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Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Hotel Indigo Opens in York, England

InterContinental Hotels Group has opened an Hotel Indigo in the historic city of York, England.

Operating under a franchise agreement with Sojourn Hotels, Hotel Indigo York is located in Walmgate, the birthplace of Yorks chocolate making empire.

 The 101-room hotel is within easy reach of some of the citys most outstanding restaurants and bars, boutiques, artisan shops, famous tea-rooms, museums and galleries.

Celebrating the true flavours and locality of Yorkshire, Hotel Indigo York has partnered with the award winning Yorkshire Meatball Co., one of the UKs only speciality meatball restaurant. The restaurant serves meat, fish, vegetarian and sweet balls all hand-rolled in-house as well as a wide selection of Yorkshire craft beers.

Shiraz Boghani, Chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group said: We are delighted to be opening our third hotel in York. There are over 30 visitor attractions in York and it is a testament to how hard York works as a city that there is something to appeal to everybody who visits.

At Hotel Indigo York, design nuances echo the neighbourhoods cultural charm and have been woven throughout the hotel to create eye-catching dcor. Interiors hint at Walmgates chocolate heritage, including Rowntrees (the famous English confectioner which started life in this neighbourhood in 1725).

Centre stage on the ground floor is a red brick feature wall, influenced by the architecture of Walmgate which has been admired over the centuries by visitors to York.

Mike Sweeting, Hotel Manager, Hotel Indigo York, said, The neighbourhood of Walmgate provides the perfect base for exploring Yorks rich cultural heritage. With our chocolate inspired dcor and emphasis on real local flavours we are ready to give guests an authentic Yorkshire welcome.

There are currently 19 Hotel Indigo properties in Europe and 11 in the pipeline. Hotel Indigo York joins 9 other IHG hotels in Yorkshire.

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