IHG opens Lodge Indigo property in Exeter – Enterprise Traveller

IHG Accommodations and Resorts has opened its newest Lodge Indigo property within the UK, positioned within the southwest metropolis of Exeter.

The 104-room lodge is housed inside a former Home of Fraser division retailer on town’s Catherine Road, which closed in 2019.

Lodge Indigo Exeter has drawn inspiration from the unique constructing on the location – the Colson’s division retailer which was opened in 1792 by native milliner Mrs Colson.

Rooms characteristic Hypnos beds with Egyptian cotton linen, in addition to Nespresso espresso machines, 43-inch TVs and free wifi.

Amenities embrace Colson’s Bar and Restaurant, rooftop bar Becketts, The Dugout Sports activities bar, and The Retreat Spa with 4 remedy rooms, two hydrotherapy swimming pools, health centre, sauna, steam room, nail bar and a lounge serving champagne.

Lodge Indigo Exeter is operated by Castlebridge Hospitality, which additionally counts Lodge Indigo Chester, Lodge Indigo Stratford upon Avon and Lodge Indigo Bathtub (which opened in 2020) inside its portfolio.

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The Lodge Indigo model launched in 2004, and at present has round 135 properties throughout over 15 nations, together with current openings in Vienna, Brisbane, New York and Tokyo, with an additional 124 lodges within the model’s pipeline.

Commenting on the information Carol Hoeller, vice chairman international manufacturers – Lodge Indigo, stated:

“That is one other thrilling opening for the Lodge Indigo model. The southwest of England has all the time been a draw for guests as a result of distinctive metropolis neighbourhood and character of Exeter itself.

“Lodge Indigo Exeter will draw on all these hallmarks to make sure our company expertise the true native flavour of the world in every keep on the lodge.

“The Lodge Indigo model has skilled an excellent 2022 with sturdy development globally, with native openings corresponding to this in Exeter a key driver for that development.”

Lodge Indigo Exeter is the second property to open within the metropolis beneath a significant hospitality group this yr, following the disclosing of a Courtyard by Marriott lodge located subsequent to Sandy Park – a convention and occasions centre and residential to the Exeter Chiefs rugby union membership.

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