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Lenny Henry opens 600th Premier Inn

Lenny Henry opens 600th Premier Inn

Lenny Henry celebrated the opening of the UK’s biggest budget hotel chains 600th hotel this week in Stratford-Upon-Avon, the historical birthplace of Shakespeare.

The new Premier Inn in Stratford-upon-Avon is centrally located within a convenient five minutes’ walk of historical sites such as Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Anne Hathaway’s cottage.

Lenny Henry said, “I am delighted to open the 600th Premier Inn Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon. I have been travelling around the UK on my current comedy tour and staying at Premier Inn along the way. I look forward to adding Stratford-upon-Avon to my list.”

Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants Managing Director, Patrick Dempsey said, “This landmark 600th opening means that customers will continue to benefit from great value hotel accommodation nationwide. Our Stratford-upon–Avon hotel is in the heart of the town and our customers will enjoy a short walk to some of the best attractions in the UK.”

Stratford-Upon-Avon is a bustling British heritage town offering something for everyone; from historical sites, a busy high street perfect for shopping and a country landscape ideal for long walks.


The hotel offers 87 comfortable bedrooms, as well as contemporary restaurant and bar. Each room caters for up to two adults and two children (aged 15 and under) and includes an en-suite bathroom with shower and bath; a king size Premier Dream bed with duvet; remote control TV/radio alarm; tea/coffee making facilities, and a spacious desk area with internet access. Rooms start from just £29 per room per night and can be booked at