Main Photo: A Hampton by Hilton bedroom
Date: January 2019
Location: Frontier Park, Blackburn, Lancashire, UK
Name: Hampton by Hilton Blackburn – opening 2020
No. of Keys: 150
Seller: The hotel will sit in one of Lancashire’s largest commercial developments, the £100m, 90-acre Frontier Park, which is currently under development at Junction 6 of the M65 motorway.
Buyer: Monte Hospitality have signed a franchise agreement with Hilton.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice-president, development, EMEA at Hilton, said: “Visitor numbers to Lancashire have grown for a sixth consecutive year and projects such as Frontier Park will further enhance the commercial appeal of the county. Hampton by Hilton Blackburn will be the town’s first internationally branded hotel.”
Irfan Ali, director at Monte Hospitality, added: “Hampton by Hilton Blackburn will be our first branded hotel development and we are proud to be partnering with this market-leading hotel operator. Lancashire is in need of an internationally recognised hotel and this project will meet the growing demand for quality accommodation in the area.”
Hampton by Hilton is aimed at “value-conscious” guests and is one of 15 Hilton brands. There are currently 28 Hampton by Hilton hotels in the UK, with a further 20 in the pipeline.
THPT Comment: Newcomer Monte Hospitality should do well this Hampton hotel.
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