Stuart Bailey, CEO for the Splendid Hospitality Group says: “We are delighted to acquire the New Ellington Hotel which enhances our existing collection, giving us a stronger accommodation proposition in the region. This boutique hotel is ideally located for both the business and leisure traveller and we look forward to welcoming guests to the hotel.”
Located in the heart of Leeds financial district, the hotel is named after the Duke of Ellington who played at the Leeds music festival back in 1958. The chic, art deco inspired hotel boasts 34 sumptuous, individually designed rooms. There are two contemporary conference rooms accommodating up to 30 guests and a popular bar called the Gin Garden, serving a variety of different gins.
The expanding Splendid Hospitality Group portfolio has 18 hotels and in Yorkshire includes the Holiday Inn Express Leeds East, Hotel Indigo York, Holiday Inn Express York and Yorkshire’s only 5 star hotel the Grand Hotel and Spa York. In London they own and manage two prestigious hotels the Conrad London St James and the newly opened Hilton London Bankside.