Motel One Group is set to open two new hotels in the UK, with properties in London’s Old Street and Hyde Park areas. These additions bring the brand’s London portfolio to three hotels. Additionally, the group plans to expand further across Europe, with eight new properties launching in cities like Prague and Lisbon. The expansion aligns with Motel One’s commitment to offering “exceptional experiences” and affordable luxury to guests.
Tony Matharu’s Integrity International Group has acquired Atlas House and the Crescent buildings in London for its Blue Orchid Hospitality brand. These additions complement the group’s portfolio of luxury hotels, residences, and venues in London, including the award-winning Tower Suites. Matharu emphasises the group’s dedication to revitalising London properties and creating employment opportunities.
Luxury Family Hotels is refurbishing New Park Manor in the New Forest area, with plans to reopen in April. The refurbishment includes updates to all 25 rooms and public areas, with a focus on clean, Scandi-inspired design. The family-friendly spa will introduce new treatments and facilities, such as hot tubs and a meditation pod, providing guests with an enhanced experience amidst the natural beauty of the New Forest.
Netherstowe House, a former boutique hotel in Lichfield, is being sold after 45 years of ownership by the Heathcote family. The property, which has received awards and hosted notable guests, offers versatile opportunities for use, such as a private residence, guesthouse, or corporate offices. The sale presents a unique opportunity for potential buyers due to the property’s historic significance and prime location near Lichfield city centre.