Von Essen Hotels News

Sale agreed on Von Essen’s Ynyshir Hall

Sale agreed on Von Essen’s Ynyshir Hall

10th Jan 2012 Hotel News

The latest property run by Von Essen Hotels, which went into administration last year, is to be sold for an undisclosed sum. This will be the 19th sale from the group, with more expected over the next few months.

Hotel Verta goes into administration

Hotel Verta goes into administration

15th Aug 2011 Hotel News

Hotel Verta, located on the south side of the River Thames, opposite Chelsea Harbour Pier, has gone into administration. The £50 million luxury hotel was opened by von Essen Hotels last September.

Administrators of von Essen accuse founder of “exaggerating” assets

26th Jun 2011 Hotel News

The founder of the collapsed hotel chain, von Essen, has been accused by its administrators of “exaggerating” the group’s assets. Administrators at Ernst & Young claim that Andrew Davis overestimated the assets of the hotel chain, even after it had gone into administration with debts of nearly £300 million.

von Essen hotel chain up for sale

von Essen hotel chain up for sale

5th Jun 2011 Hotel News

Christie & Co have been appointed to oversee the sale of hotel chain von Essen. Consisting of 27 country house hotels, the group is already attracting “huge interest”, according to the brokers.

Von Essen administrators call for police investigation

Von Essen administrators call for police investigation

16th May 2011 Hotel News

Ernst & Young is reported to have contacted City of London Police after concerns over accounting irregularities at Von Essen Hotels. A loan, thought to be in the region of £30m, is believed to have been spent shortly before the company fell into administration.

Von Essen hotels slips into administration

Von Essen hotels slips into administration

21st Apr 2011 Hotel News

Luxury hotel group Von Essen, which owns 28 hotels including some of Britain’s finest castles, has gone into administration with debts of more than £250 million. The collapse comes after a period of rapid expansion for the organisation, with reports suggesting Von Essen has been unable to make repayments on loans.

Hotel Verta prepares for takeoff

Hotel Verta prepares for takeoff

8th Nov 2010 Hotel News

Hotel Verta, situated on the Thames at Battersea has launched. Home to London’s only commercial heliport, the property is part of von Essen hotels and is a departure from the norm, offering a unique hotel experience to leisure and business guests coming to London.