The UK's largest hotel chain Premier Inn is to add five new hotels to its portfolio after securing sites in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey.
Located in Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Portsmouth and Wokingham, the new leasehold properties will add an additional 370 bedrooms to the Premier Inn portfolio and create 225 jobs in the region.
John Bates, head of acquisitions UK and Ireland for Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants, said that Premier Inn is reacting to its customer' demand for more hotels and will add to further siters the company is developing in Gosport and Winchester.
The five sites are:
- Farnborough: 80-bedroom hotel and 200 cover Beefeater Grill restaurant
- Farnham: 60-bedroom hotel and 200 cover Beefeater Grill restaurant
- Fleet: 70-bedroom hotel
- Portsmouth: 84-bedroom hotel
- Wokingham: 80-bedroom hotel
Premier Inn currently has more than 650 hotels across the UK.