St James’s Hotel Group has appointed Simon Hall as general manager for the 166-bed boutique Hotel Indigo Bath.
Joining the group with over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Hall will oversee the day to day running of the new hotel, which is set to launch in spring 2018.
Sian Pirone, director of sales and marketing for St James’s Hotel Group, said: “We are delighted to have Simon joining our team at such a pivotal point in the development of the hotel. With Simon’s passion for hotels and proven track record in developing and managing a successful team, we are excited to work together towards the successful launch of Hotel Indigo Bath next year.”
Prior to joining the group, Hall worked as general manager at the 332- bedroom Holiday Inn London-Regent’s Park. During his time there, Hall moved the hotel up 60 places on TripAdvisor, achieved Venue Verdict Gold status for meetings and raised over £25,000 for the hotel’s nominated charity.
Hall said: “It is a wonderful time to join the Hotel Indigo Bath team. I am looking forward to working with the fun and unique Indigo brand to develop the hotel’s ethos in the coming months in preparation for the launch. My priorities include developing my team so that we have a successful launch and deliver a best-in-class guest experience at Hotel Indigo Bath.”
Hotel Indigo Bath is location on South Parade, near Bath Abbey, Roman Baths and Pulteney Bridge. The hotel will offer 166 guestrooms designed to reflect architects and novelists who made Bath famous.