DURHAM HOTEL JOINS GLOBAL HOTEL BRAND TO DRIVE TOURISM

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of Hallgarth, The Manor House, BW Signature Collection to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Featuring spectacular gardens, this hotel is ideally situated just three miles away from the historic city centre of Durham.

The boutique 25-bedroom hotel was once a 16th century residential estate, which has recently undergone a £2million refurbishment. This refurbishment has offered a modern feel to the hotel, whilst also retaining many of its original features. This traditional English country house has a mix of room styles, from convenient yet cosy double rooms to indulgent suites.  Guests can also enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of the Elmore Restaurant or relax with a drink in the hotel’s very own pub, The Tavern.

The hotel also features a conference theatre with a capacity of 180, making it the ideal location for leisure and business travellers alike.

Upon joining the Best Western Great Britain brand, Hallgarth The Manor House, BW Signature Collection has access to a range of tools and expertise to support in driving tourism to the local area.

Mark Booth, General Manager for the hotel, commented: “We’re extremely proud to see Hallgarth, The Manor House, BW Signature Collection join the Best Western family and take the property to the next level. We’re excited to see what the future holds now as part of a 250-strong family of independently owned hotels across the country.”

Rob Paterson, CEO at Best Western Great Britain, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Hallgarth, The Manor House, BW Signature Collection by Best Western to our brilliantly different collection of independently owned properties. Best Western members are investing for the future and changing for the better and our BW Signature Collection is an example of how we are delivering more to our guests. We look forward to working in partnership with the team at the hotel to showcase and celebrate their hotel both locally and globally."

Best Western Great Britain’s members have invested over £210m since 2015 improving properties and guest experiences.

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