The three-AA-star, 24-bedroom Solberge Hall hotel in Northallerton, Yorkshire, has been sold to Classic Lodges for £1.8m by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
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Headlam Hall Country hotel & spa in Darlington, County Durham, has become the first new UK member of Chateaux & Hotels Collection since the organisation announced its intention to expand here in February. It joins one other British member, Astor Court hotel in London.
Marriott UK has appointed a drag queen concierge to help welcome guests at key hotels during Pride weekends, which celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
German hotel group Steigenberger is to enter the UK for the first time when it takes over the management of the original Scotland Yard police station as a luxury 233-bedroom property in 2017.
Planners have now approved two-Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines’ plans to transform Courtlands House in Lympstone, Devon, into a luxury hotel and restaurant.
The British public spends an average of £7.31 on breakfast out of home, with one in three eating the first meal of the day on the move at least once a week, according to new research.
The Tewkesbury Park hotel, golf and country club in Gloucestershire has completed the first part of an interior refurbishment costing £2.5m.
Two former directors of an East Anglia boutique hotel company that has been placed in administration are taking steps to recover the business.
The UK is leading the way in what is set to be a bumper year for European hotel transactions, with year-on-year volumes up 85% during the first six months of 2015, according to real estate company JLL.
Travelodge has confirmed that it is up for sale as the current owners look set to exit from the investment they made in the business nearly three years ago. A figure of £1b has been touted for the portfolio of 519 properties across the UK, Spain and Ireland.