A new hotel has just opened in Glasgow’s International Financial Services District. 

A previously empty 40,000 sq-ft 1960s office block has completed a comprehensive redevelopment. It is now the 137-bedroom Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West.

Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West is located on the corner of Douglas Street and Waterloo Street in the city centre. It joins its sister hotel - Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square.

The hotel’s design pay tribute to Glasgow’s musical connections and history with nods to the musical greats who have graced Glasgow’s stages in the past.

Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West also boasts the ‘rehearsal studio’ bar and a ground-floor Tinderbox coffee shop.

Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West is a four-minute walk from Glasgow Central station.

Details: https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-B1C4-ibis-styles-glasgow-centre-west-now-open/index.shtml

Dalata Hotel Group will be the operators of a new hotel currently under construction in Aldgate in central London. 

The new hotel, which will be branded Clayton Hotel Aldgate London, is expected to be completed towards the end of this year.

Clayton Hotel Aldgate London will have 212 bedrooms with a restaurant and bar plus access to a fitness centre.

Clayton Hotel Aldgate London will be close to the City of London. The area is also set to be further enhanced with the opening of two new Crossrail stations at Liverpool Street and Whitechapel in December 2018.

Dalata is a rapidly growing hotel group in the UK. They have a pipeline of almost 2,000 bedrooms under development across UK cities including London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol.

Currently Dalata operate two Clayton hotels in the Greater London in Chiswick and Cricklewood.

Details: http://dalatahotelgroup.com/

Construction has started on the new 75-bedroom Hotel Indigo in city centre Chester.

The hotel is due to open towards the end of 2019.

Each Indigo hotel is inspired by its local neighbourhood.

Hotel Indigo Chester will feature rooms based around Chester’s historic architecture, racecourse and famous clock tower. 

The restaurant at Hotel Indigo Chester will be operated by MasterChef Champion Simon Wood who will open his second restaurant - Wood Chester - in the hotel.

Other facilities include a residents-only fitness facility.

Hotel Indigo Chester will be located alongside St Werburgh’s Church in Grosvenor Park Road in Chester.

Other new hotel developments in Chester include a new easyHotel with 109 bedrooms which is planned in nearby Forest Street.

Details: https://www.ihg.com/hotelindigo/hotels/gb/en/reservation

Dalata Hotel Group is planning to open a new four-star hotel on one of the largest development sites in the centre of Manchester.   

Dalata is planning to open a new Maldron-branded hotel in the Circle Square mixed development site on Oxford Road; the site of the former BBC headquarters in Manchester.

The new Maldron Hotel would have 276 bedrooms plus a restaurant and bar plus meeting and events facilities.

Subject to planning approval from Manchester City Council, it is possible that the Maldron Hotel could open in the first half of 2021.

Dalata Hotel Group already operate a Clayton Hotel at Manchester International Airport. The group is also currently developing a new 17-storey, 329-bedroom hotel under the same brand in Portland Street in centre of Manchester.

Details: http://dalatahotelgroup.com/


Mercure Leeds Centre is set to open this September. The hotel was formerly the New Ellington Hotel.


Mercure Leeds Centre is located in the heart of the Leeds financial quarter.


Mercure Leeds Centre will have 59 bedrooms and a restaurant called ‘Loom’ in recognition of the area’s roots as a site for wool warehouses in the late 1800s.


Yorkshire textiles and products will feature throughout the hotel with chairs upholstered with suit jackets and collectibles reminiscent of a traditional tailor shop.


Mercure Leeds Centre will also feature a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café plus two meeting rooms and free wi-fi throughout.


Mercure Leeds Centre is located in York Place in the centre of Leeds around a ten-minute walk from Leeds Central station.


Details: https://www.splendidhospitality.co.uk/