Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the international arm of Aimbridge Hospitality, has been named as the management company responsible for running the Mercure Newport hotel in Wales.
David Anderson, executive vice president – international at Interstate Hotels & Resorts, said: “The Mercure Newport is part of an exciting development right in the heart of the city centre, converting one of the area’s most prominent buildings – the Chartist Tower – into a travel, leisure and business destination.
“The hotel is in a great location, with the city’s many amenities within walking distance, and transport links within easy reach, too.”
The 15-storey hotel is set to open in the first quarter of 2022 and forms part of a multimillion-pound redevelopment of the Chartist Tower, the city’s tallest building. Mercure Newport will feature more than 130 guest rooms, as well as a dedicated meeting floor, and a number of food and beverage offerings, including a restaurant with an outside rooftop terrace area.
The wider development will also see 30,000 square foot of office space created, as well as 18,000 square foot of retail space.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts pan-European portfolio currently stands at 129 properties across the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia/CIS, with brands under its belt including Hilton Garden Inn, Hyatt Place and Crowne Plaza.
Interstate’s portfolio also comprises a number of independent hotels, restaurants and spa and health brands, including Marco Pierre White, Novelli at City Quays and Mamucium.