Premier Inn opens 393-room hotel in Paddington
Premier Inn has unveiled its latest London property, located on North Wharf Road off the A40 and just north of Paddington Basin.
With 393 rooms, the hotel is now the largest non-airport Premier Inn in Greater London and offers the group’s newest Premier Plus rooms, as well as a Bar and Block grill restaurant.
The property is the first of three Premier Inn hotels to open in the Paddington/Marylebone areas of London over the next three years, adding a total of over 1,000 rooms to the catchment area.
The Premier Inn London Paddington Basin will be joined by Premier Inn Marylebone (Old Marylebone Road) and a dual-branded Premier Inn and Hub by Premier Inn on Paddington’s Eastbourne Terrace.
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Jacqui Allum, property development manager for Premier Inn, said the area “has it all – a strong commercial economy, excellent transport links and plenty of nearby entertainment and leisure attractions for our guests – which underpins our long-term investment in the area.”
Meanwhile, Councilor Matthew Green, Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning at Westminster City Council, said:
“This exciting move from Premier Inn demonstrates real confidence in London and the West End, especially as we welcome tourists back.
“The hotel’s prime location close to Hyde Park, Marylebone and Oxford Street makes it attractive to both business and leisure travellers.
“Westminster supports one in eight jobs in London and we recently announced a £1million fund specifically to support recruitment in our hospitality and leisure sectors.
“Over the next few years, the council will support the group in its expansion plans, including helping hundreds of Westminster residents access high-quality employment opportunities.”