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COVID-19

16/03/2020

COVID-19 has opened many discussions on how businesses will continue trading should the current status escalate to critical level; this post has been prepared in order to demonstrate how Key Reservations (Hotels) Ltd will continue…

Leaf Hospitality to manage Hampton by Hilton Blackburn

26/02/2020

Leaf Hospitality has revealed it has been appointed to manage the new 150-guest room Hampton by Hilton Blackburn, the first internationally-branded hotel in the Lancashire town slated to open in 2020. The contract sees Leaf…

Nobu Hospitality is to open its second London hotel in Portman Square later this year.

25/02/2020

The lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, will open the new 239-bedroom hotel and Nobu restaurant next year in the West End, marking the brand’s third collaboration with London…

Fingal Edinburgh has been shortlisted for GQ Award.

24/02/2020

Fingal, which is berthed in Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith, has been shortlisted in the prestigious ‘Best Hotel’ category as part of the GQ Food & Drink Awards 2020. Open to non-residents for afternoon tea…

Corporate Sailing Exclusive to Key Reservations

20/02/2020

Key Reservations bring an exclusive deal to our clients and followers. Bring a party of 10 sailing from our base in the West Coast town in Ardrossan and explore the islands of the Clyde. Join…

Edinburgh builds too many hotel rooms for tourists - after numbers soar by 50%

17/02/2020

Experts say an over-supply is already having a “negative impact” on occupancy levels and room rates, even before a string of proposed new developments across the city are either completed or come up for planning…

Lake Merritt Group acquires Eight Acres Hotel from Crerar Hotels

14/02/2020

Eight Acres Hotel has been acquired by Thailand-based Lake Merritt Group, from Crerar Hotel Group off a guide price of £3.5m. The 52-bedroom hotel also features a large bar, Darroch restaurant and an extensive range…

Best Western GB to open Europe’s first Sadie hotel in Luton

13/02/2020

Best Western GB has revealed it is to open Europe’s first Sadie hotel in Luton this summer. The boutique hotel concept will take the hotel group’s portfolio to over 280 hotels and is set to…

Village Hotel Club opens 31st hotel

12/02/2020

Village Hotel Basingstoke officially opened its doors following a £25m development programme from Village Hotel Club, marking the groups 31st property and its latest step to open 20 new hotels by 2025. Marking the occasion…

Lainston House joins Pride of Britain Hotels

10/02/2020

Pride of Britain Hotels has announced that Lainston House, in Hampshire, has become the latest property to join its 50-strong luxury hotel collection. Located just four miles from the historic city of Winchester, the 17th…

Carmelite Hotel rescued from administration saving 35 jobs

10/02/2020

Some 35 full-time jobs have been saved at the Carmelite Hotel in Aberdeen following a pre-pack administration sale, led by business recovery specialists Leonard Curtis. As well as retaining the entire workforce, Concordia Hospitality Limited…

Tunbridge Wells hotel unveils new function space

10/02/2020

One Warwick Park Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in Tunbridge Wells, has opened a new 54 sqm function space following “significant customer demand”. The new space, which includes a bar area and boardroom, is now…

MGM Muthu Hotels acquires Erskine Bridge Hotel

10/02/2020

The Erskine Bridge Hotel and Spa in Scotland has been acquired by MGM Muthu Hotels. The property is situated in Erskine on Scotland’s west coast, overlooking the River Clyde and only 14 miles west of…

Redhurst Hotel closes for ‘extensive’ refurbishment

10/02/2020

The Redhurst Hotel in Giffnock, Glasgow announced it has now closed to allow a “massive refurbishment” programme to take place. The venue, which shut its doors on 2 February, is part of the Manorview Hotels…

Midland Hotel unveils £14m refurb ahead of June 2020 opening

10/02/2020

Leonardo Royal Hotels has released the first images showcasing the extensive refurbishment of The Midland Hotel ahead of its June 2020 completion. The £14m refurbishment project will see all of the hotel’s bedrooms redesigned, as…

Hilton Sheffield to rebrand as The Quays Hotel

15/01/2020

The former Sheffield-based four-star Hilton Hotel, which closed before Christmas resulting in 100 job losses, is set to reopen next month under a new brand. Legacy Hotels and Resorts has been appointed to manage the…

R&A Hotel Group acquires Telford Whitehouse Hotel

15/01/2020

Raj Handa of the R and A Hotel Group has acquired the Telford Whitehouse Hotel in Shropshire. According to The Shropshire Star, the 90-bedroom hotel, which was owned by Telford College, was put up on…

Hotel Colessio follows refurb with new GM

25/11/2019

Stirling’s Hotel Colessio has appointed Kevin Keenan as its new general manager. Keenan joins Hotel Colessio from Perthshire’s Murrayshall Country House Hotel and Golf Club, and has over 18 years experience managing hotel teams across…

Jurys Inn Croydon unveils £2.75m refurbishment

22/11/2019

Jurys Inn Croydon has unveiled its new look, following a £2.75m investment which has transformed the hotel’s bedrooms, bar, restaurant and lobby. The 240 refurbished bedrooms incorporate a fresh blue and purple pastel colour scheme…

Plans for Glasgow Skyscraper Hotel gets the green light

15/11/2019

The new build will be equipped with a ground floor restaurant, bakery, cafe, gym, meeting room, rooftop restaurant and penthouse suites Plans for a new skyscraper hotel with a roof-top restaurant has been approved by…

Travelodge reveals most bizarre requests from guests in 2019

14/11/2019

Some of the more bizarre requests include: Can you tell the ducks to go to sleep, they are keeping me awake? Where can I moor my barge? Can you ensure the Northern Lights pass the…

Brilliant Hospitality acquires Trafford Hall Hotel

14/11/2019

Hotel management company Brilliant Hospitality has acquired the Trafford Hall Hotel in Manchester, and aims to transform it into a 4 star boutique hotel with a complete renovation. Already managing a number of other hotels…

Glasgow Wellington House To Become A Hotel

24/09/2019

The Grade B-listed property, which was built in the late 1800s, has previously been used as office space. Architect 3DReid is working with developer Henley Homes Group on the property, which is situated in Glasgow…

New Partnership

14/06/2019

The ​Best Western Eglinton Arms has a long-standing tradition in the south side of Glasgow as a quality establishment. Built back in 1834, this old coaching inn is now a modern, stylish boutique hotel with…

Stirling Highland Hotel Conference Offer

10/06/2019

For new meeting and conference bookings taking place from June - August 2019. Recieve our special rates of; £29.00 Day Delegate Rate £129.00 24 Hour Delegate Rate Subject to availability. Day Delegate Rate Includes Main…

Dakota Hotels plans rapid UK expansion

10/06/2019

Dakota Hotels has announced plans for a rapid UK expansion across the next few years. The group, which currently operates across Scotland and northern England, has recently completed its fifth property in Manchester. The £30m…

Hard Rock Hotel London

10/06/2019

The UK’s first Hard Rock hotel has opened near London’s Marble Arch. The hotel, which has a 370-seat Hard Rock Cafe, pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix and other former residents with a collection of music…

Cameron House unveils £2m clubhouse upgrade as hotel remains closed

10/06/2019

Cameron House has revealed the results of a £2m upgrade to its clubhouse and spa, while the main hotel will remain closed until early 2020 following a fire at the property 18 months ago. Two…

Sneak peek at the world's first guitar-shaped hotel

24/05/2019

Why stay at a regular multistory hotel when you could stay in a guitar? This fall, the world's first guitar-shaped hotel will open in South Florida. The $1.5 billion Hard Rock property in Hollywood, Florida…

One Aldwych to fully reopen in June

21/05/2019

One Aldwych on the edge of London’s Covent Garden is set to fully reopen in June following a multimillion-pound, four-month refurbishment. The hotel’s lobby bar and Indigo restaurant have already reopened, with the new look…

Sir Mo Farah heads trio of celebrity ambassadors at Village Hotel Club

21/05/2019

Village Hotel Club has celebrated the opening of its 30th hotel with the appointment of three celebrity ambassadors to promote its connection with local communities. Sir Mo Farah, Baroness Karren Brady and Great British Bake…

Strand Palace Update

16/05/2019

The last 30 days have been non-stop, action packed for the whole team here at Strand Palace. Our amazing Marketing department have rolled out a new website and collateral across the entire property, showcasing our…

New IHG brand called Atwell Suites

16/05/2019

InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed its all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, having teased details of the new upper-midscale brand in February. The company said research found that many guests are looking for amenities and services falling…

Vale Resort Conference Special Offer

13/05/2019

We’re offering you our valued client a really great offer on your next conference at the Vale Resort. Book a meeting or conference in JUNE, JULY or AUGUST at this great rate. PLUS CHOOSE A…

Manchester’s ‘most extravagant’ hotel suites revealed

13/05/2019

Located above Asha’s contemporary Indian restaurant, which KRO Hospitality acquired when it bought the freehold of 47 Peter Street in August 2018, Forty Seven will feature “some of the largest and most extravagant suites in…

Goodwood hotel to add 16 bedrooms as part of major refurbishment

13/05/2019

A planning application has been submitted to add a new wing to the 91-bedroom hotel, designed by architects 3D Reid, which will create an additional 16 bedrooms. It is hoped that work will start on…

New Phone Number

03/05/2019

First look at designs for £500 million London hotel from chain favoured by royals.

30/04/2019

These are the first images of what is set to be one of the most exclusive hotels ever built in London at an estimated cost of £500 million. The planning application for the Cheval Blanc…

May Holiday Opening Hours

30/04/2019

Our office will be closed on Monday 6th and Monday 27th May due to both dates being a UK May Holiday. If you require to make any emergency hotel reservations on either of these dates…

Macdonald Burlington Hotel Refurb

16/04/2019

The 4-star Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham City Centre has unveiled the first phase of a £750,000 renovation of its meeting and events spaces. To date, a total of 16 meeting rooms have undergone refurbishment…

Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi, Maldives

15/04/2019

Due to open on July 1st this will be an amazing addition to the Waldorf Astoria collection. Conveniently located only a boat ride away from Male and the Velana International Airport, the new Waldorf Astoria…

Hilton Milton Keynes to be rebranded

15/04/2019

The 138-bedroom Hilton Milton Keynes has been sold to hotel owner and operator Bowling Green Asset Management (BGAM) for an undisclosed sum. Newly named the MK Hotel, the property is the fifth property within the…

Strand Palace Hotel Bedroom Refurb Well Underway.

15/04/2019

Many of our clients use the excellntly located London Property the "Strand Palace Hotel" soe we get regular updates on how the refurbisment programme is ongoing. In a recent update meeting with Dorota Mmireku we…

Marriott International opens 7,000th hotel.

12/04/2019

Marriott International has welcomed a milestone 7,000th hotel with the launch of the 129-bedroom St Regis Hong Kong. News of the opening of the 27-storey property follows on from the announcement last month that Marriott…

Easter Opening Hours

11/04/2019

Our office will be closed on Friday 19th April and Monday 22nd April due to both dates being a UK Easter Holiday. If you require to make any emergency hotel reservations on either of these…

The Strathearn to reopen at Gleneagles

04/04/2019

Gleneagles will relaunch its famous restaurant, The Strathearn, next month following a design transformation by Ennismore Design Studio. The space – which has welcomed a host of famous faces over the decades, from Vivien Leigh…

Brewdog Planning London Hotel

04/04/2019

With its craft beer hotel in Ohio now pulling in a steady stream of happy punters, BrewDog has now set its bleary sights on London for the opening of the ‘ultimate hotel for beer geeks&rsquo…

Inver Lodge Relaunches as an Independent

04/04/2019

Inver Lodge reopened this week as an independent property no longer under the management of Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI). After closing over the winter for five months the 21-bedroom hotel in Sutherland reopened on…

De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, £700k makeover.

03/04/2019

De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, located in Covent Garden and part of De Vere’s portfolio of event destinations and country estate hotels, has unveiled the results of a £700,000 refurbishment of its meetings and events…

WhatsApp the new concierge?????

03/04/2019

Two Tyneside hotels are taking room service digital, the Grey Street Hotel and the New Northumbria Hotel, both owned by Newcastle’s Malhotra Group, have introduced WhatsApp as a concierge service for guests. Once guests have…

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club Conference Packages From £32.00

02/04/2019

Spring & Summer Conference Packages available through Key Reservations Day Delegate Packages from £32.00 per person Including : Room Hire, Three Theamed Breaks, Unlimited Tea & Coffee, Restaurant or Working Lunch, LCD Projector or TV…

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Update

02/04/2019

A family run business with family values at our core - owning and managing a unique and dedicated award winning events venue in Scotland’s capital city. Outstanding customer service, many, many years experience, and our…

DoubleTree By Hilton London Kensington now the Hilton Curio

02/04/2019

The 228-bedroom property, owned by Crimson Hotels, is the latest addition to the brand in the UK, joining the Lincoln Plaza London and the Trafalgar St James. The property was formerly the home of Victorian…

Cottage Suites at Trump Turnberry

01/04/2019

Trump Turnberry has unveiled its collection of cottage suites following a £1.6m investment in the Ayrshire resort. Nine two-bedroom cottages relaunched this month, with new décor and interior design, marking the ‘next step’ in the…

Crowne Plaza Marlow begins £8m Refurb

01/04/2019

Meridian Leisure Hotels, committed to creating hotels that deliver excellence in design and standard, today announced the refurbishment of its distinguished Crowne Plaza Marlow Hotel, a recent acquisition, which will transform the stunning lakeside hotel…

Crerar Hotels to invest £15m

28/03/2019

Scottish hotel group Crerar Hotels is planning to invest £15m into its existing portfolio once it sells off three sites that were placed on the market in March. The company said that the investment will…

Kimpton Charlotte Square

27/03/2019

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, the leading global boutique luxury brand from IHG®, today opens its doors to its first Scottish property: Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel. Formerly The Principal, (and the Roxburghe before that!) Kimpton Charlotte…

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park will re-open 15th April 2019

26/03/2019

Having completed the most extensive restoration in its 117-year history. Following the re-opening of the public spaces in December 2018, the hotel now unveils all new guest rooms and suites, including two newly created expansive…

New Sheffield Conference Venue

26/03/2019

Construction workers have started work on the facility – which will be known as the OEC – on land between Owlerton Stadium and Napoleon’s Casino. It will cater for up to 500 guests and host…

Harvey's Point hotel sold!

26/03/2019

The iconic Harvey's Point hotel in Donegal has been sold, three decades since it first opened its doors. The business has been sold to a fund managed by Davy Real Estate, who will continue to…

Great Scotland Yard Hotel to open after £75m revamp.

25/03/2019

Great Scotland Yard has been converted into a luxury five-star hotel with rooms expecting to go for up to £10,000 a night. Although the opening has not been confirmed it is expected to be May…

Village Hotel Club outline £480m UK expansion

25/03/2019

Village Hotel Club today reveals its aggressive expansion plans. The hotel chain, which currently has 29 hotels across the UK, plans to open five hotels over the next two years, with a further fifteen sites…

Have you ever stayed at The Roosevelt hotel in New Orleans

24/03/2019

The Roosevelt hotel in New Orleans has launched a competition encouraging former guests to return items previously stolen from the property. Participants who return an item will be eligible to win a seven-night stay in…

Ness Walk, A Kingsmills Hotel

24/03/2019

In the historic Highland city of Inverness, situated on the leafy banks of the River Ness, is the 5 star NessWalk. Planned to open in June 2019 Key Reservations are proud to give you a…

NH Hotel Group to open UK’s first nhow hotel in Summer 2019

23/03/2019

nhow London, a 190-room hotel under NH Hotel Group’s design and lifestyle brand, is set to open in London in summer 2019. Located between the City, Islington and Shoreditch, within the ‘250 City Road’ development…

Millennium Hotel London Mayfair re-branded as The Baltimore

22/03/2019

Millennium Hotel London Mayfair is to reopen in spring 2019 as part of a rebrand project with Hilton and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels. The Biltmore, Mayfair will be the first UK property from LXR Hotels…

Château de Mirambeau opens it's doors 4th April

20/03/2019

Château de Mirambeau was built on the site of an old medieval fortress. From the 11th Century onwards it was attacked many times, passing regularly back and forth between French and English hands. It finally…

Jumeirah to close London flagship for refurbishment

19/03/2019

Global hospitality company Jumeirah Group has announced it will close its flagship London property Jumeirah Carlton Tower this September for a complete refurbishment. Work is due to start on the hotel on 1 September, with…

Fattal acquires four Grange Hotels leases

19/03/2019

The Fattal Hotel Group has announced that it has acquired the long-term lease on four Grange Hotels properties in London, marking the company’s entry into the capital. The deal includes 1,300 guest rooms at the…

Village Bristol - Now Open

28/02/2019

The Village Hotel Bristol hotel which opened at the end of 2018 is located in the heart of the ancient harbour city. Located just north of Bristol in Filton, the Village hotel has plenty of…

Maldron Newcastle

27/02/2019

One of the newest hotels in Newcastle, Maldron Hotel Newcastle offers stylish, comfortable 4 star accommodation. Whether you are away on a business trip or enjoying all the city has to offer on a weekend…

Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland

01/01/2019

nterContinental Hotels Group, has announced today the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, the 200th hotel for the brand worldwide. Developed by Shimao Group and managed by IHG, InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is a luxury hotel…

Laura Ashley Hotel Visit

18/10/2018

We had a recent visit from Laura Ashley Hotels who told us all about thier two stunning hotels and about their aggressive expansion plans.

Holiday Inn Taunton Refurbishment

05/09/2018

Holiday Inn Taunton has just completed a £400,000 refurbishment of the public areas. It took just 6 weeks to complete and has completely transformed the ground floor areas of the hotel including the open planned…

UK’s first Radisson RED hotel opens in Glasgow

20/08/2018

The recently opened Radisson RED Hotel, Glasgow is approximately a 5-minute walk from the Scottish Event Campus (formerly SECC) and 200 yards from the SSE Hydro. All 174 Studios, including 8 Corner and 8 Junior…