Jupiter Hotels-managed Mercure properties achieve four-star status

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    Mercure’s Manchester Piccadilly and Kidderminster hotels, both managed by Jupiter Hotels, have been awarded four stars by the AA’s recognised rating scheme for hotels.Shane Harris, CEO at Jupiter Hotels said: “We are incredibly proud that the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly and the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel have been awarded four star ratings – each accomplishment is testament to the commitment shown by the teams at both hotels.”

    The Mercure Manchester Piccadilly hotel, a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly railway station, benefits from views overlooking Manchester’s vivacious city centre.Overlooking Piccadilly Gardens, this 280-bedroom hotel is located in the heart of Manchester city centre.

    The property’s International Suite, currently undergoing a redesign, will reopen in September accommodating 800 conference delegates or 400 exhibition guests, making it one of the largest hotel conference spaces in the North West.

    David Daly, General Manager of Mercure Manchester Piccadilly commented: “Achieving Four Star AA rating reflects the excellent standard of service provided by our team as well as the superb facilities available at our hotel.”

    Also awarded four-star status by the AA, the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel combines 19th-century heritage and picturesque country surrounds. The hotel is set in 20 acres of Worcestershire countryside and is close to West Midland Safari Park. Part of the hotel, the ‘original house’ features refurbished Victorian rooms – guests also have the option of modern-style classic rooms. All 44 bedrooms benefit from complimentary standard Wi-Fi and satellite television.

    JohnMacaskill, Hotel Manager of Mercure Kidderminster Hotel commented: “We’re incredibly proud to have achieved a four star rating from the AA. The award exemplifies our commitment to providing guests with an exceptional hotel experience in the glorious Worcestershire countryside.”

    The AA is one of the UK’s most recognised and trusted brands, recommending and acknowledging hotels for over a century. In 2008, the AA celebrated 100 years in the hospitality industry.

    Daniel Fountain / 06.07.2013

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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