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Legacy Hotels & Resorts opens new flagship site in Liverpool

Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village, the highest hotel in the city centre, has been chosen as the flagship hotel for the new £1bn Paddington Village development.

Legacy Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its new flagship Novotel hotel in Liverpool and also confirmed a series of appointments to its leadership team. 

Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village, the highest hotel in the city centre, has been chosen as the flagship hotel for the £1bn Paddington Village development. It will be constructed by Morgan Sindall Construction and the Liverpool City Council-owned hotel will be franchised by Accor and will be managed by Legacy Hotels and Resorts on the council’s behalf. 

The hotel management firm also confirmed the appointment of Howard Lewis as general manager. He will lead the team responsible for launching the 16 storey and 221 bedroom hotel located in the Knowledge Quarter, Liverpool. Lewis has almost 30 years of experience working with hotel brands across the country, including 10 years with Hilton Worldwide.

Lewis said: “Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village will be a game changer for Liverpool and will bring something new and exciting to the already world-class hospitality offer the city is renowned for. 

“As one of the first brands to be part of the £1bn Paddington Village development, we also find ourselves in a unique position of being a main player in the city’s vision to be an international destination of significance for life-science, healthcare, and technology industries.”

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