Dalata has opened a 278-bedroom Maldron Hotel in Manchester, off of Oxford Road.
The £43 million 17-storey hotel, which is located opposite Circle Square and was developed by a joint venture partnership between Sir Robert McAlpine Capital Ventures Limited and Catalyst Capital, has created more than 60 jobs, and its opening will be followed by the start of the construction of a second Maldron Hotel on Chapel Street later this year.
The new hotel, which joins Dalata's Clayton Hotel Manchester City Centre, which opened earlier this year, includes a ground floor bar & restaurant on the ground floor, the Red Bean Roastery Coffee Shop, a fitness suite, and meeting rooms.
Statement By Dalata CEO
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Dalata Hotel Group CEO Dermot Crowley, CEO of Dalata Hotel Group stated, "I am delighted that we are opening a second hotel in Manchester in the space of two months. It demonstrates our belief in Manchester as a city. There are many reasons for corporate and leisure customers to visit the city which makes it an ideal location for Dalata Hotel Group to invest in.
"Our Maldron hotel is located within an area of the city that has received significant investment over the last few years, and it’s exciting to be a part of that. The hotel’s location will benefit a range of audiences in the area, from the start ups and entrepreneurs looking for meeting spaces, to students looking to meet their parents for a meal, and of course those looking to stay and explore the city and all it offers.
"We have an experienced and talented management team led by general manager Carl Davies, who has been with the Dalata Hotel Group since 2016. They look forward to welcoming guests to the hotel and introducing the Maldon brand to the city of Manchester."
Statement By Managing Director At Marketing Manchester
Managing Director at Marketing Manchester Sheona Southern stated, "We are pleased to welcome the opening of this brand-new Maldron hotel, which is yet another mark of the strength and resilience of the visitor economy in Greater Manchester, which has seen visitor levels making a strong comeback.
"The hotel's location is an integral part of the new Circle Square neighbourhood, offering a significant new area in Manchester City Centre for visitors to explore, and is ideally placed for the future Innovation District on Oxford Road, making it a fantastic choice for both business and leisure travellers. Marketing Manchester look forward to working in partnership to promote the hotel to visitors, and we wish the team every success in their opening."
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