Bespoke Hotels adds 34 UK properties to its management portfolio

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UK: Bespoke Hotels will manage 34 properties owned by Oxford Hotels and Inns, taking its portfolio to 97 hotels worldwide.

The 34 additional hotels across the British Isles include a mix of luxury, four- and three-star properties and will join Bespoke's existing sub-brands Beloved, which features a collection of four-star deluxe hotels and Befriend, a selection of three-star options.

Flagship hotels that will join the group include the Carnoustie Golf Hotel and Elemis Spa, host to The Open Championship 2007 and The Women's British Open 2011; and The Lugger Hotel in Port Loe, Cornwall, voted by the Sunday Times as the best new seaside hotel in the world.

Another addition is the Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside with its world renowned Quaich Bar,stocked with 700 different single malt scotch whiskies. in the heart of Speyside, Scotland's Malt Whisky Country.

Haydn Fentum, CEO of Bespoke Hotels, said: "We are delighted to welcome Oxford Hotels and Inns' fine collection of properties to the Bespoke Hotels group in the UK. From beautiful country pubs and inns to luxury hotels and character properties throughout England and Scotland, each has its own story to tell and we will build on their individuality to deliver great value for money and service for our guests."

Robin Sheppard, chairman of Bespoke Hotels, added: "Bespoke Hotels is delighted to announce the link with Oxford Hotels and Inns. This expansion of our portfolio comes at a very exciting time and we look forward earnestly to working with the many talented staff who are very busy preparing for the festive season at each of their hotels."

Mark Edwards, managing director of Oxford Hotels & Inns, said: "By combining our strengths we'll have an unrivalled collection of unique hotels and inns across the UK. There are already a lot of synergies across the two hotel groups; both have an eclectic mix of properties all of which thrive on having their own bespoke style and individual character."

Since its conception in 2000, Bespoke Hotels has grown primarily through management of hotels, resulting in a collection of 97 hotels across the UK, Europe, Far East and the Caribbean.


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