ESSEX HOTEL JOINS GLOBAL HOTEL BRAND TO DRIVE TOURISM

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of The Best Western Thurrock Hotel to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Ideally located next to the M25, with easy access to the nearby towns of Thurrock, Grays and Dartford, the hotel is perfect for leisure and business travelers alike.

With 60 comfortable, recently-refurbished en-suite bedrooms, the property is a great base for those looking to explore London, with the capital less than an hour away. The south coast hotspots of Dover and Folkestone are also within easy reach for day trips, while the hotel is just minutes away from other local attractions, like the Lakeside Shopping Centre.

The venue is well equipped to host large-scale events and regularly runs exciting themed dinners, such as murder mystery nights and ‘Only Fools and Horses’-inspired evenings. Its two function suites can host up to 130 guests for weddings, while the eight conference and meeting rooms can accommodate up to 200 delegates.

Upon joining the Best Western Great Britain brand, the Best Western Thurrock Hotel has access to a range of tools and expertise to support in driving tourism to the local area.

Dan Beachem, General Manager at The Best Western Thurrock Hotel, commented: “We’re extremely proud to join the Best Western family and take our property to the next level. Looking ahead to the future, we are confident that with the help of Best Western that we can share the success of a global brand that is committed to supporting its properties and maintaining excellent customer service, whilst maintaining our individuality and demonstrating what makes us unique, something we can’t wait to showcase to our guests.”

Rob Paterson, CEO at Best Western Great Britain, added: “We’re delighted to welcome The Best Western Thurrock Hotel to our brilliantly different collection of independently owned properties. Best Western members are investing for the future and changing for the better, allowing us to deliver 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.

To find out more about The Best Western Thurrock Hotel, or to book a room, visit: https://www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/best-western-thurrock-hotel-84245

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