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Welcome to the press and media page for Best Western GB – home to the latest news from the largest collection of independently owned and brilliantly different hotels in Great Britain. Use this page to browse our recent press releases and news from the brand. For specific enquiries please contact media@bestwestern.co.uk or alternatively get in touch with a member of our Communications Team below.

Best Western GB Key Facts

  • Best Western is a brilliantly different collection of independent hotels proudly giving a personal welcome to guests for over 70 years.
  • In Great Britain there are 260+ Best Western hotels, with almost 15,000 bedrooms to choose from.
  • Our hotels have over 42,000 years of history between them and hundreds of stories to share. From the oldest purpose built hotel in Europe, the hotel with the best room-with-a-view in the world and the hotel which hosted the honeymoon of Hollywood royalty, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. You can even follow in the footsteps of royalty with Best Western hotels hosting seven kings and queens over the years!
  • Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of approximately 4,500 hotels in nearly 100 countries and territories worldwide
  • Best Western offers 16 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market. Best Western branded hotels include Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Vīb®, GLō®, Aiden, Sadie, BW Premier Collection®, and BW Signature Collection®. Through recent acquisition, Best Western now also offers WorldHotels® Luxury, WorldHotels Elite and WorldHotels Distinctive brands. Completing its portfolio, Best Western offers  SureStay®,  SureStay Plus®, and SureStay Collection® franchises.

* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.

 

Andrew Denton

Head of Member Services

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Tel: 00 44 (0)1904 695707 
Mobile 00 44 (0)7967 173906
Email: andrew.denton@bestwestern.co.uk

 

Sophie Proffitt

PR and Communications Manager

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Tel: 00 44 (0)1904 695493
Mobile: 00 44 (0) 7967 173922
Email: sophie.proffitt@bestwestern.co.uk

Our latest press releases

THE MIDLAND HOTEL, BRADFORD MAKES THIRD PEEL HOTEL GROUP TO JOIN BEST WESTERN

May 2019

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of The Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western, to its growing portfolio of over 260 independent hotels. The Victorian hotel, in the heart of Bradford, is the third Peel Hotel Group to join the Best Western portfolio, with the remaining six properties following later this year.

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BEST WESTERN CROWNS CAPTIAL EXPANSION WITH BUCKINGHAM PALACE ROAD OPENING

May 2019

Best Western is delighted to announce the opening of its latest property, on one of the most famous roads in Great Britain – Best Western Buckingham Palace Road. Formerly the Comfort Inn London Buckingham Palace Road, the hotel is proud to have joined the global sales and marketing brand Best Western, which now has over 20 hotels in the capital.

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MURRAYSHALL COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL AND GOLF CLUB JOINS BW PREMIER COLLECTION

April 2019

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of its third Scottish BW Premier Collection hotel, Murrayshall Country House Hotel and Golf Club in Perth.

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WARWICKSHIRE HOTEL JOINS GLOBAL HOTEL BRAND TO DRIVE TOURISM

March 2019

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of Three Ways House Hotel, BW Signature Collection, to its growing portfolio of over 260 independent hotels. Set in the beautiful Cotswolds, the property is best known for being the home of the world-famous Pudding Club, making it a must-visit for tourists in the area.

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LUXURY NORTH WALES SPA HOTEL JOINS BW SIGNATURE COLLECTION

February 2019

Based in the stunning vale of Llangollen in Wales, Best Western Great Britain is proud to announce the arrival of Wild Pheasant Hotel & Spa, BW Signature Collection by Best Western to its growing portfolio of over 260 independent hotels. In a sublime setting where you can truly get away from it all, Wild Pheasant Hotel, BW Signature Collection fuses the traditional charm of its original 19th century building with a luxury contemporary wing and soothing spa facilities.

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NORTH WALES HOTEL JOINS GLOBAL HOTEL BRAND TO DRIVE TOURISM

February 2019

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of Rossett Hall Hotel, BW Signature Collection, to its growing portfolio of over 260 independent hotels. Surrounded by beautiful Welsh countryside, yet just seven miles from the historic city of Chester, the property is the perfect base to explore this picturesque part of the country.

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PUTNEY HOTEL JOINS GLOBAL HOTEL BRAND TO DRIVE TOURISM

January 2019

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of its first hotel activation of 2019, The Putney Hotel, BW Signature Collection, to its growing portfolio of over 260 independent hotels. Located in the heart of the beautiful neighbourhood of Putney, with central London just 20 minutes away, the hotel is the perfect base to explore England’s capital.

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BEST WESTERN GREAT BRITAIN CELEBRATES RECORD RECRUITMENT YEAR

January 2019

Best Western Great Britain is toasting a record year of hotel recruitment, with 25 new properties being added to its portfolio in 2018.

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