UK: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its fifth Staybridge Suites property in the UK.
Staybridge Suites London Vauxhall is owned by Spring Mews
(Hotel) Ltd, managed by Cycas Hospitality and under franchise with
The 93-suite new-build property is located close to the Palace of Westminster, the London Eye and the Southbank.
Mike Greenup, vice president brand management Staybridge Suites, IHG, said: "We're thrilled to be opening Staybridge Suites London Vauxhall, our fifth hotel for the brand in the UK, in one of our key cities. With each suite having its own kitchen and the hotel putting on social gatherings, guests will experience a home away from home."
The studio and one-bedroom suites include fully equipped kitchens, LED TVs, large work areas, air conditioning and free wireless internet throughout. Guests have use of the fitness room, business centre, laundry room and the brand's own convenience store, The Pantry, which is open 24 hours.
"This is a hotel where you come to live temporarily, rather than simply stay for night or two," said John Wagner, director of Cycas Hospitality, which also manages Staybridge Suites in London Stratford and Liverpool. "Guests are encouraged to settle in and unwind by the fireplace in the lounge. Meet Waggers, our hotel dog who will greet you after a hard day in the office. Mingle over complimentary drinks and snacks at The Social held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Even the complimentary breakfast is a 'make yourself at home' experience served daily in The Kitchen."
There are currently five Staybridge Suites properties in Europe - Liverpool, Newcastle, London Stratford Birmingham and St.Petersburg with a further three in the pipeline.