Hotels DoubleTree is first international hotel brand in Putian, China By Danny King / December 31, 2012 Share 1 -- DoubleTree by Hilton became the first global hotel brand in Putian, China. The 337-room hotel has three restaurants and an 80-foot-long heated indoor swimming pool. Putian, which has about 3 million people, is located in China’s Fujian Province, near China’s east coast and about 550 miles south of Shanghai. The hotel is the 12th DoubleTree in China. Follow Danny King on Twitter @dktravelweekly.