Hotel management firm Bespoke Hotels ](http://www.bespokehotels.com/)is to manage six new properties, formerly part of the Merchant Inns estate.
The six properties are:
• The Black Boy Inn, Oxon;
• The Carnarvon Arms, Newbury;
• The Horse & Groom Inn, Wiltshire;
• The Lambert Arms, Oxfordshire;
• The Saracens Head, Essex,
• The Talbot Inn, Surrey.
The move, which comes afte Merchant Inns was placed in administration last year, takes the total number of properties in Bespoke's portfolio to 34.
Bespoke's managing director Robin Sheppard said: "The six properties are perfectly positioned to apply the Bespoke Hotel blend of strong internal systems coupled with our philosophy that every hotel benefits from a little individuality and a little bit of tailoring to bring out its true heart and soul."
By Neil Gerrard
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