Effective 15 February 2016, Asia based Compass Hospitality Group has signed up its 8th hotel in UK with the management of The Victoria Hotel in Chadderton, Oldham located about 11 kilometres northeast of Manchester. The 1800 Victorian styled hotel has 72 keys, a restaurant, a lounge, function rooms, landscaped gardens for outdoor events, and ample on-site car parking. The hotel is conveniently connected to Manchester City Centre and Manchester Airport in the south via the nearby M60 motorway, Metrolink light rail network and National Rail’s railway line.
The hotel was jointly acquired by Singapore based Seacare Hospitality Pte Ltd and Compass Hospitality. Both parties also partnered in the acquisition of the Big Sleep Hotels’ portfolio in Cardiff, Cheltenham and Eastbourne in August 2015.
Once a manor house, the property was refurbished into a hotel and many of its rooms and suites have nice garden views. At Mr. Brown’s Restaurant, guests enjoy their meals in cozy surroundings with a large marine fish tank as an added feature. In addition to the restaurant, drinks, snacks and afternoon teas can be enjoyed at the Lounge which adjoins the hotel reception lobby.
For hosted events and weddings, The Elizabeth accommodates up to 200 guests while The MacNeil can host smaller groups of up to 100. For even smaller functions and dinners, The George-Eliot is an ideal choice with its coffered ceiling, elegant interiors and its own separate pre-function foyer.
A short drive away to Manchester is Old Trafford Football Ground and Museum, home to Manchester United and its 130 years of football history, as well as the newer City of Manchester Stadium. Stonerig Raceway offers adrenalin filled fun with its 8 tracks and race simulation in a Formula One car. At Peak District National Park covering an area of 1,440 square kilometres, nature abounds at Dove Stone Reservoirs and Saddleworth Moor.
Compass Hospitality Group’s first entry into the UK market was in April 2015, having secured the management of The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury and The White Swan Halifax. Since then, the UK portfolio has expanded to include the Big Sleep Hotels portfolio in Cardiff, Cheltenham and Eastbourne, The Lace Market Hotel in Nottingham and recently on 1 February 2016, Hawkwell House Hotel in Oxford.
Compass Hospitality’s President & CEO, Harmil Singh said, “Within ten months of our entry into the UK market in April 2015, we now have eight hotels under management in the UK. The Victoria Hotel marks an important milestone and we intend to build on our market presence here.”
For more information on The Victoria Hotel, feel free to view details at www.thevictoriamanchester.com
Note to the Editor:
Compass Hospitality, is one of Southeast Asia’s established hospitality management companies. The group manages and operates a wide portfolio of 45 hospitality properties across all market segments. Brand identities include Compass Hotels & Suites, Citrus Hotels, Citin Hotels and Ananda Resorts and Spas. Compass’ portfolio includes hotels, resorts, executive serviced apartments and spas located in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya in Thailand; in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Pulau Langkawi in Malaysia; and in Shrewsbury, Halifax, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Eastbourne, Nottingham, Oxford, Manchester, Inverness, Leeds, Coventry, Scarborough and Dundee in the UK.
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