Thu, 28 January 2016

IHG Opens 453-Room InterContinental London - The O2

IHG has opened the InterContinental London - The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula, Londons rejuvenated historic, entertainment and financial gateway.

The 453-room InterContinental London - The O2 will operate under a franchise agreement with Meridian Hotel Operations and will be managed by a division of the Arora Group. It is the second London property in the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts portfolio.

Located adjacent to the O2 Arena and just 400m from North Greenwich underground station and North Greenwich Pier, the hotel offers access into central London in as little as 15 minutes.

  The hotel is close to famous attractions within historic Royal Greenwich including The Cutty Sark and Greenwich Observatory, and the Maritime Museum.

Surinder Arora, Founder and Chairman of the Arora Group, said, We are delighted to be partnering once more with IHG, delivering another best in class project. After years of planning and careful design, we can now open the doors to our new InterContinental London - The O2. With our unique position on the river and extensive facilities for business and leisure, the hotel brings a new world-class luxury hotel offering to this vibrant part of the capital and were looking forward to welcoming our first guests.

Alongside its five destination-inspired food and beverage outlets including The Peninsula Restaurant and rooftop sky bar, Eighteen, the hotel boasts a spa and a 3,100 sqm pillar-free ballroom - one of the largest in Europe - with an additional 19 meeting rooms, organisers office and 1,600 sqm of pre-function space exposing dramatic views of Canary Wharf.

Angela Brav, Chief Executive, Europe, IHG said, Were thrilled to be opening InterContinental London - The O2 in one of the greatest cities in the world. Much like InterContinental Hong Kong or InterContinental Paris Le Grand, this iconic hotel is set to become a destination in its own right, next to one of the UKs most popular entertainment venues. Were enormously proud of our award-winning brand that continues to expand in Europes most visited cities. East London is going through an unprecedented transformation and Im confident InterContinental London - The O2 hotel will be the perfect luxury retreat for both local residents and guests.

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