Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of The Watermill Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Set on the peaceful, picturesque banks of the River Bulbourne, while less than five miles from the M1 motorway, the hotel is perfect for leisure and business travellers alike.

The property is built around an old flour mill and offers panoramic views of the neighbouring river. With the iconic Grand Union Canal within easy walking distance, and the attractions and facilities of Hemel Hempstead just a short drive away, the hotel is the ideal base to explore the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. The onsite Riverside Restaurant and 24 hour bar ensure that guests are well catered for upon their return to the hotel.

For business visitors, The Watermill Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western offers a conference theatre with a capacity of 280. With brilliant road, rail and air transport links, the hotel is easily accessible for all guests, wherever they are travelling from.

Sure Hotel by Best Western is the newest addition to the Best Western Great Britain brand and offers guests great places to stay at fantastic prices. With spacious rooms and upgraded amenities, Sure Hotel by Best Western offers properties that are perfect for relaxing and recharging, whilst providing a unique space for those on business travel who are looking for something special in their surroundings when working away.

Kayvan Sharma, Operations Manager at The Watermill Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western, commented: “We’re extremely proud to join the newest Best Western brand and take our property to the next level. Looking ahead to the rest of the year, 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 Watermill Hotel, Sure Hotel 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 new Sure Hotel by Best Western brand 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 recently announced its hotels had invested over £210m since 2015 improving properties and guest experiences. Looking ahead, Best Western forecasts that 2018 is set to be another strong year for investment with a minimum of £70m to be invested by its hotels and a further £28m already set aside for further investment in 2019.

To find out more about The Watermill Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western, or to book a room, visit: https://www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/the-watermill-hotel-sure-hotel-collection-by-best-western-84247

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