“We are delighted to acquire the New Ellington Hotel which enhances our existing collection, giving us a stronger accommodation proposition in the region,” says Stuart Bailey, CEO for the Splendid Hospitality Group. “This boutique hotel is ideally located for both the business and leisure traveller and we look forward to welcoming guests to the hotel.”
Located in the heart of Leeds financial district, the hotel is named after the Duke of Ellington who played at the Leeds music festival back in 1958. The chic, art deco inspired hotel boasts 34 sumptuous, individually designed rooms, in addition to two contemporary conference rooms accommodating up to 30 guests, and a popular bar called the Gin Garden.
The expanding Splendid Hospitality Group portfolio has 18 hotels, and in Yorkshire alone owns the Holiday Inn Express Leeds East, Hotel Indigo York, Holiday Inn Express York and Yorkshire’s only 5 star hotel the Grand Hotel and Spa York. In London it owns and manages the Conrad London St James and the newly opened Hilton London Bankside.
Splendid Hospitality Group is the operator and developer of a portfolio of 18 hotels with over 1800 bedrooms. It is one of the UK’s fastest growing privately-owned hotel groups which has made a name for itself through the design, construction and operation of a full range of hotel styles and locations across the UK, ranging from limited service to luxury. The group enjoys the support of major brands such as IHG, Choice and Hilton.