Hotel Chains with Accommodation in the UK
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Abode Hotels are a growing group of up-market establishments with fine dining and contemporary accommodation based in City Centre locations including Canterbury, Exeter, Glasgow and Manchester
AccorHotels is the European leader in hotel franchising. With more than 4,000 hotels covering all segments from economy to up-market, AccorHotels offers hotel services to meet every customer’s needs.
Popular brands in the UK include Novotel, Ibis, Sofitel and Mercure
A collection of privately owned, four star hotels and award-winning spas comprising of Alexander House Hotel in Sussex, Langshott Manor near Gatwick Airport and Rowhill Grange Hotel in Kent.
Apex Hotels provide 4 star hotel accommodation with hotels in London, Edinburgh and Dundee.
Winners of the AA Small Hotel Group of the Year 2010-2011
Bespoke Hotels is one of the UK’s largest Hotel Management Companies operating hotels in the UK and worldwide. Bespoke Hotels has a number of sub-brands including Beloved, a collection of four-star deluxe hotels and Befriend, a selection of three-star value-for-money properties.
Bespoke Hotels are also grouped by type such as: Business and Conference Hotels; Family Hotels; Country Hotels; Luxury and Romantic Hotels; Boutique Hotels; Golf and Spa Hotels; Hip and Trendy Hotels; Wedding and Honeymoon Hotels etc.
Best Western Hotels
Best Western has over 280 3* and 4* UK hotels to choose from, each hotel independently owned and each with its own charm and character.
In October 2011 Best Western, launched a three-tier brand strategy:
Best Western Hotels: Big on personality, not to mention comfort, quality and personal service.
Best Western Plus Hotels: All of the above, with extra style, comfort and service for good measure!
Including bigger beds, top-quality bedding, extended breakfast range with local specialities, bathrobes, additional complimentary toiletries and increased comfort and technology
Best Western Premier Hotels: Overflowing with luxury, style and outstanding service.
Hotels under the Premier brand are selected for their memorable quality, design and facilities.
Brend Hotels are Devon and Cornwall's leading hotel group and take pride in offering guests the very best of the west, from stunning locations and unrivalled views to the finest in local cuisine
Britannia Hotels are one of the largest privately owned hotel chains in the UK, offering comfortable accommodation and excellent conference and event facilities in the very best locations
Brook Hotels bring you a collection of properties in great locations right across the UK, from elegant manor house retreats set in extensive grounds, to modern and contemporary hotels in city centre locations
Cairn Hotel Group
The Cairn Hotel Group offer an inspiring range of hotels located throughout England and Scotland that make the perfect base for relaxing value-for-money leisure breaks all year round
Campanile operates in 9 European countries through a network of more than 380 hotels and restaurants
Chapman Hotels have rebranded as
and provide a wide variety of hotels stretching across Southern England, from Sussex to Reading, Salisbury, Oxfordshire, Gloucester, Bath and Somerset each with its own individual charm, character and almost all of them steeped in old english history and tradition
Citadines Apart'hotels offer you a menu of flexible services to choose from in a space that combines the freedom and privacy of an apartment with the convenience of a hotel
City Inn rebranded as Mint Hotel in 2010 and then rebranded the individual hotels in 2011 as Doubletree by Hilton / Hilton Garden Inn Hotels
Clarion is Choice Hotels luxury brand of four star hotels, they are mostly located in capital cities and key resorts and are particularly popular in Ireland.
Clarion Hotel Restaurants offer fine wines and dining
Classic British Hotels
Classic British Hotels are a collection of over 50 independent top quality 3, 4 and 5 star luxury hotels in England, Scotland and Wales
Classic Lodges offer quality Country House Hotels with all the traditional charm of yesteryear, plus the latest refurbishments, technology and superb service to make your visit a really relaxing experience
Clayton Hotels (Formerly Bewleys Hotels) is a collection of well-appointed hotels with accommodation in Cardiff, Leeds, London, Manchester Airport and several locations in Ireland
Comfort Inns and Hotels
Comfort Inns are Choice Hotels economy brand (2-3 star) offering value for money services and facilities.
They are generally smaller hotels where all rooms are en-suite and offer direct dial telephone, TV and hospitality trays. Most Comfort hotels also have a bar, restaurant, parking and meeting facilities
Coast and Country Hotels
Coast and Country Hotels offer a collection of quality properties located throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
All of Coast and Country’s hotels have been specially chosen for their stunning locations, character, charm and heritage, and all have been assessed to Visit Britain, Visit Wales and Visit Scotland three-star standards.
Coast and Country Hotels is part of Shearings Group which operates the UK’s 9th largest hotel chain.
Following a multi-million pound investment, selected hotels have recently been refurbished and now offer customers additional facilities, plus the option to upgrade to a choice of Superior and Premier Rooms for that added touch of luxury.
Millennium and Copthorne Hotels are a global hotel company, which owns, manages and operates over one hundred 4 and 5 star Hotels and Resorts around the world.
Copthorne Hotels are midscale properties in major regional business centres or resort locations in the UK, Germany, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore.
A well established European brand, Copthorne’s international expansion started in New Zealand, where it has now become the country’s largest midscale hotel group
Cosmopolitan Hotels operate 3 star hotels close to Glasgow’s International Airport at a perfect commuting distance to Scotland’s largest city Glasgow
With an inspiring range of mid-market hotels from country houses and coaching inns to city centre accommodation, Corus Hotels offer a warm welcome all year round
Cotswold Inns and Hotels provide an invigorating and tempting mix of contemporary chic and classic Cotswold charm set in idyllic picturesque surroundings
Cotswolds Finest Hotels
Cotswolds Finest Hotels is a partnership of luxury Cotswold hotels that are independently owned or managed, brought to you by individual hoteliers in the Cotswold area
Country Inns & Suites
Country Inns and Suites is an international mid-tier lodging chain with over 380 locations worldwide. Country Inns and Suites are part of the Carlson Hotel Group
Crerar are a small group of up-market Hotels and Spas mostly located in Scotland with one Hotel and Spa in West Yorkshire
Crowne Plaza Hotels
Crowne Plaza (one of IHG's brands) offers premium accommodation for business and leisure travellers in over 40 countries around the world
Dakota Hotels are a small chain of boutique hotels with two locations in Scotland,
Days Inn (Franchised by Wyndham Hotel Group) are a mid-market group of Independent Hotels with over 40 locations across the UK and Ireland, many are based at key UK Motorway Services
De Vere Group - previously the Alternative Hotel Group
De Vere provide three levels of Hotel - De Vere Hotels, De Vere Venues and De Vere Village.
They all come with some things in common including individual settings, stylish interiors and an understanding of what guests actually want which lies at the heart of the De Vere offering
Doyle Collection (formerley Jurys Doyle)
are a great range of 4 and 5 star luxury hotels in key city centre locations in the UK, Ireland and the USA dedicated to providing a range of hotels that are appropriate to your needs in a friendly, professional and flexible environment.
English Rose Hotels
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Exclusive Hotels are a collection of beautiful country houses and golf clubs situated in Southern England
Focus Hotels are a collection of 3 and 4 star UK hotels.
Every hotel offers Free WiFi and Free Parking with some destinations hosting an onsite leisure centre.
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Forestdale Hotels have nearly twenty 3 and 4 star hotels throughout the UK, including city centre, countryside and coastal locations.
All the hotels have restaurants offering individual menus tailor-made by their own chefs and all are recognised within their local vicinity for serving fine food and providing a great welcome
Four Pillars Hotels offer three and four star luxury in Oxford, the Cotswolds, Thames Valley and Bristol
Following the success of Future Inns Canada, the company has successfully opened hotels in the United Kingdom, bringing the unique Canadian hospitality and brand values of; comfort, convenience and value to the UK
Golden Tulip Hotels
Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns and Resorts are an international hotel group with over 260 hotels worldwide. They no longer have a portfolio of hotels in the UK
Hand Picked Hotels
Hand Picked Hotels are a unique collection of architecturally stunning and exquisitely refurbished luxury country estate hotels who seek to create an atmosphere in which guests are encouraged to feel at home.
The estate is nearly twenty hotels mostly in England, but there are venues in Jersey, Scotland and Wales
Hilton are probably the most well known and consistent brand of hotels in the world, there are some 70 odd Hiltons in the UK in a wide variety of superb locations for business or leisure where you can relax, indulge or explore
Holiday Inn are one of the world's most recognised hotels brands (IHG) and offer business and leisure travellers dependablity, friendly service, modern facilities and excellent value
Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express is a fresh, clean, uncomplicated hotel brand offering comfort, convenience and great value
Hotel du vin
Hotel du Vin are a small chain that offer up-market accommodation with excellent food and wine through its restaurants.
They are owned by Marylebone Warwick Balfour who also own the Malmaison group of Hotels
Hyatt Corporation is one of the world’s premier hotel companies with over 735 hotels and resorts (over 136,000 rooms) in more than 44 countries.
There are three Hyatt Hotels in the UK, one in Birmingham and two in London
Ibis Hotels (Franchised by Accor Hotels) are a range of mid-market hotels that pride themselves on friendly, helpful staff (available 24/7), comfortable rooms and services and amenities that make your stay more enjoyable
Innkeeper’s Lodge are a growing collection of Lodges which provide a refreshing budget accommodation experience offering a quality, satisfaction and value for money product
InterContinental Hotels and Resorts
Intercontinental is IHG's most prestigious hotel brand, offering business and leisure travellers the highest level of service and facilities
Jurys Inns, offer a range of 3 star superior budget hotels in key cities throughout the UK and Ireland, including London and Dublin. Relax and enjoy superior budget accommodation in the heart of the City, ideal for both business and leisure travellers with great sight seeing, shopping, cultural attractions and nightlife, all on your doorstep!
Kew Green Hotels
Kew Green Hotels operate high quality limited service hotels under brand franchises (Days Hotels, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express) in key city centre, edge of town and other premium locations in England
Legacy Hotels and Resorts are a unique collection of mid-market hotels that provide a perfect blend of character, comfort and relaxation at an affordable price, locations available in England, Scotland and Wales
Macdonald Hotels bring you an outstanding collection of over 40 properties in great locations right across England, Scotland and Wales.
Macdonald won the AA Hotel Group of the year award for 2007-2008
Malmaison pride themselves on daringly different hotels in the UK catering for the business of pleasure and the pleasure of business.
The British Hotel Guest Survey 2008 voted Malmaison as the hotel of choice for UK business and leisure travellers
Marriott Hotels and Resorts
Marriott is the flagship brand for one of the world’s best-known family of hotels.
Marriott Hotels and Resorts has spent the last 70 years welcoming guests to a world of comfort and memorable experiences in all the best locations. From Scotland to the South Coast and from Dublin to Galway, discover Marriott destinations throughout the UK and Ireland
Maybourne Hotel Group are a luxury hotel group that owns and manages The Berkeley, Claridge's and The Connaught, three of the world’s most renowned hotels
Menzies Hotels are a collection of three and four star hotels located throughout the UK, from Aberdeen in Scotland to Bournemouth on the south coast.
The hotels include prime city centre hotels, luxury country hotels and premier coastal resorts.
In July 2011 Menzies Hotels was the subject of a management buyout after the parent company Piccadilly Hotels went into administration.
This has resulted in a financial restructuring of Menzies Hotels under a new company called Cordial Hotels.
Mercure Hotels (Franchised by Accor Hotels) are a range of 3 and 4 star hotels that have been hand-picked in idyllic spots throughout the country. Ideal for Leisure Breaks including Golf and Spa Breaks
Millennium Hotels and the new Grand Millennium Hotels are four star deluxe and five star properties situated in premier locations in major international gateway cities or prominent business locations around the world.
They offer travellers comfortable, stylish and interesting surroundings, which are sympathetic to the regional character of their geographical location. The hotels serve international business and leisure travellers and offer impeccable facilities and standards of service.
Milsoms Hotels offer hotel accommodation in the beautiful, historic English towns of Bath, Henley-on-Thames and Poole.
The Hotels are small and intimate with stylish, comfortable rooms and superb value for money
Mint Hotel - Formely City Inn
Mint Hotel combine a passion for modern design and innovation with contemporary living.
In 2011 the individual hotels rebranded as Doubletree by Hilton / Hilton Garden Inn Hotels
Mercure Hotels (Franchised by Accor Hotels) are an international network of convenient, modern hotels for comfortable business and leisure travel, available in most major capitals, close to business or cultural centres, with easy access to motorways, airports and train stations
Old English Inns
Old English Inns and Greene King have over 70 character inns and hotels, set in some of the most beautiful parts of the country.
Historic buildings, real log fires, oak beams, beautiful gardens, freshly cooked food, fine wines and real cask ales
Oxford Hotels and Inns
Oxford Hotels and Inns were formed in 2006 following the demise of the London and Edinburgh Swallow Group.
The company operated a mix of country inns, boutique properties and grand castle hotels many of which were in Scotland.
In early December 2012 management of the hotels were signed over to Bespoke Hotels and re-branded under Bespoke’s brands of Beloved and Befriend
A unique choice of friendly English Village and Town Hotels nestled in two beautiful shires with individually designed bedrooms and rosette awarded restaurants
Park Inn offer a vibrant, friendly environment that provides both business and leisure travellers with the affordable hotel experience they desire
Park Plaza Hotels and Resorts (part of Carlson Hotels ) provide full-service hotels for business and leisure travellers offering outstanding service and excellent value
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Peel Hotels embodies all the traditional values of hotel keeping whilst keeping up to date with the modern day requirements of the business and leisure traveller
Premier Inn is the UK's largest hotel chain with over five hundred hotels across the UK all offering clean and comfortable rooms at an affordable price
Pride of Britain
Pride of Britain Hotels are a collection of small, privately owned hotels aimed at the top end of the UK market
The Prima Group has five prestigious hotels offering luxury accommodation throughout England and Scotland
Principal Hayley Hotels are the best collection of four and five star conference hotels and venues within the UK and provide superb accommodation for the business or leisure traveller
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QHotels are a collection of 4 star hotels based in superb locations including cosmopolitan city centres and idyllic countryside estates
Formerly Queens Moat House Hotels, you'll find QMH hotels in key locations across the UK under the brands of Best Western, Crown Plaza and Holiday Inn
Quality Hotels and Inns
Quality Hotels are Choice Hotels mid-market hotel brand which aims to offer value for money services and facilities, all rooms are en-suite and provide satellite TV, direct dial telephone and hospitality trays.
Quality Hotels provide bars and restaurants, room service, conference and banqueting and, in many cases leisure facilities and car parking
Radisson Edwardian Hotels are a collection of luxury hotels in prime locations in the heart of London, Heathrow and Manchester
Radisson SAS Hotels and Resorts are a first class full service hotel brand with hotels in key locations around England, Ireland, Scotland and around the globe
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Red Carnation provide outstanding Luxury Hotels in London and Dorset (England), Cape Town (South Africa), Geneva (Switzerland) and Palm Beach Florida (USA)
Relais and Chateaux
Relais and Châteaux is an exclusive collection of nearly 500 of the Finest Hotels and Gourmet Restaurants in 55 countries, they have over 40 venues in the UK
Renaissance Hotels and Resorts (part of the Marriott Group) are a 4 star full-service brand providing guests with the ambiance of a boutique brand and guest savvy service. Leisure facilities include fitness centres and swimming pools
Rocco Forte Hotels are set in prestigious city centre locations across the UK and Europe providing luxurious rooms, fine dining experiences, class-leading facilities and a dedication to the highest levels of service
Richardson Hotels provide a choice of fantastic locations, food & service in the UK's most desirable counties of Devon and Cornwall
Sarova Hotels are a small collection of 4 star hotels in London and the South of England
Shire Hotels are a small group of luxury UK Hotels and Spas for Business, Weekend and Leisure Breaks
Sir Christopher Wren's House Hotel and Spa
Sir Christopher Wren's House Hotel and Spa is an elegant 17th Century town house, located in a privileged position in Windsor between the banks of the River Thames, and Windsor Castle
The Sir Christopher Wren's House hotel which had been run by administrators was bought by Sarova Hotels in March 2011.
Small Luxury Hotels
Small Luxury Hotels of the World is an unrivalled collection of over four hundred independent Luxury Hotels in more than 65 countries, there are around forty based in the UK
Sofitel Luxury Hotels (Franchised by Accor Hotels) are among the finest 4 and 5 star hotels available combining exacting standards with a delicate French touch, in enchanting settings
Spring Park Hotels
Spring Park have rebranded as Life Hotels and now run the Nottingham Gateway Hotel
Starwoods Group have a small collection of 4 and 5 star hotels in the UK under the Sheraton, Le Meridien and Westin Brands, globally Starwood have over 860 hotels in over 95 countries
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Strathmore Hotels are a small group of mid-market hotels in Scotland, Cumbria and North Yorkshire
Swallow Hotels have a number of hotels across the UK, from beautifully restored Castles and Manor Houses, to modern city centre venues.
Each with its own distinctive character, providing high standards of accommodation and facilities making them an ideal location for business or leisure breaks
The Hotel Collection
Formerly known as Puma Hotels, The Hotel Collection features 21 unique hotels in inspirational locations across the UK.
From glorious open countryside to historic towns and cities and classic seaside resorts, the hotels are in settings that suit every mood.
The Independents are a network of carefully selected independently owned UK hotels
Thistle is a full service hotel company with over 40 hotels nationwide, many in superb city-centre locations, and offering a wide choice of dining and other leisure facilities
Travelodge offer budget overnight stay facilities at over 320 locations across the UK and while food and drink choices vary from location to location, they all offer the one thing you expect from Travelodge - consistent quality at reasonable prices
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Vienna Group of Hotels provide accommodation in London and Brighton.
They have now rebranded as the Lowy Group
Village Hotels and Leisure
Village Hotel and Leisure Clubs (part of De Vere Group) are a new kind of 3 and 4 star hotel where cutting-edge style meets everyday affordability with complimentary access to the Leisure Club for all guests
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Warner Leisure Hotels
Warner Leisure Hotels are exclusively for adults. Offering inclusive half-board UK short breaks at stunning locations, with a wide range of activities, good food and live entertainment every night.
The price of a break includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner everyday, a variety of leisure activities and nightly live entertainment
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Welcome Break offers Hotels and Lodges across the UK motorway network, mostly branded as Days Inn
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English Rose Hotels
English Rose Hotels were a privately owned family business with a unique portfolio of quality hotels based mostly around key locations in Yorkshire.
The company went into administration in 2011 and the hotels will be sold as going concerns.
These include the Clifton Hotel, Hackness Grange Hotel, The Royal Hotel and the Wrea Head Hotel.
Eton Collection were Luxury Boutique Hotels in London, Leeds and Edinburgh.
The hotels are Quebecs in Leeds, the Glasshouse in Edinburgh and three London hotels - the Academy, the Colonnade and Threadneedles.
Eton Hotel Group went into administration in June 2010 and the hotels were bought out of administration in December 2010 by the US-based Westmont Hospitality Group who own more than 500 hotels in Europe, North America and Asia.
Westmont Hospitality Group is one of the largest franchisees of InterContinental and Hilton hotels worldwide and also works with Starwood, Accor, Wyndham, Choice Hotels and Best Western.
Folio Hotels were a collection of over 30 three and four star hotels, with locations across the UK offering a group of traditionally run, individual hotels.
Folio Hotels went into Administration in January 2009 and the majority of the hotels are now run by
Pedersen Hotel collection consists of 4 star hotels offering modern day facilities in contemporary surroundings with dedicated staff and great service.
Pedersen Hotel Group went into administration in July 2010 and the individual hotels have been sold as going concerns.
The Novotel Bristol Centre, the Crowne Plaza Reading, the Regency Park hotel Newbury and the Winchester hotel are likely to remain under their current brandings
while the Sheffield Park is due to re-brand as Hilton Doubletree
Purple Hotels specialised in relatively inexpensive hotels, feature rich with large en-suite rooms, air-conditioning and walk in luxury power showers.
Unfortunately the company went into administration in January 2008.
Ramada Jarvis were a hotel management group who operated a number of franchised 3 star and 4 star hotels in popular locations across the UK.
They have had a difficult time in recent years and in early 2011 a number of Ramada Hotels changed Management Company going to
where they continue to trade under the Ramada Brands (Franchised from
Wyndham Hotel Group).
Ramada Jarvis went into administration on the 30th September 2011, however a new joint venture called
took over the day to day running of many of the hotels
which rebranded as
(Franchised from the Accor Hotel Group).
Please Note: This affects individual hotels, the various Ramada Brands remain unaffected.
Stop Inns were a small group of 2 and 3 star hotels based in the Midlands and Northern England.
Unfortunately the Real Hotel Company who owned the hotels entered into administration in January 2009 and the hotels were closed.
Following a refurbishment program some of these hotels have re-opened, but under new branding.
Venture Hotels were a small group of independent leisure and business hotels located in the North West of England
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Von Essen hotels were a private collection of individual luxury Country House Hotels in the UK and France, each with a distinctive style and character, many were branded under the Relais and Chateaux Brand.
On the 20th April 2011 Von Essen Hotels holding company went into administration with debts of more than £250m.
The 28 hotels in the group, including Cliveden in Berkshire, the Royal Crescent in Bath and Amberley Castle in West Sussex will continue to trade as normal.
On the 3rd May 2011 Von Essen administrators closed the Hunstrete House Hotel near Bath.
The hotel had been operating at a loss for some time and had only been able to continue trading with Von Essen's support.
Guests at Hunstrete House have been moved to nearby hotels.