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Newquay hotel under new management

The Legacy Hotel Victoria in Newquay
A UK-wide hotel management company has taken over the operation of one of Newquay’s finest hotels as it moves into Cornwall for the first time.
Legacy Hotels and Resorts has signed a three-year deal to manage and operate The Hotel Victoria in East Street. Fifty staff at the newly-named Legacy Hotel Victoria will be retained at the 71-bedroom hotel which has a further 34 bedrooms in a lodge.

Current owners the Taylor family, who have owned the venue for the last 40 years, will continue to operate the on-site Mexican restaurant, an Irish bar and a 2,100 capacity nightclub – the biggest in Cornwall.

Jim Gordon, managing director of Legacy Hotels and Resorts, said the group was looking forward to establishing its presence in Cornwall.

“The Taylor family has run the Victoria hotel to extremely high standards over the last four decades and it is located in a fantastic position overlooking Great Western Beach in Newquay Bay,” he said.

“We have great experience in running three and four star hotels across the UK and we are pleased to have signed a full management contract for the next three years to build on the hotel’s success.

“Our management expertise will boost its sales and marketing presence throughout Newquay and Cornwall because it is an excellent venue for leisure breaks, conferences and weddings.

“There is a great range of facilities on-site so whether you want to take a dip in the indoor pool overlooking the sea, detox in the sauna or steam room or look at the live webcam to check out the surf before deciding whether to put on your wet suit there is everything to meet your needs.

“This is an exciting addition to our portfolio and we are looking forward to welcoming leisure and business guests.”

Richard Taylor said Legacy Hotels and Resorts has a fantastic track-record in the industry of driving hotels forward.

“We were keen to appoint an established hotel management company to take over the day-to-day running of the Victoria while I concentrate on the bar, club and restaurant operation,” he said.

“The restaurant, bar and nightclub remain popular with our visitors and the local community and we want to keep these businesses moving forward.

“The facilities we have along with the friendliness and professionalism of our staff helps us to attract guests whether they are enjoying a holiday in Cornwall or visiting for business reasons and I am sure Jim and his team will take the hotel from strength to strength.”

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