MT. VERNON, Ill.

DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon is now open in southern Illinois. The 200-room hotel is located just outside Mt. Vernon’s city center with convenient access to highways leading to surrounding cities including St. Louis, Chicago, Memphis and Indianapolis.

The property offers more than 9,000 square feet of meeting space, including 6,000 square feet of banquet and breakout rooms for up to 600 guests. The hotel also offers more than 1,700 square feet of separate meeting rooms and more than 1,500 square feet of space in the Atrium, which expands the event space near the ballroom.

The hotel is home to Double Overtime Grill, a restaurant and bar that boasts an upscale sports bar vibe and specializes in American cuisine. Additional amenities include a fitness center, indoor pool and a large atrium with a 30-foot water feature and ample natural light.