InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a deal to open a new Hotel Indigo in London’s Clerkenwell in 2021.
The hotel group has signed a management agreement with Omenport Developments to build a new 151-bedroom hotel as the fifth Hotel Indigo in London when launches in three years’ time.
Hotel Indigo London – Clerkenwell will comprise the current listed building of the Hat & Feathers pub as well as two newly-built wings, an all-day restaurant plus five meeting rooms.
The existing pub will also be incorporated into the new hotel.
Jon Colley, head of development, UK&I, IHG, commented: “We are excited to bring Hotel Indigo London – Clerkenwell into portfolio. We are seeing strong growth in the boutique market in the UK and this hotel strengthens our position in the capital. This signing will join the newly opened Kimpton Fitzroy London and Hotel Indigo London – 1 Leicester Square to build out our boutique presence in the UK’s capital.”
Established in 2004, Hotel Indigo is IHG’s upscale boutique brand and has over 100 hotels across more than 15 countries.
The brand is set to double its portfolio presence over the next three to five years and continue its growth as one of the largest boutique brands.
IHG has 15 Hotel Indigo properties in the UK and a further 7 in the pipeline. This year IHG has opened Hotel Indigo Stratford upon Avon and is due to open Hotel Indigo Bath and Hotel Indigo Chester later in the year.