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Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

Original post made on Jul 23, 2014

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the DoubleTree name at its suburban facilities while keeping the Hilton name for its upscale hotels in larger cities.

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Posted by Downtowner
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:52 am

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"DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club" : seriously, who comes up with these names? Do marketing people somehow think it appeals to customers instead of making them laugh at the brand?

Think "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim".

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Posted by aNPR
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jul 23, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Pleasanton is no longer upscale I guess, so it does make sense! :-)

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Posted by Damon
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Jul 23, 2014 at 3:06 pm

At least the name no longer rhymes with "Shmilton".

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Posted by Puppetlady
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:51 pm

Or What about the San Francisco 49'ers at Santa Clara?

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Posted by Tom F
a resident of Castlewood
on Jul 24, 2014 at 7:10 am

This is good news. I wonder what the short time rates are?

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Posted by Me Too
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:12 am

Stayed at the DoubleTree overlooking Times Square. It was pretty nice.

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