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    Accor opens two newly built hotels in Leicester

    The Novotel hotel and Adagio aparthotel, both under the Accor umbrella, will open in January 2020…

    Hotel group Accor has announced that two newly built hotels in Leicester, Novotel Leicester and Adagio Leicester Aparthotel, will open on January 15, 2020. The new properties are owned by Charles Street Buildings Group and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Aimbridge Hospitality’s International Division.

    Render of new development

    The 10-storey Novotel Leicester boasts 154 guestrooms including executive suites, meeting spaces, a state-of-the-art gym and a ground-floor feature bar and restaurant. The hotel is ideal for guests who want style and convenience wrapped up in one.

    “Today Accor has more than 260 hotels in UKI and a strong pipeline across our luxury, midscale and economy portfolio.” – Thomas Dubaere, COO Accor Northern Europe

    The six-storey Adagio Leicester Aparthotel is opening next door to the Novotel with 98 apartments consisting of two person studios and one-bedroom apartments for up to four people.

    Masculine interiors in lounge of Aparthotel

    Image caption: Concept render of Novotel Leicester

    Speaking of the new openings, Thomas Dubaere, COO Accor Northern Europe commented: “Today Accor has more than 260 hotels in UKI and a strong pipeline across our luxury, midscale and economy portfolio. Opening a new build dual brand site in the heart of Leicester strengthens our midscale portfolio in the UK. Novotel and Adagio brands continue to go from strength to strength both in business and brand terms, and I am delighted to be opening both Novotel Leicester and Adagio Leicester in such a prime city location. We are have worked closely with the developer of this property to deliver a very high quality building which will bring significant benefits to the city and visitors.”

    Set in a location which connects the city centre to the developing Waterside area of Leicester, the Great Central Square development provides the two hotels with a prime site for both corporate and leisure travellers.

    “We’re excited to be working with Accor and Charles Street Building Group to officially open this duo of hotels in Leicester, creating more than 60 jobs for the local area and providing two new choices of accommodation for travellers visiting the city,” added Nicholas Northam, Executive Vice President International at Interstate. “Novotel and Adagio are ideal brands for this site as together they will ensure every traveller is catered for, from the short-stay business traveller to families visiting the city to long-stay guests and those looking to relocate.”

    Main image credit: Accor

    Hamish Kilburn / 13.12.2019

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