Macdonald adds an Old Swan

16th Jan 2006

The Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate has joined Macdonald Hotels and
as its £5 million refurbishment is set to be completed.Operating more than 60 hotels across the UK, Macdonald Hotels and Resorts
controls a business with an annual turnover of around £250 million.

Paul Gill, the General Manager at the Old Swan Hotel, said it was great news
to become part of one of the most prestigious hotel chains in the UK:


“Macdonald Hotels and Resorts is highly respected in the industry and have a
portfolio of luxury properties throughout England and Scotland.



“Thanks to the £5 million refurbishment, The Old Swan Hotel is being brought
up to a similar standard.


“All of our 136 bedrooms and bathrooms have been refurbished - and they look


“The project has also seen five of our conference suites, Library
Restaurant, the Wedgwood Room and public areas transformed and the indoor
Garden Room and Ballroom rebuilt.


“The work has already made a big difference to the whole feel of the hotel
and we have already introduced the Macdonald standards to our conference and
banqueting guests.


“The group has some extremely fine hotels in its portfolio such as the
five-star The Macdonald Bath Spa and The Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort
in Scotland.


“We have always enjoyed a good reputation in Harrogate but we want to expand
our market nationally and internationally and joining the Macdonald group
should help us to achieve that.”


The £5 million project is due to be completed next month.



Recommended for you

Follow Breaking Travel News

Travel Events Calendar

Media Partnerships

Global Restaurant Investment ForumThe Hospitality & Tourism SummitCATHIC
ITB AsiaChina Outbound Travel & Tourism MarketThe Travel Marketing Store
Serviced Apartment SummitWorld Travel MarketIMEX
AHICWTTCRoutes Online
UBM Aviation