InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a
dual branded hotel development near Heathrow Airport, London.
two hotels, Holiday Inn London - Heathrow Bath Road and Staybridge
Suites London - Heathrow Bath Road, will operate under a franchise
agreement with Bathroad Corp Sarl.
Due to open in 2018,
the 190-room Staybridge Suites property will be built alongside a
new 433-room Holiday Inn hotel.
Located on Bath Road, the hotels
are close to the main entrances to Terminals 1, 2 and 3 of Heathrow
Airport, one of the world’s major international airports, serving
75 million air passengers annually.
Philip Lassman, Development Director, UK &
Ireland, IHG said, “We’re delighted to have established a new
partnership with Bathroad Corp Sarl and to be working on this
project together. We’re confident the combination of brands,
coupled with the hotels’ great location; will make these two
hotels the number one choice for business and leisure guests
staying at Heathrow. This is an exciting time for IHG as we
continue to grow a pipeline of quality hotels here with our
portfolio of preferred brands.”
Holiday Inn London - Heathrow Bath Road will
feature the brand’s signature Open Lobby, which combines the front
desk, lobby, restaurant, bar, lounge area and business centre into
one open, cohesive space.
The Staybridge Suites London -
Heathrow Bath Road will feature studios and one-bedroom suites. The
suites include fully equipped kitchens, LED TV’s, large work
areas, air conditioning and free wireless internet throughout.
With both hotels in the same building, the dual branded model
allows for operational efficiencies through shared facilities and amenities whilst at the same time as offering guests a choice of
accommodation to fit their needs.
The two hotels will also
contain seven meeting rooms, an onsite gym each and over 300
Morris Katri, Director,
Bathroad Corp Sarl said, “With the number of visitors coming to
and from Heathrow Airport, this dual branded development is
especially suited to its location. With two hotels we can appeal
to a wider pool of guests and the full suite of food and beverage
and meetings services offered at Holiday Inn complements the
Staybridge Suites service offer perfectly. They are perfect for
not only business travellers but also for families and those who
may be spending an extended period away from their home and
currently has 309 hotels open in the UK, including five open near
Heathrow Airport, and a further 25 hotels in the pipeline in the
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