubleTree by Hilton Bratislava’s conference facilities, proximity to the new event center and near-to-city location will make it a desirable option for a range of travelers.

Source: Business Wire